Viking Heliskiing has a powerful team of skilful and experienced heliskiing guides, specializing in challenging conditions. At Viking we are more than just a team of professional guides, we are a big group of friends that maker 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. To be able to do that, we have put together a special team of professional, experienced and qualified heliskiing guides.
Björgvin Björgvinsson // Owner, Founder, Operational Manager, AMSG
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.
Jóhann H. Hafstein // Owner, Founder, Lead Guide, AMSG
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.
Pelle Onol Lång // UIAGM/IFMGA
Pelle Lang is the owner and founder of the Skiers Lodge in La Grave, France. Pelle has over 30 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.
Tyler 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.
Stefan Kreuzer // ACMG/ASG
Stefan is a very experienced and professional mountain ski guide with over 25 years in the ski industry. He has been working as an instructor and examiner for the Canadian Ski Guide Association since 2007 and is a professional member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. He has been a lead guide for Snowwater Heli-Skiing, Valhalla Powder Cats, Nelson, BC and a Senior Ski Guide with Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, Blue River, BC.
Daniel Coquoz // UIAGM
Daniel is a 32 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.