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Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing

Description

Embark on a cross-country skiing adventure in Tromsø, where you can glide along existing trails or create your own snowy path. This tour suits to both beginners and intermediates, offering a perfect opportunity to exercise and experience the satisfaction of mastering the tracks.

The journey begins outside the Scandic Ishavshotel, where you'll be picked up for a scenic 50-minute bus drive to our camp in Breivikeidet. Nestled in a picturesque valley near the sea, our basecamp provides a stunning backdrop for your skiing experience.

Upon arrival, your knowledgeable guide will welcome you and equip you with thermal suits, boots, hat, mittens, and cross-country gear (skis and poles). Before venturing into the alpine landscape, you'll receive instruction on essential skills such as movement, putting on skis, falling, and getting back on your skis. No prior experience is required, as you'll grasp the basics during the day.

As you glide through the breathtaking terrain with your guide, you'll immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings. After the skiing adventure, step into our lavvu, a traditional Sami tent, where you can warm up by the campfire and indulge in hot drinks and cake.

The basecamp is also home to around 80 huskies, adding an extra layer of excitement. Take some time to meet these friendly companions and enjoy their company. Once you've relaxed and warmed up, you'll be driven back to the city, leaving with cherished memories of your cross-country skiing escapade.

Total duration : 4 hours 30 minutes 

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM 

Boarding the bus outside Scandic Ishavshotel 

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM 

Transfer to cross-country skiing location 

9:20 AM - 11:40 AM 

Cross-country skiing, with a break for coffee/tea and cake 

11:40 AM - 12:30 PM 

Transfer to Tromsø 

Prices
Adults NOK 1290-1690 | Children (7-11 years) -50%
Meeting Time
08:00
Address
outside Scandic Ishavshotel

Practical Information

Included 

  • Transfer to and from Breivikeidet (50min each way) 

  • English-speaking guide / instructor 

  • Ski gear (poles, skis, boots) 

  • Warm clothing (thermal suits, hats, gloves) 

  • Hot drinks and cake 

  • Chance to visit our Alaskans huskies used for our dog sledding activity 

Food and beverages 

  • Hot drinks (coffee/tea) and cake will be provided. 

  • Meal is not included but can be arranged for groups. 

What to bring or wear 

  • Dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather. 

  • Bringing a scarf in cold weather. 

Restrictions 

Minimum age is 7 years old. When making a booking for a child, please kindly always inform us of the age, as our guides will then be able to prepare accordingly. 

Level of difficulty 

Medium – Please let us know of any physical conditions that we should be aware of when preparing for the tour. 

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+47 93427747
info@vervetadventures.no

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9008 Tromsø

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