Alpine Peaks of West Greenland
Put your mountain ski's on and explore the snowy west coast of Greenland, or observe whales during a zodiac cruise with Oceanwide Expeditions.
"Ski tour in remote locations of West Greenland"
The Alpine Peaks of West Greenland are the ideal location for the avid sailor, ski tourer and for anyone who loves to explore remote locations, by land and sea!
This truly unique adventure is more than just a ski touring trip; it offers huge glaciers, the chance to observe the Aurora Borealis and is home to some incredible wildlife - terrestrial mammals like the Arctic Wolf, Arctic Fox, Ermine, Collared Lemming, Muskox and the Arctic Hare. In the coastal waters of Greenland there are Fin, Minke and Humpback Whales, Narwhals and Belugas (White Whales). Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and Pilot Whales are also seen occasionally and others that were hunted to the brink of extinction are nowadays frequently seen in the Greenlandic waters, such as Fin, Minke and Humpback Whale, Narwhal and Beluga (White Whale).
"Snowshoe walks and hikes at the Taaterat Glacier"
Greenland has exceptional scenery; its surface area is covered by more than 80 percent by ice, reaching a thickness of over 3000 meters (10,000 feet) in the interior. Skiers can climb a 1000 m peak at the interior of Taaterat Glacier, while the snowshoe walkers choose one of the many hikes in the area.
Accommodation is on the 3 mast-schooner, the 'Rembrandt van Rijn' and is well suited for expedition cruising among the fjords of Greenland.
Trips are 7 nights and include lodging aboard the indicated vessel, all meals aboard, all shore expeditions and ski touring, lectures from naturalists and more!
5 reasons to choose Oceanwide Expedition:
- Ideal for: Ski Touring within stunning and surreal surroundings.
- Sailing in the Greenland fjords.
- Perfect for the avid sailor, as well as ski tourer or snow shoer.
- The chance to spot some rare whales.
- Exploring remote locations on ski of snowshoe.