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At Viking Heliskiing we aim to be the best at what we do. We take our guests safety very seriously and we have therefor put together an extremely powerful team of skilful, experienced and UIAGM/IFMGA, ACMG and AMSG certified guides that work after the strict standards of the International federation of mountainguides association. Our guides will not only secure your safety but also provide excelent terrain selection for the group based on their skiing ability. Our guides are not only experts at evaluating danger but  also a lot of fun. We wouldn´t exchange our guides for anyone because they are the best.

At Viking we want to be more than just a team of professional guides, we are a big group of friends that make relation to our guests. We focus on small groups and high quality in our operation with our guest's safety and enjoyment as top priorities. Our dedication is to provide unforgettable ski holiday to our guests and to be able to do so, we need the very best guides in the business, and we believe that we do.

bjoggi1Björgvin Björgvinsson // Owner, Founder, Operational Manager, NAMSG

Bjorgvin is one of two founders and owners of Viking Heliskiing. Over the past years Björgvin has worked as a heliskiing guide and Operational Manager at Viking. He has explored Troll Peninsula most of his life and has spectacular knowledge of the area as a local guide. Björgvin is a former skiracer with the Icelandic national team. He participated in three Olympic games, six World Championships, Winner of the Junior WC in Chamonix 1998, three times Oceania Champion, raced in many World Cup's and over 30 times winner of the Icelandic Championship.

 

joiJóhann H. Hafstein // Owner, Founder, Lead Guide, NAMSG

Jóhann is one of two founders and owners of Viking Heliskiing. In recent years he has worked as the Lead Guide of the operation. His passion is freeriding and seeking new alpine adventures. Even though he has skied all over the world the Troll Peninsula is his favorite, where he has gained unique expertise of the surrounding area. Jóhann is a former ski racer with the Icelandic national team. He went to the Olympic games in Nagano in 1998 and participated in a couple of World Cup's with the Icelandic Team.

 

pellePelle Onol Lång // UIAGM / IFMGA

Pelle Lang is the owner and founder of the Skiers Lodge in La Grave, France. Pelle has over 35 years experience in off-piste skiing in Chamonix and La Grave, France, Alaska-Valdez, Canada, USA, Russia, Italy, India and in the north of Sweden and Norway. He is a fully qualified IFMGA mountain guide with the French Brevet d´État d´Alpinisme, Diplome de Guide de Haute Montagne, Pisteur-SLAO, Pro Am mogul racer, Nordic ski extreme racer. Winner of the Derby de la Meije ind/team.

 

tylerTyler Jones // UIAGM / IFMGA

Tyler has achieved his full guide certification in the disciplines of Ski, Rock and Alpine. This currently makes him the youngest American internationally recognized as UIAGM/IFMGA licensed guide through the American Mountain Guides Association. Tyler has been on thirteen expeditions to the Alaska Range, including solo trips, several notable ski descents, and an ascent of the Cassin Ridge. He has also skied first descents on Mt. Shakara in the Republic of Georgia, climbed the Nose of El Capitan (Yosemite) in a day, and spent several ice seasons in the Canadian Rockies.

 

stefanStefan Kreuzer // CSGA / ACMG / CAA

Stefan is a very experienced and professional mountain ski guide with over 30 years experience in the ski industry. He was a ski instructor first, then a ski patroller and the last 20 years has been guiding helicopter skiing in Canada. Stefan is a professional member of the Canadian Avalanche Association and has been an instructor and examiner for the Canadian Ski Guide Association since 2007.

danielDaniel Coquoz // UIAGM / IFMGA

Daniel is a 36 years old UIAGM Licensed Guide from Verbier in Switzerland. He has been ski guiding for many years in Verbier and other places in Europe. Of course his favourite discipline is off-piste skiing but he also likes guiding ice climbing and canoeing. Daniel is passionate about guiding in extreme conditions and has for the last years worked independently as a mountain guide, all year round.

 

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