Who is this trip for? - This trip is open for anyone who is interested to start in the sport of ski touring and would like to know more about the equipment needed and also the best way to plan your own trip into the mountains. It would also be of interest to those who already had some ski touring experience in the past but are looking to brush up on techniques. When you make your booking please leave a comment on your ski experience so we have a good idea of your level. PLEASE BE HONEST!
Weather - We hope you can always experience Romsdal in perfect sunshine and blue skies, however, we cannot predict the weather so please be prepared for all mother nature can throw at you. Warm and sunny to Heavy snow showers, very cold, windy and challenging!
Fitness Level - This is not a training camp where we will push you to your limits, However, we do recommend you have a good level of fitness to be able to be out in the Mountains for at least 5 - 7 hours. We will have regular stops and we will not be going at a pace where anyone feels it to be a struggle.
Equipment - We will email out a much more detailed equipment and clothing list once your all booked, here are a few of the essentials.
- Touring Skis + Tech Bindings. R
- Skins(2 pairs) R
- Ski Touring Boots with a good walk mode. R
- Touring backpack with good ski carrying attachement 30L minimum.
- Avalanche Transceiver + Probe + Shovel. R
- Helmet rated for skiing.
R - Can be rented locally
Example Itinerary -
Day 1 - On the first day we will introduce all the equipment you will be using and we will also be able to do a local summit. We will usually head to the Skorgedalen area on this day as the area gives us many different options. 800-1200m
Day 2 - We will have a longer day out on the mountains today in either the Isfjorden or Mandalen areas of Romsdal. 1000-1500m
*The days can vary depending on the weather and groups abilities*
Included in the price:
- Experienced and professional guide.
- MoonValley Nutrition.
Excluded from price:
- Accommodation + Meals (optional)
- Personal travel and medical Insurance
- Ski equipment rental
Price - 2500kr
Duration - 2 Days
Max Number of Skiers - 6
Minimum Skiers - 2