Winter of 2019 was again an incredible season with trips ranging from mid-winter Selkirk Powder to powerful alpine ski mountaineering at Burnie Glacier. I finished the season in Svalbard again, exploring the fjords of Spitzbergen from the Rembrandt van Rijn and the s/v Noorderlicht.
Click on the thumbnails to have a look at the photo albums for my different 2019 Winter trips.
Svalbard has spectacular scenery, massive tumbling glaciers, and abundant wildlife. It also has innumerable, perfect ski peaks rising from the sea that make for some of the best skiing anywhere. We ran two ski and sail trips in Svalbard this spring -- the perfect way to explore the rugged coast of Spitzbergen, the largest island in the archipelago. Each day we would cruise to new fjords and look for the best ski lines and best snow the area could offer. For a complete trip review please see our 2019 Noorderlicht Trip Report