Day 1: Reykjavík - Kulusuk - Kummiiut
Flight from Reykjavík to Kulusuk. In Kulusuk we load our baggage to a snowmobile and start our trip to Kuummiut, pulled by a snowmobile. After a approx. 12 km we will find a boat waiting for us at the ice edge, from where we sail to Kuummiut, a small village of approx. 350 inhabitants. Arriving to Kuummiut in the late afternoon. Most likely there will be a 'welcome committee' comprised of the children of the village.
Night in a sleeping bag accommodation in the village.
Day 2: The Kuummiut Mountain.
Today we will climb the 1050m high mountain above Kuummiut. We put on the skins in front of our accommodation and start climbing until we meet a beautiful ridge up to the summit of Kuummiut Mountain. Magnificent mountain view awaits us at the top before a beautiful descent down a small glacier and on the moraine down to the Ammassalik fjord again. Night in the same accommodation as the night before.
Ascent / Descent approx. 1050 m. Skiing: 6 - 7 hours.
Day 3: From Kuummiut to Sweitzerland
With the help of a snowmobile we cross over to Tunu (the backside) and then through a mountain valley towards the Tasiilaq Mountain Hut, situated in the southern part of the very impressive Sweitzerland mountains. We will be pulled behind snowmobiles and will stop and ski between impressive steep granite summits and hanging glaciers if time allows it - the transportation time to the hut varies depending on the snow conditions. In the late afternoon we arrive to a mountain hut at the foot of huge granite peaks. Night in the cosy Tasiilaq mountain hut.
Ascent 1000 m. / Descent 200 m. Skiing: 8 - 9 hours.
Day 4: Sweitzerland
Discovery on skis of the mountain range. We climb up to a col to get a view over the huge Karale glacier tongue and discover the „back side“ of the Tripples (2233 m). Few people get to go to this remote area so prepare yourself for untouched snow and steep mountains in all directions. Night in the Tasiilaq mountain hut. If the weather is clear we will have a look out for the northern lights.
Ascent / Descent 700 m. Skiing: 6-7 hours.
Day 5: Tasiilaq fjord
We start the day by skiing down to the Tasiilaq fjord (800 m descent) and from there we travel with the help of a snowmobile to a narrow valley. We climb to a small col at 500 m and depending on conditions up to a glacier above the col to get a nice descent. We then continue back to Kuummiut.
Ascent 500-700 m. / Descent 1300 to 1500 m. Skiing: 8 to 9 hours.
Day 6: Tunu
We cross the small fjord of Tunu to get to some of the magnificent mountains towering the village. With skins we reach a col at aprox 500m where from we enjoy the view over the islands towards the south. Descent back to Tunu and crossing over to the village. On the way home we have the option of a second climb to 500 m. Ascent 500 m. (with another 500 optional) / Descent 500 m. Skiing: 6 to 7 hours.
Day 7: Kuummiut - Kulusuk
Travel back to Kulusuk, first with boat and then aprox 12 km by skis. Arrival in late afternoon to Kulusuk village where we stay over the night in sleeping bag accommodation at the Kulusuk Hostel.
Day 8: Kulusuk- Reykjavík
Short discovery of Kulusuk village in the morning before traveling back to Iceland. By skis we walk the 3 km from the village to the airport where from we take the flight back to Reykjavík.