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What to bring

Ski and Sail | Explorer Cruise

Obligatory/mandatory equipment is required and you will not have the opportunity to go skiing without this equipment. We recommend that you bring the following :

• Avalanche Beacon (Mandatory)
• Showel (Mandatory)
• Avalanche probe (Mandatory)

• Helmet (Highly recommended) 
• Daypack suitable for use on ski / snowboard hikes
• Winter clothing (wool underwear, intermediate layer, shell clothig and down jacket)
• Hat, neck gater and gloves
• Water bottle 
• Thermos (we pack our lunch onboard every morning) 
• Skins
• Swimwear (Yes, everyone should swim!)
• Toiletries
• First Aid and Gnawing Plaster (to deal with minor injuries such as small cuts etc.)
• Any personal medication (we are far from a doctor / pharmacist for 4 days)
• Sunscreen (the sun affects as much on Svalbard as elsewhere)
• Sunglasses and goggles
• Indoor footwear / slippers (To use onboard the ship)
• Evening clothes - style: "casual" (Afterski clothes ☺)
• Various snacks you would like when we`re out during the day and onbaord

NB! REMEMBER PASSPORT! Svalbard is not part of the Schengen area and everyone travelling to and from Svalbard need to bring their passport for passport control (Norwegians aswell!) 

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