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Introduction to Outdoor Skills, Snowshoe Tour to Backcountry

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Overview
During this small group tour you will experience the magnificent arctic nature on its winter costume and weather. Mountains which are rising straight from the sea and peacefulness of the nature.

You are going to challenge yourself by snowshoeing up to the fell and learn how to cope on an arctic winter conditions. During the tour you have a chance to learn how to use a map and compass.How to keep yourself warm and safe, learn how the weather conditions are here in arctic, build a snow shelter for our lunch break and how to prepare the lunch outdoors with a gasoline kitchen. Learn how life is here in arctic and how and why the locals are spending their free time out in the nature.

For this tour, you do not need to have earlier experience from snowshoeing, you will learn that easily during the tour.

You have a local guide, whose heart is beating to the nature and outdoors and who has lived here in Norden whole her life. Now her goal is to bring this arctic outdoor charm closer to you.
What to Expect
Itinerary

After pick up we will drive to the starting point. Tour will take a place at Tromsø area, where are several magnificent places to discover. We start the tour by learning how to use snowshoes, which is really easy. Everybody can do it!

During the tour you have a chance to learn how to use a map and compass on a backcountry and orienteer to our destination, how to keep yourself warm, build a snow shelter for our lunch break and how to prepare the lunch outdoors with a gasoline kitchen. Tour group is hold small, so you have for sure chance to learn outdoor skills during this tour.

Duration of the tour is about 6-7 hours, including the transportation to the destination.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Meeting point is front of the Polarmuseum, Søndre Tollbodgate 11B
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Local Guide
  • Transportation to the destination
  • Lunch - Tour includes a healthy outdoor meal together with coffee/tea. Vegetarian option possible
  • Snowshoes with poles
Exclusions
  • Waterproof and warm shoes with high ankle are required (can be rented out)
  • Wind- and waterproof pants and jacket are required, warm jacket for the break (can be rented out)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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