Give the Polar explorer in you the knowledge and skills he or she deserves! You will find enormous satisfaction while getting a good grip on snow-how, skis and skiing, tents, camps, stoves, nutrition and dehydration, whilst also being able to handle frostbite and survival.

This course is all about learning to master the polar outdoor life such as back country skiing, winter camping and survival. You will learn how to  to be able to take care of yourself out in full winter.

We will pick you up at the Trondheim Airport Værnes (TRD) and take you to where the snow is at its best. The first night we spend in a mountain lodge on the border of Sweden/Norway. Then we hit the wilderness for 2 nights in expedition tents where you get the chance to get the taste and knowledge of what it takes to go on a real expedition! During the 4 days of inside and outside workshops you will learn all the basic skills, and get first hand information, tips & tricks needed to enjoy and survive in cold conditions.

After this course you will you will know your own strengths and limitations and be prepared plan your own skiing tour or join an expedition one of the poles.

After intensive days in the field it is good to find a nice hot shower on the hotel, chill out with a beer, eat a nice meal and view a fun slideshow from our training week.

After this course you will know what it takes to head into a winter expedition and you will know your own strengths and limitations.

Field Description
Season: Winter
Dates: 2017 January 11th to 15th, January 18th to 22nd, January 25th to 29th, February 1st to 5th, February 8th to 12th, February 15th to 19th, February 22nd to 26th, March 1st to 5th, March 8th to 12th, March 15th to 19th, March 29th to April 2nd
Accomodation: 2 nights in lodge/hotel, 2 nights in tent.
Prior knowledge: You must have some outdoor experience and be in relatively good shape. There will be long days outdoors and lots of learning. On these courses we usually have a mix of guests with and without back country skiing experience. If you have feel unsure if this part of the course can be too difficult please let us know. You can either join our skiing course/come a few days earlier for some practice.
Participants: 2-12
Adult price: NOK 16.000,-
Price includes: Accommodation, all meals, transfer from/to Trondheim Vaernes Airport (TRD), skis, poles, ski boots, sleds, sleeping bag and all equipment needed for the outdoor camping.
Not included: Flight to/from Trondheim (TRD), clothing, beverage
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