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Ski touring

Ski touring is the great combination of hiking and climbing in the mountains and the speed and fun we find in off-piste skiing. We make several different Ski touring trips to different areas, put your climbing skins on and discover a new side of the mountain.

Ski touring

Sail and Ski – ski touring from boat in Lyngen Alps

Sail and Ski – ski touring from boat in Lyngen Alps

Sail and ski! Join the powder ship and sail around Lyngen for a different ski tour. You cannot get closer to nature and its elements than this. The sailboat will take us to the mountains, uphill we hike on climbing skins and downhill we enjoy great skiing.
Ski Touring in Gratangen, Narvik - Norway

Ski Touring in Gratangen, Narvik - Norway

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Haute Route ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt

Haute Route ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt

The Haute Route is a multi-day ski tour from Chamonix to Zermatt. This classic journey was first completed as a glacier trek in the summer of 1861 by members of the Alpine Club. They named it the High Level Route. The name was translated into French and became commonly known as the Haute Route when it was first successfully undertaken on skis in 1903.
Svalbard and Spitsbergen by boat – sail and ski

Svalbard and Spitsbergen by boat – sail and ski

Svalbard and Spitsbergen is a magic place with a unique nature and wildlife. You can find both arctic fox, reindeer and polar bears. In the sea there are whales, dolphins, seals and walruses. Around us rises a range of beautiful mountains out of the sea and offers wonderful opportunities for ski touring.
Gran Paradiso ski tour – Italian Haute Route

Gran Paradiso ski tour – Italian Haute Route

For those backcountry skiers who enjoy untouched snow conditions, majestic views, Italian food and a great atmosphere this is a place not to be missed. The journey will take place over five intense days including an marvel ascent of the Gran Paradiso peak at 4061 m, in other words a paradise for all those backcountry skiers out there.
The Skiers Haute Route - Andermatt – Engelberg - Urner Skitour

The Skiers Haute Route - Andermatt – Engelberg - Urner Skitour

The Ultimate Haute Route skitour for those who likes long nice runs. Every day we are rewarded with a run down that is 1000 meter vertical or more.


Haute Route Pyrenees – in Aigüestortes national park

Haute Route Pyrenees – in Aigüestortes national park

Welcome to a great ski touring area in Europe without crowds. The Aigüestortes national park is a great place for ski touring – without the intense amount of visitors as you find in other ski touring areas in the Alps.
Ski touring course around Riksgränsen and Narvik

Ski touring course around Riksgränsen and Narvik

Ski touring is a wonderful combination of beautiful views, the stillness of being in the mountains and the action of downhill skiing. The skills you need, to go on ski tours in a convenient and secure way, are very extensive. You need both personal skills of skiing, general knowledge of navigation and path choosing as well as specific knowledge of for example avalanche security. In short, there are a lot of funny things to learn and on this course we enter deeply into the above. The goal of the week is to learn more about ski touring and have amazing experiences in an extraordinary environment.
Lyngen in Norway – the most beautiful ski touring

Lyngen in Norway – the most beautiful ski touring

Far up in the northern part of Norway there is a peninsula called Lyngen. On this peninsula, and on the islands around, beautiful mountains rise out of the ocean and give us great opportunities for ski touring. The view over the fjords is indescribable and the shapes of the mountains offer superb skiing.
Avalanche course

Avalanche course

Information about this course is not available in English. Please contact us at info@mountainguide.se if you have any questions.


Ski touring week at Trollviken Lodge, Norway

Ski touring week at Trollviken Lodge, Norway

Welcome to the Trollviken Lodge by the Ofot fjord in Norway. This is a wonderful place if you wish to experience genuine mountain culture on an old fish farm in the middle of Scandinavia's best ski touring area. We enjoy good food, sleep well and discover new summits every day. In the evening we take a sauna and a swim in the fjord before dinner. Then we sleep comfortably at the lodge with the smooth rhythm of the waves as background sound. On the other side of the fjord we can see the lights from Narvik reflecting in the water.


Arctic combo – off-piste, heli-ski and ski touring

Arctic combo – off-piste, heli-ski and ski touring

Six days of skiing with a mountain guide who will find you the best snow. We are based by the fjord, at Trollviken lodge. From there we explore the best of Artic skiing. During the week we will have one day with heli-skiing.
The Swedish Haute Route – Kebnekaise, Sweden

The Swedish Haute Route – Kebnekaise, Sweden

Join us on a ski touring week in the great wilderness of Swedish Lapland. Many of the mountains in this area do not even have a name on the maps of today.
With or without names, the mountains stand there in their strength and beauty offering us fantastic skiing opportunities.

During this week we will try to summit Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest mountain.


Berner Oberland Haute Route – in Switzerland

Berner Oberland Haute Route – in Switzerland

On this tour you will see one of the most stunning mountain areas in Europe. Peaks like Jungfrau, Eiger, Monch and others all over 4000 meters lie around us. The mountain huts along the tour are very nice with good Swiss cuisine. The Bernese Oberland ski tour takes you from Grindlewald in the west to Grimselpass in the east.
Climbing and Rope techniques for skiers

Climbing and Rope techniques for skiers

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Ski touring expedition in Sarek, Sweden

Ski touring expedition in Sarek, Sweden

This trip in Europe's last wilderness has our most demanding ski touring itinerary.

In Sarek there is nothing and everything. No trails, no huts, no motor vehicles, no people. Just you and your friends and hundreds of mountains. 


Off-piste skiing an ski touring in Gudauri - Georgia

Off-piste skiing an ski touring in Gudauri - Georgia

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