Snow Shoe Ascent | Store Malene | Nuuk

Explore the capitals best view from the top of Store Malene!

While appareled in winter hikers attire, you will be guided through the vast mountain of Store Malene, in its mother tounge Ukkusissaq. When ascending , towards the summit 760 meters above sealevel, the biting frost of the arctic will be present and ice-trekking will be necessary. You will conquer the vast and wild, but beautiful mountain pass, that will lead to the summit.

At the summit you will be granted a view of the picturesque scenic landscape surrounding the capital from above - the city, the mountaintops and crisscrossing veins of the fjord system all the way to the ocean. You will be enjoying all of this with a well deserved cup of hot chocolate.

The Descending will take you through the same, but stunningly amazing mountain pass, facing north towards the iconic mountain Sermitsiaq and the little sister of Store Malene, Lille Malene.

During the hike you will be in the professional care of the certified hiking guide and specialized outdoor instructor, Marc Carrera Pujol. Pujol promises an action packed day, with a great amount challenges in the arctic cold. The ascent has a duration of 3-4 hours, while the descent will last 2-3 hours.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Oct. - May.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Ice Climbing
  • Difficulty: Demanding
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Nuuk
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 10:00

You meet us at the departure location.
Ilivinnguaq 1, 3900 Nuuk
Included:
  • Chicken soup, Hot chocolate and Energy bars

  • Transfer from meeting point to destination and return to meeting point

  • Snow shoes

  • Trekking poles

  • Harness

  • Helmet

  • Ice tools, Crampons and Technical equipment

  • Personal insurance


What to bring:
  • Day backpack

  • Water and snacks

  • Waterproof Jacket and Pants

  • Extra warm clothes

  • Hat or similar to cover ears and head

  • Buff

  • Warm gloves ( mitts recommended)

  • Suncream

  • Ski goggles, Sunglasses


Good to know:

The tour requires a good physical- and mental condition, and that the client is physically active 2-4 hours per week.

You should have participated in 6-7 hours hikes with an elevation of 500 meters before. No former experience using crampons and ice axe is required.

Due to changeable weather conditions the trip can be cancelled or shortened.

NOTICE: Terms and condition for this tour, can be found in the supplier description. Ignore the field ''Terms of service'' above.



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