Lofoten Islands, Northern Norway

Backcountry Skiing with Ingrid Backstrom in the Lofoten Islands, Northern Norway

December - May


Lofoten Islands, Northern Norway


Beginner - Advanced


December - May

Ingrid Backstrom

Iconic backcountry skier, The North Face Athlete and five-time winner of the Female Skier of the year Powder Award.

What it is

Located deep in the Arctic Circle, the quaint fishing villages at the foot of the mountains in Lofoten, offer a convenient base for a genuine Norwegian adventure. You will find plenty of rorbuer, traditional fisherman?s cabins and expect a friendly welcome from the locals as they serve up a combination of fresh flavours and vibrant culture. The stunning archipelago of the Lofoten Islands extend far into the Atlantic Ocean and expeditions offer transportation by boat to the coveted powder snow. It is a vast coastal area with jagged granite mountains, providing endless opportunities for ski touring. Summit-to-sea descents, testing couloirs and open birch forests will meet the ambitions of every ski adventurer, whether beginner or advanced.

Who it is for

Anyone wishing to ski in stunning scenery and explore the Norwegian culture, in a landscape that provides endless opportunities for ski touring, whether beginner or advanced.