Difficulty levels

    1 out of 5 Easy

    -All ages above 14 years old
    -Someone in fair walking condition, able to walk for 2 hours with short breaks at a low pace of 2-3km/hr (1.2-1.8mi/hr)
    -Trails generally in good condition, glacier travel on generally very low angle
    -Very little elevation gain, max 250m (820ft) over a distance of 2km (1.2mi).

    2 out of 5: Easy+

    -All ages above 14 years old
    -Someone in good walking condition, able to walk for 2-3 hours with short breaks at a low pace of 2-4km/hr (1.2-2.5mi/hr)
    -Trails generally in good condition, glacier travel on generally very low angle.

    -Very little elevation gain, max 250m (820ft) over a distance of 2km (1.2mi).

    3 out of 5 Moderate

    -All ages above 16 years.
    -Someone in good hiking condition, able to walk for 4 hours at a low or moderate pace of 2-4km/hr (1.2-2.4mi/hr)
    -Trails generally in good condition, glacier travel partly on uneven ground.
    -Moderate elevation gain +300m (-1000ft) over a 3km (1.8mi) distance

    4 out of 5 Difficult

    -For all ages above 16 years old.
    -For someone in good hiking condition.
    -Trails generally in fair conditions, some off the path travel, glacier/snow travel on uneven ground with some challenging sections.
    -Pace is adjusted to guest fitness but generally our elevation gain is around 300m/hr (1000ft/hr) with a walking pace of 2-4km/hr (1.2-2.5mi/hr).
    -Increased distance. We recommend guests to have the ability to cover 20km a day on rugget trails and snow.

    5 out of 5: Hard

    -For all ages above 18 years old.
    -For someone in very good hiking condition.
    -Trails generally in fair conditions, large sections off the path travel, glacier/snow travel on uneven ground with some challenging sections.
    -Pace is adjusted to guest fitness but generally our elevation gain is around 300m/hr (1000ft/hr) with a walking pace of 2-4km/hr (1.2-2.5mi/hr).
    -Duration – one should feel comfortable to travel for 10-15 hours a day.
    -Increased distance. We reccomend guests have the ability to cover 20km (12.5mi) a day on uneven trails and snow.
    -Significant increase in elevation.

    -Some technical difficulty should be expected.