Arctic Sea to Summits

Harstad - For the few and only!

Arctic Skimo Training

Introduction to Skimountaineering (Skimo). Are you an adventure seeking spirit that likes to go on summits and traverses and would like to ascend the steep tops of Northern Norway that require the knowledge, tools and equipment you might not have at this very moment? This introduction will give you a solid start to reach your goals. Learn how to plan alpine adventures and risk assessment. Learn how to adjust and use of crampons and alpine axe. Learn how to stop a dangerous fall in steep terrain. Learn how to attach your skis and axe in a safe and practical manner to your backpack Vital first-aid skills and routines for a safe journey in the Norwegian mountain home   The trainin starts with an explanation about what you are about to learn, safety instruction for the activity, and what is required of an individual. Crampons are adjusted to the boots. Departure to a nearby and suitable area to start the tour on ski before crampons are applied. Techniques on how to best venture on the skis are taught. We will practice in falling techniques, how to use your axe to slide and brake. Safety routines for venturing in the terrain is being practiced as well. We also go through first-aid skills that you need to know, and how to act if an accident should occur.   Practical information Price: 1500 NOK Duration: 3-4 hours Date: Upon inquiry Season: November-February Minimum years of age: 16 years old Submit your shoe size Bring along: Randonee skis, a good headlight, avalanche equipment and warm clothes for a day up in the mountains. Borrowed at the introduction: Helmet, alpine axe, crampons, lap belt, climbing harness, safety catches and rope. Meeting point: Offices of Visit Harstad / ArctiConcepts

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Aurora beach camp at Elgsnes

The beach at Elgsnes is one of the most beautiful and popular spots to witness the Northern Lights. Enjoy the view of the majestic archipelago whilst the lights soar through the sky for an absolute stunning visual.   One of our professional guides will take you to your location on Elgsnes, and the guide will narrate about the region's nature and history on the way there. Nestle yourself near the campfire that'll be set up and cherish a cup of warm beverage together with friends and family. Prepare yourself for an evening filled with "hygge" at the beach, storytelling about Harstad, and see what a real norwegian Northern Lights experience is like.   No. of participants: 4-16 Duration: 4 hours Season: Fall-Winter Price: On request

Cabin rental, on request

We offer rental of many cabins in fantastic arctic islands perfect for skitouring and iceclimbing.

Helgetur med familien.

Drømmer du om å seile i fantastisk arktisk skjærgård med flotte fjell? - Ta med din familie til Harstad og skreddersy din drømmehelg med supre lokale guider og  spenstige aktiviteter hvis du vil. Fra fredag ettermiddag og hele helgen eier du og din familie en seilbåt, kaptein og guide der du får lært så mye du vil om seiling, fjellturer, dykking og mere til. -Do what you want!

Ice climbing, full day

Do you want to ice climb a long iceline close to Harstad? Do you want a safe local with long experience to lead you to the top with high standard ice?  This is what you need!  Come and join 6 hour trip from 0900 to 1500 in the close beautiful mountains in Harstad, Tjeldsundet or Rolla. If you have rando boots, harness and helmet, bring it, otherwise we will bring it. Also safety gear as shovel, probe, receiver/sender. Headlamp when close to darkness. We will bring rope, axes and crampons. Backpack with warm clothes for changes in the weather. Food and drink as you want. Min: 1 persons Max: 2 persons Per person: 2 500 NOK Minimum age: 16 years You need to have climbing experience and show us Belay certification ("Brattkort").

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Ice climbing, introduction

Do you want to start with iceclimbing and don´t have the equipment or need help to adjust the equipment and find a safe place to start with? This is what you need.  Come and join a teo hour session in Harstad. If you have rando boots, harness and helmet, bring it, otherwise we will bring it. We will bring rope, axes and crampons. Bring backpack with warm clothes for changes in the weather.  Recomend to also bring a headlamp in the dark season, 2 hours, weekdays 1800-2000, weekends 1000-1200. Min: 2 persons Max: 4 persons Per person: 999 NOK Minimum age: 10 years

Møysalen summit winter ascent.

This is the ultimate winter acsent in the area.  Møysalen (1262 masl) is the highest peak in Hinnøya and in the middle of the National Park. The day will be long and the last part can be challanging. Sometimes the weather and snowconditions makes us to turn around, so be prepare for an adventure and not allways summiting on the first try. Min 2 persons Maks 4 persons You need all equipment for skitouring, safety gear, alpine ax, harness and crampons. Long day form 0600 - 2000. Min 18 years old. Price per person: 3 990 NOK.

Presentation of books for skiing and iceclimbing in Harstad.

Do you want to have more information of the many opportunities Harstad has when it comes to cross country skiing, skitouring, ice climbing and the amazing nature - then book the author of two books from Harstad. 45 min session with sale of books after the presentation is done. Price per session: 1995 NOK Price per book: 399 NOK

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Sail and ski, weekend all included.

”Sail when wind – ski when sun.” Sailing the beautiful ocean and skiing the spectacular mountains close to Harstad. - Experience - Safety - Environmentally Conscious We focus on "the complete experience" here at Arctic Sea to Summits. When the sun returns to Northern Norway, we'll sail out and enjoy the weekend with the beautiful 50 feet "Bifrost". The trip starts at 4 PM from the quay near the hotel Clarion Collection Arcticus. Be a crew member on the ship, and participate in planning and hoisting of sails. Enjoy the beautiful archipelago in Harstad in a sincere and unique way whilst we set sail to our destination. Saturday and Sunday are going to be used for our mountaineering, and the mountains and summits we'll visit are chosen with the weather conditions, innate skill set of the group and avalanche danger in mind. These trips aren't meant for those who want to challenge the steepest of mountains. We will tutor about safety in the Norwegian mountainhome and together we'll increase our knowledge and skill when it comes to choosing the right route under set conditions.   We will be be sailing and/or skiing more on some occasions, as the weather in Northern Norway can change. If the weather conditions are optimal with the sun at it's highest and there is no wind, we'll be using most of our time in the mountainhome. If there is a lot of snow and/or wind, we'll enjoy the soothing waves on the sailing ship. The region we are going to tour in will be between Tjeldsundet, Rolla, Grytøya and Kvæfjord. After years of accumulating experience, thorough preparations and risk assessment we are now proudly providing low risk experiences with high reward factors.

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Skitouring, full day

Do you want to reach one of the highest mountains you see from Harstad? Do you want a safe local with long experience to lead you to the best mountain this day and take nice curves in untouched snow on the weay down?  This is what you need!  Come and join 6 hour trip from 0900 to 1500 in the close beautiful mountains in Harstad, Grytøya, Tjeldsundet or Rolla. You need ski, boots and skipoles. Also safety gear as shovel, probe, receiver/sender. Backpack with warm clothes for changes in the weather. Food and drink as you want. Min 2 persons Max 6 persons Per person: 2 499 NOK Minimum age: 16 years

Skitouring, introduction

Do you want to start with skitouring and need help to adjust the equipment and find a safe mountain to start with? This is what you need.  Come join 3 hour trip from 0900 to 1200 in the close beautiful mountains in Harstad. You need ski, boots and skipoles. Also safety gear as shovel, probe, receiver/sender. Backpack with warm clothes for changes in the weather. Per person: 1 000 NOK Minimum age: 10 years

Stetind 2020

Stetind in the summer is a challenging summit and require willpower, physical strength, mental poer and skills. Min 1 person Max 3 persons Price per person: 3 990 NOK