Day 1. Arriving day
Meet your guide Petter and Geir at Trondheim Airport. Transfer to Oppdal
Visit to Mr. Endre Hals, the legendary ski builder and founder/owner of EVI –skis.
Endre is probably the best ski maker in the world. As a proud Norwegian ski maker, he was asked to produce the skis for the film Birkebeinerne, also known as The last King.
Accommodation: Quality Skifer Hotel
Day 2. Downhill skiing day in Oppdal
Day 2 – 5. Arctic Training and Expedition at Dovrefjell
We depart on the evening of day 2 and back on the evening of day 5.
After breakfast, pack and prepare for Arctic Expedition Training. Skiing in Dovrefjell National Park.
Winter camping and overnight in tent.
About our Arctic Training and Expedition:
The Arctic Training Course was established in 2009 when we saw the need to train and prepare our clients for arctic journeys. 8 years later people are coming from all over the world to experience how to dress, think, prepare, behave and take care of themselves in full winter. The course is a mix of indoor and outdoor workshops that covers topics like skiing, clothing and equipment, winter camping, food & nutrition, navigation, safety etc.
Guide: Geir Vie (+47 913 29185)
Day 5. End of Arctic Training and Expedition and transfer to Røros
In the morning, pack up and transfer to Røros (3 hours by car). The award winning sustainable destination and UNESCO World Heritage Site Røros offer a unique atmosphere for adventure and offer world class food experiences.
Accommodation: Røros Hotel
(+47) 72 40 80 00
14:00 Guided tour in Røros
After the tour, it’s time to relax and enjoy the fine facilities at Røros Hotel, including their amazing spa and restaurant.
Guides: Geir Vie (+47 95 44 11 53) & Petter Thorsen (+47 95 44 11 53)
Day 6. Snowmobile Safari, Reindeer Sledding, and Beer Tasting
Wake up for a nice breakfast at Røros Hotel
09:00 – 11:30 Snowmobile safari
Guide: Svein Kverneng
13:00 Reindeersledding with he adventure company “Rørosrein” (Røros Reindeer)
(Phone: +47 979 74 966 / +47 932 05 157)
Experience the Sami indigenous culture and ancient form of traveling.
The producers of Disney’s ”Frozen” spent one week at Røros for filming and inspiration. One of their reindeer formed the reindeer ”Sven” and Magne Haugom inspired is seen in the main caracter and hero ”Kristoff”.
19:00 Dinner and beer tasting at ”Berkel & Bar”
Local contact: Hilde Myhren (+47 92420367) at Destination Røros.
Day 7. Transfer to Meråker and Winter Zip Lining
After another amazing breakfast at Røros Hotel, transfer to the mountain village Meråker (approx. 3 hours by car).
In the afternoon, take a short drive to Rypetoppen Adventure Park for Via Ferrata and winter zip-line experience
Contact: Stig Andre Åsgård: +47 450 22 800
Accommodation: Kirkebyfjellet Lodge
Phone: +47 954 51 245
Contact: Jan Tore Stokke: +47 920 20 823
Day 8. Dog Sledding and XC-skiing
In the morning, from 10am to 1pm, let’s go dog sledding!
About dog sledding:
Drive your own dog team in the Norwegian wilderness and tracks of explorer Helge Ingstad.
Guide: Norway Husky Adventure / Bodil Bakken (+47 473 70 558)
After lunch, depart for Kopperå and Grova skiing center in Meråker for cross-country skiing.
Contact: Frode Estil: +47 977 85 380
About cross-country skiing:
Former Olympic Champion Frode Estil and his students (next generetion of olympic skiers) will learn you how to cross country ski. Meråker is the modern “Mekka” of nordic cross country skiing. This small village containing a regional high school with sports students have a reputation of helping young athletes to reach their potential. Many World champions, World Cup winners and Olympic medalists have been raised in this area.
Transfer from Meråker to the city of Trondheim (approx. 1,5 hours)
Accommodation: Thon Gildevangen Hotel
Day 9. End of Tour