Packing list for skiing tours 2024

Backcountry gear

  • Skis with backcountry bindings or splitboard or telemark skis
  • Skiing boots that fit the binding (Sørg for at skoene passer bindingen)
  • Skins
  • Poles (preferably telescopic poles)

Avalanche gear

  • Sender and receiver with extra battery
  • Searching pole
  • Shovel


  • 25-40L backpack with can hold everything you need for the skiing trip and avalanche gear.

Inner layers

  • Wool top and bottom layer(s)
  • Wool socks and long ski socks

Mid layers

  • Fleece or wool sweater
  • Insulating layer (down or primaloft)

Outer layers

  • Wind- and waterproof jacket and pants. GoreTex is recommended due to possible harsh and changing weather in Lofoten.
  • Gloves for ascending
  • Dry and warm gloves for the descend
  • Wool beanie that also covers your ears
  • Sunglasses with UV-protection
  • Skiing goggles for the descend
  • Helmet (mandatory for coming on the trip)

Important to remember

  • Sunblock and lip balm with sunblock
  • Water bottle and thermo bottle (coffee / tea)
  • First aid equipment (plaster and blister pads) – The guides have an extensive first aid kit in addition.

Remember not to pack too much, but only what you need.

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