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Challenging Winter Activities

Ice caving in Svalbard, freestyle skiing down the coastal mountains from Western Finnmark to Helgeland or surfing on the outermost coast. Northern Norwegian nature also challenges people who like to push themselves a little and get their adrenaline flowing. 

Freestyle / Off-piste skiing

Ski down a 1000 metre mountain from top to bottom, enjoy the fantastic powder snow and the magnificent view out over sea and mountain. Lofoten and Lyngen are the most famous f  Read more

Dressed for winter

Flip-flops, Bermuda shorts and mini-skirts? In summer, maybe. In winter, nope. Up north it is all about woollen socks, fleece jackets and knitted mittens in the winter. Follow  Read more

Off-piste skiing in Narvik

Narvik is emerging as a new and exciting off-piste skiing region with challenging terrain and good weather conditions. You just need to make sure that you have the right guide  Read more

Ice cave tours on Svalbard

Underneath the Longyear Glacier, there is a hidden world of caverns and passages, glittering snow crystals and icicles, all at the cosy temperature of -3 degrees, while the ou  Read more

Surfing in Lofoten

The left-handed wave in the sea at Unstad is one of the best in the world. Professionals come in autumn and winter, while the gentler summer waves are perfect for beginners.  Read more

VAKE – Catching the Varanger wind

VAKE is the world's toughest long-distance snow kiting race in the world's best kiting terrain, the Varanger peninsula.  Read more

Off-piste skiing in Meløy

There are still some undiscovered slopes for off-piste skiers. Meløy in the far north of Helgeland has a strikingly beautiful landscape of fjords and mountains, challenging...  Read more

Caves and ice caves

The biggest caves in Norway are concentrated in a small area in Salten and on Helgeland. Or what about ice-caving on Svalbard?  Read more
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