The Pond Inlet Ski Tour showcases the best of North Baffin Island and Sirmilik National Park. It is a unique expedition that focuses on the amazing Arctic landscape of North Baffin and Bylot Islands.  A short snowmobile ride from Pond Inlet will have participants immersed in a frozen landscape of sea ice, icebergs, glaciers and ice capped peaks.  This ski expedition will have participants and guides travel and camp on the sea ice.  Our first few days will be spent exploring North Baffin Island, with its dramatic mountain scenery and extensive glaciation.  After exploring Guys Bight and Erik Harbour the skiers will head North, crossing the land-fast ice to reach Bylot Island.  Here we will enter the Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary and Sirmilik National Park.  There may be a chance to visit the floe edge where some animals calling this interface of ice and water home might be seen.

Travelling westward along the Bylot coastline allows us time to visit ancient cultural and historic sites, see incredible glaciers and appreciate this majestic Arctic landscape. To travel, by any means, on sea ice is an exciting and unforgettable experience. A journey like this, to travel by ski across sea ice (often 6-7 feet thick) is one of the most unique and special expeditions offered anywhere in the polar regions.

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Dates, Rates & Availability

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Dates Trip Fee Availability
Mon. May 1, 2023 - Sun. May 14, 2023 $7,995 CAD Book Now

What's included

Guides

Guides

  • 4:1 ratio
Accommodation

Accommodation

  • 11 nights of camping
  • 2 nights in Pond Inlet
Meals

Meals

  • all meals and snacks from Day 2 lunch to Day 13 lunch
  • dinners (day 1 and 13) and breakfasts (day 2 and 14) in Pond Inlet
Guides

Expedition Equipment

  • “kitchen”: group tent or tarp, cooking stoves, utensils, dishes, etc.
  • tents: winter rated expedition tents – 2 per tent
  • sleds, harnesses, backcountry touring skis, kicker skins, boots, ski poles (you may bring your own)
Safety

Safety Equipment

  • first aid, safety, rescue, and repair kits
  • communications equipment (satellite phone)
Transportation

Transportation

  • snowmobile transfer from Pond Inlet to Guys Bight
  • airport transfers in Pond Inlet on days 1 and 14
  • transportation of guides, group gear, food, etc. to and from the expedition