Stargazing on snowshoes - Wild Voss

Address: 5700 Voss Date: Tuesday 17 dec 2019 - Tuesday 21 Apr 2020 Show map

Address: 5700 Voss

Guided evening trip on snowshoes into the winter mountains of Voss. Snowshoes allow you to wander easily through deep snow and enjoy the winter landscape. Join our guide on a round trip on top of mount Hanguren, away from the lighted, groomed pistes. This evening trip gives you the chance to feel the what it’s like to be out in the dark winter mountains. On a clear night, the starry skies will spread out wide above our heads, adding mystery and beauty to our surroundings. If you are the playful type, you’ll cherish the opportunity to play around in the snow, dig a cave, slide down small cliffs, climb trees or follow grouse tracks.

We locate a suitable place for a rest, build a bonfire and enjoy hot drinks and a bite to eat. We use the heat of the flames to prepare our meal. Here’s an opportunity for you to learn what it takes to make a bonfire of your own. If the weather is bad, we’ll all join forces and build an improvised shelter to keep us dry and out of the wind. You'll find that the time spent around the bonfire provides a good opportunity for contemplation and leaving the civilised world behind for a few moments.

This is a non-technical and family-friendly experience in the snow!

This trip is suitable for healthy people who would like to spend some time out in the snow. This trip takes you through mountain terrain, where the weather could get cold and windy. No prior hiking experience is needed. The return ride on the chair lift could feel stressful if you are afraid of heights.

Prices and terms:
The price for adults is NOK 1350 per person. The price for children aged 8-14 is NOK 890 per person. Minimum age is 8 years old. Click her for familyticket

Included in the price:
- An experienced guide during your trip.
- A light meal, including hot drinks – prepared on a bonfire.
- Snowshoes and ski poles.
- Warm boots.
- Unlimited access to warm clothin and all necessary safety equipment.
- Lift tickets.
- Head lamp

Not included in the price:
Transport services are not included, but can be arranged on request. Additional costs will apply. You could call a taxi +47 56 51 13 40.

Practical details:
Meet outside the ticket office at Voss Resort Bavallen at 3.30 p.m. Parking at Voss Resort is free. Your guide will help you gear up with proper clothes, boots, a head lamp and snowshoeing equipment. We use the chair lift to reach the starting point of our snowshoeing trip, at the very top of mount Hanguren. We return to the ski resort before closing time and use the chair lift to get back down, no later than 8.30 p.m.

Clothing and equipment:
Please wear warm clothes on this trip, such as:
- Woolen thermals (long underwear).
- Warm woolen socks
- Wind- and waterproof clothing (shell layer)
- Beanie or knit cap
- Gloves or mittens

For your safety and wellbeing, we provide the following equipment without added cost:
- Warm winter boots of high standard.
- Woolen clothing such as mittens, beanie, sweaters, head-over scarf and socks.
- Headlamp

For questions, contact Øystein at + 47 934 84 041 or email at [email protected]

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