Uteguiden AS is the leading guide company on the northwest coast of Norway. For the winter season of 2023 we’re seeing a increase in the interest for our ski touring tours and courses. Therefore we´re looking for experienced guides to be able to lead day trip, weekend courses and week-long ski touring trips on the Norwegian west coast. 

We have our bases in Ålesund, Valldal and Stranda – most of the skiing activities are from our base in Stranda and this will be your base. 

The position are seasonal and will be from January to May 2024. 

The guide job

As a guide at Uteguiden you`ll be part of an experienced guide team always going the extra mile for our guests. Your daily work as a guide will be to guide our tours and courses. Our trips and courses are between 1 – 7 days long. We have a combination of Norwegian and international travelers, which means you have to be fluent in English.  

We are looking for the following qualification

  • Certification 
    • UIAGM / IFMGA guide
    • CAA Ski guide or CAA Level 2
    • SVELAV PRO 2
    • NF Skredinstruktør 
  • Experience in guiding 
  • Interpretation / Storytelling
  • Valid first aid course
  • Nature and environmental knowledge
  • Driving license class B

We value guides who have a wide range of skills and qualifications. It`is therefore an advantage if you have

  • Sea kayak and hiking qualification
  • Hospitality & tourism education
  • Experience from the tourism business (other than road biking)
  • Speak one of the Scandinavian languages fluently.

Personal skills

  • A good storyteller with organizational skills
  • Customer focused and service minded
  • A positive mind, focused on high quality

What you can expect

As a guide at Uteguiden you can expect to work with our tours and courses in the Sunnmøre Alps. You will spend a lot of time together with our groups during this time while staying with them in hotels during the trips.

You will be part of our experienced guide team who has access to the company’s multiple outfitter deals. You can expect to take part in our training and social events. For the right person and those who are willing to commit for multiple years, will be awarded with becoming part of our guide training and educational program.


We will be helpful in finding you a place to stay while you are working with us. 


If you would like to be part of our guide team, send a short personal letter and a CV (both as pdf-files(!) by email to workforus@uteguiden.com. Diplomas and references must be brought if interviewed.

Workplace: From our base in Stranda, Norway

Work regulation: Seasonal position

Start date: January 2024

For more information

Erlend K. Ringstad
Head of Guides & Manager Valldal