Interesting lectures and slideshows Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8pm at Bacalao Bar, located on the quay in Svolvær. Entrance Fee: 50, -
On Saturday the lecture will be held at the hotel at 8pm.
Thursday - Sunday:
On the evening of Thursday through Saturday between 18:30 and 19:30, an experienced climber hold a briefing on alpine climbing with the following themes: Planning and execution of the climb. General information about equipment selection, use of maps, snow conditions at the approach and decent, and choosing the line for climbing and return.
Thursday - Sunday from 9am to 13pm on a smaller mountain near Svolvær:
Focus on Alpine Climbing Techniques: Use of ax, crampons and hedge funds on rock and ice. Alpine anchors, belays and methods.
These "workshops" is not any form of mountain guiding, but an orientation and a way of sharing experience on the various options when alpine climbing. Option of doing your own tours afterwards. Max six participants per group. Registration is done directly with the NTK contacts.
There will be some rental cars available, and a shuttle, but the no one can guarantee full transfer coverage every day. Those who wants to rent a car, contact www.rentacar-lofoten.com
Breakfast, dinner and social happenings with Vestfjord Hotel as a base.
Prices for accommodation in a double room is 395, - including breakfast and self made lunch.
Dinner 145, - (todays special)
Breakfast is served at 07.09am every day.
Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day except Sunday
Registration and bookings are done directly at Vestfjord Hotel at
Remember to inform the reservation applies to this event.
The information office at the front desk is open every morning 07-09am and every evening between 6 and 7pm. Here you can find information on routes, conditions, etc. For those who lack a climbing partner will be able to find a suitable one on a list.
The event is regularly updated with information on:
www.ntk.no/lofoten-2012 and on this Facebook event.
Marius Olsen tel. 92638666 or marius.olsen @ ntk.no
Mårten Blixt tel. 90862880 or marten.blixt @ ntk.no
Nearest airport: Svolvær (15min drive), Evenes (2.5 hours' drive) or Bodø
To order direct flight to Svolvær Airport: www.wideroe.no
One can fly to Bodø with the companies mentioned above and take the express boat or Hurtigruten Svolvær
For transportation to and from airports:
Svolvær: Taxi to be arranged on site or rental car
Evenes/Narvik: Scheduled service on weekdays, 10:40 and 16:30
Bodø: Express boat (3.5 t see table) or Coastal Express (6 hours) 15:00 each day
For other information about transport call the tourist office in Svolvær;
Tel. 47 76 06 98 00
We look froward to see you there!