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Ski Down the Fjords of the Sunnmøre Alps

An unforgettable ski adventure filled with majestic peaks and plunging fjords.

Duration

4 days

Season

January - April

Best suited for

Ski enthusiasts of all levels, from beginner to advanced

With world-class skiing from mountaintop to fjord, a visit to the art nouveau delights of Ålesund, a day cruise on the Hjørundfjord, and a stay at the luxurious boutique Storfjord Hotel, you are in for the treat of a lifetime.

Experience the snow-covered Sunnmøre Alps, known for their towering peaks and majestic fjord views. Wellness is in focus at Storfjord, and we guarantee you will return with batteries fully recharged after several days of fresh air in this spectacular mountain landscape.

This experience is for travellers who prefer a private professional ski instructor over a busy group trip.

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Impact Statement

There is a saying that Norwegians are born with skis on their feet. In Winter we truly can't think of a better way to connect with nature. Spending time with professional intructors are a big part of this trip, and the guides we source are trained to give you maximum experience with minimal impact. While you enjoy our the trills of our winter climate, we set focus on UN SDG 13.3 - 'Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning'.

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Please note that itineraries can be tailored to your specific wishes, when you make an inquiry.

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Touch down in Ålesund

A warm Sunnmøre welcome!

Arrive at the intimate harbourside Hotel Brosundet, which believes in creating experiences to satisfy all of your five senses. Following a devastating fire, the city of Ålesund was rebuilt in 1904 by young Norwegian architects influenced by the popular European art nouveau architecture of the time. Take a tour of the distinctive street buildings – adorned with towers, colourful ornaments and intricate details – before coming back for a five-course dinner at Apotekergata No.5 at Hotel Brosundet.

Apotekergata No.5 is a charming, cosy restaurant situated at the heart of Ålesund. The restaurant serves menus based on seasonal local ingredients, with seafood and elegant wine pairings as a speciality. Observe the fishing boats passing by the windows while you taste your way through the sumptuous menu.

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Ålesund town

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An action-packed adventure in mountains and fjords.

Ski & Sail

If you would like to master summit-to-fjord skiing under the safe guidance of a professional ski instructor, then the next few days are made for you. The jagged peaks of the Sunnmøre Alps are famous for their alpine skiing facilities and amazing fjord views.

Your own private ski instructor will meet you at the hotel and run through equipment and safety measures. Our instructors have several years of experience and know the mountain peaks like the back of their hands, including where to find the best powdery snow! Your route will be adapted to the prevailing local weather conditions, as well as your experience level.

Set sail towards Storfjord in a private boat! You will cruise through the majestic Hjørundfjord and pinpoint the perfect spot for today's skiing adventure. From the Standalshytta cabin you can hike to Fingeren, Kolsåstinden, Seæretindane and ski from the mountaintops – in the right conditions you can get all the way down to the fjord.

After a long day in the fresh air, your cruise winds up near Storfjord Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel situated on a secluded hillside. Here you will find handcrafted log walls, designer furniture and a gorgeous panoramic view of the Storfjord.This is truly an inspirational retreat, where Norwegian tradition meets modern design. Slip into a bathrobe and enjoy a session at Storfjord Spa. Let your taut muscles unwind in the outdoor sauna, with woodland views and a glass of bubbly.

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Ready-Set-Let’s Ski!

After a hearty breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and bring you to today's destination. There’s something magical about skiing down a peak that starts 1500 metres above sea level, all the way down to the fjord. Today’s likely destination is in the Stordal/Liabygda area, within a 45-60 minutes drive of Storfjord. From here, popular summits to conquer are Blåtinden, Jolgrøhornet or Ansøkhornet – all commanding spectacular fjord views.

A hot shower and a fireside glass of wine await you at Storfjord. If you like, you can begin tonight's dinner with an aperitif around the campfire by the hotel’s woodland yurt. The kitchen at Storfjord Hotel is renowned for its passion for local food, which is reflected in everything served at the hotel. End the evening with dinner in front of a blazing fire in the lovely restaurant.

Insider Tips: Check our our Insider Guide to The Art of Skiing

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Randonne skiing in the Sunnmøre Alps

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Back to everyday life with newfound inspiration and memories to last a lifetime.

Homecoming

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Relaxing in bed a Storfjord Hotel

Start the day with a freshly brewed cup of coffee in bed while soaking up the views of the snowy countryside through your window. Today, unfortunately, it’s time to say goodbye to Storfjord and return home with renewed energies and, we hope, a new zest for life! Transportation is all taken care of, and we will take you to Vigra Airport for your departure flight.

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Personalize and book the Ski down the fjords of the Sunnmøre Alps journey

  • Personalized itinerary

    This journey has been curated to offer a luxurious ski weekend which combines top boutique hotels with awesome summit to fjord skiing. It can be booked as proposed or further personalized to you.

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    With our flexible terms, we hope to provide you with all the certainty and adaptibility you need when booking your well-deseved escape.

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    The indicated price is based on per person when a group of six travel together. Read more about our pricing here.

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