Members can insert new events into the calendar and signup for trips, but please read the instructions before posting.
VOC trips are organized by members like yourself, not professional guides. The trips go into wilderness areas where assistance is unavailable and unexpected events can occur. You could be seriously injured or die. You are responsible for your own actions. Please use caution.

Ski Touring in Norway? · Sat. Apr. 1st - Thu. Apr. 13th

  • Details Page: Where you can see brief trip details (publicly viewable).
  • This trip does not have an associated Wiki Page.
  • This trip does not have an associated Message Board Thread.
  • Signup Page: Where you can signup, bail, edit participation entries, see/email members on the trip, etc.
  • Wikitext Page: From where you can cut and paste information formatted for the wiki.
  • Printable List Page: Which generates a printable list of participants.
  • Edit Page: Where the trip organizer can edit the entry for this trip.
  • Mark Going Page: Where the trip organizer can sign members up as "actually going".
  • Modify Signups: Where the trip organizer can change signup classes.
Organized by: Vivienne Jaehn-Kreibaum.

Start: Saturday, Apr. 1st
End: Thursday, Apr. 13th



I am visiting a friend in Gothenburg, Sweden April 14th and would like to extract more value out of such a journey across the Atlantic. Since April is still ski season (though, it's always ski season somewhere), I was thinking of touring some of the classic areas in Norway such as Lofoten, the Lyngen Alps, or Senja (open to literally anything though, since the crux is finding partners). Dates would be anywhere between April 1-13.

Full caveat: I have never been to Norway, and it is a large country. I think it makes sense to make a base in Tromso or Trondheim and explore from there. We can fly into either place and rent a car. This is not a cheap trip, but the more(people)-the-cheaper! I am also fine to sleep in vehicles, camp, hostel it up, etc.

I have a bunch of routes saved on FATMAP (premium membership is nice) and some recommendations from folks who have been there. 

About me:
Experienced backcountry skier with excellent fitness (2000m/20km is an okay day for me) and am comfortable skiing pretty much anything short of hucking cliffs. I also love traverses. Basic qualifications for you is having stoke, being avalanche trained, and ideally have some basic terrain management and navigational skills (whatever that means to you!). We can talk about ski ability and objectives later.

Otherwise, if this trip doesn't land with anyone, I'd be happy to be connected with any VOCers in Norway that may be good buddies to connect with. :)

Feel free to email me at [email protected] or send me at text at 1-650-924-6876. I am also on the Facebooks.


Posted: 2023-02-23 10:34:22