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2024/2025

Arctic Splitboard Adventure Backcountry Camp

Join us on this backcountry splitboard course taking you to the most breathtaking snowboard destination on earth, the arctic north of Norway.

Tromso, Norway

Heart of the Arctic
17th March 2024
7 Nights + 7 Days Guiding
Incredible Floating Home in the Fjords
4100€
Group 26

Intro


Discover the Ultimate Arctic Adventure: Splitboarding the Tromsø Archipelago.

Without a doubt, Arctic Norway is the most incredible splitboard destination on earth. Picture yourself in the heart of the Arctic, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes of pristine snow-covered mountains, deep fjords, and the enchanting Northern Lights dancing across the night sky. Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime as you explore the picturesque Tromsø Archipelago over seven thrilling days of splitboarding.

Throughout this adventure you’ll have the opportunity to traverse multiple islands surrounding Tromsø, heading deep into the remote arctic wilderness. Whether it’s conquering the mountains of Kvaløya, Ringvassøya, Vengsøy, Tamokdalen, mainland Tromsø, or Southern Lyngen accessible by road, or embarking on a boat expedition from Ersfjord to access a remote island, the possibilities are endless.

Tromsø isn’t just another splitboarding destination; it’s a step away from the more popular ski touring itineraries and an expedition into the unknown, a chance to disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with the wild. As you ascend the snow-clad peaks, every turn you make offers unrivaled views of this Arctic wonderland. It’s a place where untouched powder stashes await your descent, and the sense of freedom is boundless.

Rest assured, you won’t navigate this Arctic playground alone. Your guide for the week is Merrick Johnston, a multi-talented athlete who guides on randonnée, telemark and splitboard, who has been guiding for over 20 years. Merrick is a Tromso local

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Is it for me?


The Arctic Norway snowboard course is for advanced level riders with previous off piste experience. This should include riding a variety of terrain and snow conditions, including tree runs and steeper slopes. You must have a very good level of fitness, enabling you to tour for up to 2-3 hours a day. No previous splitboard experience is necessary.

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What's Included

  • 7 days professional guiding
  • 7 nights accommodation on Volda Floating Home
  • Airport transfers & local transport
  • Boat trip to splitboard a remote island
  • 3 course evening meals
  • Breakfasts & lunches

Arctic Splitboard Adventure Backcountry Camp

17th March 2024
4100€
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The Accommodation

Incredible Floating Home in the Fjords

The accommodation for this trip will not disappoint! You will be staying in a very unique and beautifully designed floating home, privately anchored on a glistening Norwegian fjord. Volda is a modern floating lodge, crafted from a 1960s car ferry which has been magnificently restored and restyled with classic, clean-lined Scandi décor and furnishings.

Everyone will have a private sleeping cabin and there are three large, shared bathrooms. There are plenty of social areas in the boats 340m2 space, with two large living rooms and a kitchen area.

Surrounded by picture-perfect mountain scenery, there really is no better location from which relax after a day of epic splitboarding. With long evenings, you can sit back in comfort to watch diverse wildlife… or the elusive Northern Lights.

 

17th March 2024 - 24th March 2024
Group 207

Structure

Day 1 – Meet at Tromso airport. Afternoon equipment check, safety training & tour

Day 2 – Van transfer to regional islands / summits for touring

Day 3 – Van transfer to regional islands / summits for touring

Day 4 – Van transfer to regional islands / summits for touring

Day 5 – Boat trip to remote island for touring

Day 6 – Van transfer to regional islands / summits for touring

Day 7 – Van transfer to regional islands / summits for touring

Day 8 – Depart for home

 

The exact itinerary of this splitboard trip remains flexible to allow for variations with the weather and snow conditions.


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