Ski & snowboard
A couple of decades ago, a group of Swedes came to Vesterålen to try their luck at alpine skiing – combined with winter cod fishing on the open ocean. They chose Øksnes Vestbygd as their home base.
The local young people had been skiing in alpine terrain for as long as they could remember – on the more or less steep mountainsides. But with the arrival of the Swedes, we learned a new skiing term; the Swedes had come to ski off piste.
Chasing the Light
2014-06-23 11:39Where the action is: Northern Norway is the ideal location for observing the northern lights, since the so-called aurora oval runs along the coast of Nordland, Troms and Finnmark counties. In the centre of this oval are the Vesterålen islands.
Therefore it is entirely natural that the country’s m
2017-02-24 12:24We offer dog sled tours in winter and training cart tours in summer. We also offer ski tours with or without dogs (on waist belt) and hiking tours with or without dogs.
Prices in NOK
Aprox. 2 hours by dog sled or training cart, guest sitting on the sled or cart including mushers (dog handler) 60