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SKIING WEEK AT SPITSBERGEN 78° N

SKIING WEEK AT SPITSBERGEN 78° N

 

Type: Skiing Expedition

 

Duration: 9 days

 

Group: Minimum group size 8 persons, max 12 persons

 

 

Program:

Day1                          

Flight from home destination via Oslo to Longyearbyen
Meeting Vidar the Viking at the airport
After arrival transfer to guesthouse at Longyearbyen
Overnight

Day2   

Breakfast
Sightseeing Longyearbyen 
Equipment check
Dinner
Overnight

 

Day 3  

Breakfast
Transfer to Todalen
Start skiing towards Coles Bay. If clear sky - the midnight sun is shining day and night 
Outdoor lunch
Arrival at Coles Bay, previous mining settlement 
Dinner and overnight at old russian cottage
Day distance 28 km

 

Day 4  

Breakfast
Start skiing towards Barentsburg along the ice fjord sea
Outdoor lunch
Arrival at Barentsburg, Russian coal mining city with 1000 inhabitants
Check in at Hotel Barentsburg
Sauna and swimming pool
Dinner and overnight
Day distance 22 km


Day 5  

Breakfast
Start skiing excursion to Cape Linne, passing the rock formation ,"the fortress" 
Outdoor lunch 
Dinner and overnight at Cape Linne - Norwegian radio station
Day distance 35 km


Day 6

Breakfast
Start skiing to Greenfjord glacier
Outdoor lunch, crossing the summit of the glacier, panorama view from summit
Arrival at Grønfjord glacier cottage, an russian cottage situated by the glacier front
Dinner and overnight in the cottage
Day distance 25km

 

Day 7

Breakfast
Start skiing /Snowmobile from Grønfjord glacier back to Longyeartown, 30km pulled by rope after snowmobile
Outdoor lunch
After 25km skiing, arrival to starting point 
Return to guesthouse, dinner and overnight
Day distance 55km


Day 8  

Breakfast
Extra storm day
Skiing to the Fox summit, panoramic view over Longyearbyen 
Return to the guesthouse
Dinner and overnight
Day distance 20km


Day 9  

Transfer to airport
Departure from Longyearbyen airport to home destinations

 

Departure: Longyearbyen

Service language: Norwegian, English, German, French, Russian

Prices: 23.500 DK person

Informations: Occasionally weather conditions may be unsuitable or other circumstances may cause changes to the itinerary. We reserve the right to change the program if this should be the case.

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