Ski touring in the Sunnmøre alps

Have you heard about the Sunnmøre Alps and the incredible ski touring here? Come and join us for a couple of days ski touring around the area and fall in love with this region and it’s mountains. Looking to combine a day of touring with a day at the resort or other activities? Contact us to create an experience tailored to your needs.

Based in the heart of the Sunnmøre alps, we are perfectly located to select from dozens of peaks above 1500 m . It’s a special feeling to start your day in the valley or by the fjord and work our way up to the alpine peaks to then, when the conditions are just right, ski from the peaks all the way to the fjord!

Many first ascents in the area were made by famous British mountaineers like Wiliam Cecil Slingsby and Charles Watson Patchell in the early 1900s. They came back year after year and have left a lasting mark on the area. Patchell also set up Patchell-hut at the foot of Mt Slogen, whereas Slingsby established his own climbing route(Slingsby-route) up from Villa Norangdal to the top of Mt Kvitegga.

Today, the same scenery and mountains that drew Patchell Slingsby has seduced international advertisers and ski movie makers. Over the last few years,  Volvo cars, Peak Performance, Universal Pictures, Field Productions, Solomon Freeski tv and Warren Miller Entertainment come to experience the magic of the Sunmøre Alps. See some of the clips on this page.

Group size

We never have more than 6 clients per guide during our trips. You’re coming as a group? We can tailor the trip, destination and pace to your skills and needs.

OPEN GROUP

If you are travelling as an individual or in a group up to 3 persons, this product offers a spot in an open group and you can share the expenses with other skiers. Except keeping the budget lower you get a great opportunity to meet new mates and shre your passion for ski touring!

Be aware that we need minimum of 4 participants to offer you a spot for 1300,- nok/ person. In case of 3 and less bookings pr day, you will be offered to share expenses for private guide (5000,- nok/ day) or the trip will be cancelled and we will fully refund you.

PRIVATE GUIDE

Are you a group of 4 or more persons or you simply want to be sure that your guide will adjust the trip and pace according to your specific wishes? Book your private guide!

We still keep the ratio of maximum 6 participants pr 1 guide and the prices are following:
1 – 4 persons: 5000,- nok/ day
5 – 6 persons: 6000,- nok/ day.

Why travel with us?

Well, besides working with some of the best guides and skiing in some of the finest mountains in Norway, we also try to put you, the client, at the center of the experience. All our trips can be fully customized and we can provide you with all inclusive packages where we arrange transport, accommodation, meals, equipment etc. Which means the only thing left between you and your ski touring dream vacation is booking your flight to Ålesund! Just contact us for inquiries.

Safety first

We are proud to be the first company in Norway to offer avalanche backpacks to all our customers. If you ever get caught in an avalanche, an avalanche backpack is the only thing that decreases your chances of burial. We don’t want to take bigger risks because of these backpacks but we do want to offer all the safety-nets available on the market for the best, and safest, skiing experience possible.

Ski rental

Are you keen on trying out light ski touring-gear? Rent from one of our locations for your trip. We have ski touring-packages from Dynafit, with both wide and narrow skis that suits the prevailing snow conditions. These sets are often really popular and we do recommend you to book this equipment ahead of time to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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Important info

Difficulty 
Medium – We always strive to adapt our trips to your skill level and requirements.

Insurances
Remember that you need a insurance that covers offpiste skiing.

Equipment list
Included in the price
  • Guide
  • Avalanche equipment
  • Avalanche backpack

What do our clients say?

“Thanks for an excellent guiding in Stranda, we were all very satisfied” – Sara Adrian, Freeskiing 2013

 

Read what our clients said about their experience!

Stranda Lodge

Looking for accommodation? We have good connections in the Sunnmøre alps and will gladly help you arrange accommodation.

Travel to Stranda

Find out how to travel to Stranda and come ski with us

 

Check out our shop

Looking for Uteguiden swag or maybe a guidebook for the Sunnmøre alps? Check out our online store!

FAQ

A question regarding this trip just popped in your mind? Good chances you can find the answer in our FAQ.

 

Is ski touring something for me?

We’ve had clients from 12 to 72 years old on our ski touring trips – we will find something that suits you!

More activities

Stranda

Travel to Stranda

To get here, you can travel by plane to Ålesund. From there, we recommend renting a car and driving to Stranda. It takes approximately 1,5 hour to drive from Vigra to Stranda and includes one ferry crossing. It´s also possible to travel by bus from Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim or Ålesund to Stranda.

 

Flight connections

Oslo (10 daily) by SAS and Norwegian

Bergen (5 daily) by SAS and Widerøe

Stavanger (2 daily) by SAS

Trondheim (2 daily) by SAS

Amsterdam (daily) by KLM
Departure Amsterdam to Aalesund (14:25/20:40)
Departure Aalesund to Amsterdam (06:30/17:05)

Copenhagen (daily) by SAS
Departure Copenhagen to Aalesund (Mon-fri 12:45/Sun 14:10)
Departure Aalesund to Copenhagen (Mon-fri 14:50/Sun 16:15)

London Gatwick (Mon/fri) by Norwegian
Departure London Gatwick to Ålesund (Man/Fre 11:35)
Departure Ålesund to London Gatwick (Man/Fre 15:10)

www.norwegian.no
www.sas.no
www.klm.com
www.wideroe.no

Shuttle
We offer all our customers transfer t/r from the airport t/r Stranda. Price: 350 NOK per person each way. This price is for 4 customers or more.

Rental car
www.avis.com
www.budget.no
www.hertz.no
www.europcar.no
www.sixt.no

 

By car

Looking for your way to Stranda? Google Maps is there for you! Click on this link to find your way to us.

Oslo – Stranda 561 km
Bergen – Stranda 396 km
Trondheim – Stranda 360 km
Ålesund – Stranda 67 km

By bus

 Follow this link to find the time schedule for buses. Your Norwegian isn’t on par? Look in the upper right corner of the web page to translate into English.