Ski and Sail – Arctic Island Hopping in Lyngen


Go to Norway, sail the fjords, climb to the top of a mountain and ski all the way down to the sea, this is a trip you will never forget.

"Ski where the mountains meet the ocean"

Sail and ski, experience adventure in its truest nature in Norway where the mountains meet the ocean and the ski dances with the Northern Lights. North Sailing Norway will whisk you away on a backcountry ski touring expedition that starts at sea. Set off from the small town of Lyngseidet on one of three traditional sailing ships and embark on an unforgettable ski holiday.

"Access remote slopes from the water"

Sailing is one of the only ways to access the pristine peaks and untouched snow of the Lyngen Alps. This exquisite mountain range stretches 90 kilometres in length with peaks soaring over 1700m offering fantastic ski opportunities for all levels. Experienced backcountry guides will show you the absolute best that Norway has to offer. From your home on the water you can explore the Kafjord mountains, home to consistent snow and breath-taking views towards the Lyngen Alps. If you’re ready to embark on some real adventures then the outer islands of Kagen, Arnoya and Uloya have exciting skiing and fantastic ski traverses.

"Eco cruising with hybrid-electric engine"

The beautiful schooner yachts can accommodate up to twelve guests on ski and sail expeditions. Opal is a one of a kind environmentally friendly yacht that cruises using a hybrid-electric engine. Enjoy the ships own board sauna and hot tub after your day skiing touring and relish hearty meals prepared by an on board chef using local ingredients. What’s included: experienced local mountain guide, all meals during the trip, twin sharing cabins and use of fishing equipment. Feeling ready to sail to the best snow and reach secluded destinations that few have ever skied before?

4 reasons to ski in Norway:

  1. Experience the adventure of sailing and skiing
  2. Stay on board a traditional yacht
  3. Ski impeccable lines with amazing vistas
  4. Continue skiing after the European resorts have closed for the season