Steep Skiing and Ski Mountaineering Course

Traveling in steep winter terrain is challenging and require technical skills and knowledge. This course is designed to prepare the participants for steep skiing and steep climbing. We will focus on basic techniques with boot crampons and axe for our climb up and down and our skiing technique on steep faces. The terrain in Lofoten is the perfect match for this course allowing quick easy access to steep terrain and technical ski descents. Our IFMGA Guides/Instructors will take you on amazing ski lines while instructing/coaching you on technique and technical skills along the way. This course will surely change the way you look at skiing and improve your safety while traveling in steep big mountain terrain.

Is this Course for me?

This course is designed advanced and experienced skiers looking to take their skills to the next level. You must be comfortable skiing on 40 degree plus snow slopes in order to even sign up for this course. Please contact us if you have any questions about your skill level and what is required to enter this course. Also feel free to request a tailored made course for you and your partners.


If you need lodging during your stay, Lofoten ski Lodge is the ultimate place to be! We provide packages with lodging and ski guiding. Read more about Lofoten Ski Lodge.

Practical information:


Program – 2,5 day This is a 2,5 day course. We will use first evening inside with theory and the rest outside in steep exposed terrain. We will adapt the course itinerary to your skills and experience.


Dates: On request or check out our Facebook pages for winter program
Trip Length: 2,5 days.

Skill Level

Able to comfortably ski sustained 45° snow in a variety of conditions.


3600,- NOK pr person (only course fee) or 7200,- NOK pr person included full board accommodation at Lofoten Ski Lodge and a course fee.
Minimum 4 participants.
Guiding Ratio: max 6:1


Included in Price:

– all course/guide fees and expenses

Not Included in Price:

– personal ski and climbing equipment/rental available
– transportation to/from Airport
– travel insurance.

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