Polar Expedition Course

Have you ever dreamed of skiing to the North or South Pole? Do you want to know what it takes to plan, prepare and train for a polar expedition? Our arctic expedition training courses tap into the deep knowledge of Arctic Training & Expeditions experienced polar guides. Through 4 days of intensive training you will learn how to trust yourself and your equipment, survive outdoors in low temperatures and be well prepared for the challenge of your first real winter tour or polar expedition. We guarantee you a steep learning curve, spectacular winter landscapes and bags of fun!

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    5 days / 4 nights

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Tour Operators

  • Petter Thorsen

  • Geir Vie


You need to bring

  • Jacket, windproof
  • Pants (bib), windproof
  • Down/ Synthetic jacket
  • Wool / Fleece jacket
  • Mittens, windproof
  • Mittens, wollen / fleece
  • Mittens, thinner
  • Gloves, thin/medium gloves of fleece/ wool
  • Hat, thick
  • Hat, thin
  • Balaclava
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Lyspyl
  • Underpants
  • Bra, Synthetic/wool
  • Base layer, top 2 pairs
  • Base layer, long johns, 2 pairs
  • Thick socks wool/ wool mix, 2 pairs
  • Socks, thin Synthetic/ wool
  • Sleeping bag (must handle – 25 celsius) Synthetic/ down
  • Hygiene and personal care
  • headlamp


  • Down / Synthetic vest
  • Fleece trouser
  • Facemask
  • Buff
  • Goggles
  • Bivuac shoes
  • fleece liner (to have inside sleeping bag)
  • knife / multitool
  • waterproof stuff sacks

We will provide

  • All meals
  • 2 nights in Lodge
  • Skis
  • Bindings
  • Poles
  • Ski boots
  • Sleds
  • Sleeping mat
  • Joint winter camping equipment

*Inform us if there is any equipment you need or in case of food allergies or if you have any other questions. In terms of booking, a full equipment list and itinerary will be handed out.