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Bent Vidar Eilertsen offers freelance mountain guiding and mountain instructions for other guide companies and tourist companies in Norway and other places in the world.

This can be companies who need an experienced mountain guide with local knowledge about the area here in North Norway.


It can also be companies who need an experienced mountain guide or mountain instructor on a trip or on a course trough out Norway, but also in other mountainous parts of the world.

I can help out other companies with the planning, if they are putting up a trip or a course here in North Norway.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me to discuss the possibilities, if you want me to work as an solid guide or instructor on short or long term for your companies.


This is my introduction and CV:

   Bent Vidar Eilertsen


Bent is the founder of Senja Lodge & Mountainguides, and is now the owner and manager of the company.
Theese days he is on the UIAGM / IVBV / IFMGA international mountainguide course program in NORTIND in Norway, and will be a fully qualified international mountain guide in 2012.

Bent is a 34 year old mountain man from the North of Norway. He grew up in Målselv in the mid Troms on the mainland east of Senja island. Here he has been trekking, skiing and climbing in this mountains since he was a child.

He is a complete multiple mountaineer with passion for the wide spectra of alpine life. He uses most of the year to climb rock and alpine routes summer and winter, ice climbing, skiing and ski mountaineering, kayak paddling and other mountain activities, both in Norway and other trough out the world. Bent wrote the ski-guide for Senja in the book "Toppturer i Norge" - Friflyt.

He is a qualified rock climbing- and glacier instructor in NF (Norsk Fjellsportforum - the national mountain instructor qualification). He is a Sport climbing and indoor climbing instructor in NKF (Norways Climbing Association). He is a summer and winter guide in DNT (Norways Hiking Assosiation). Bent is also working within the Alpine Rescue group in Lyngen. He is a solid good telemarkskier and qualified Telemark ski instruktor NSF (Trener 1 - Norways Ski Association). He is also a qualified rafting instructor and have the WRT (White Water Rescue Technician) course.

High peaks around the world have been visited by Bent for years, and he has climbed Aconcagua (6962 moh), Elbrus (5642 moh) and Kilimanjaro (5895 moh), the highest peaks in three continents, to name a few. Trips to the European alps summer and winter, and to some warm sport climbing spots, are yearly on the schedule.

Bent has been skiing in Lyngen, Kvaløya, Senja, Mid Troms, Narvik, Lofoten, Jotunheimen, Hemsedal, Svalbard/Spitsbergen (Norway), Riksgrensen, Abisko, Kebnekaise (Sweden), Levi (Finland), Garmisch (Germany), Badgastein, Sportgastein (Austria), Zermatt, Verbier (Svitzerland), Chamonix, La Grave, Alp d`hues, Serre Chevalier, Val d`isere, Tignes, Val Torance (France), Sestriere, Courmayeur (Italy), Sierra Nevada (Spain), Cuacasus (Russia), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Tetovo (Macedonia), Borovets (Bulgaria), Kranjska Gora (Slovenia), and more.

And he has been climbing in Lyngen, Kvaløya, Senja, Mid Troms, Lofoten, Ofoten, Jotunheimen, Romsdal (Norway), Kebnekaise (Sweden), Chamonix, La Grave, Verdon, Calanques (France), Sardinia (Italy), El Chorro, Tarifa (Spain), Caucasus (Russia), Tanzania (Africa), Andes (South America), and more.

Bent has almost ten years of experience as an officer in the Norwegian Army in different demanding jobs both on a national level and in international conflicts trough out the world. He has been working as a freelance guide and instructor in North and South Norway, Svalbard/Spitsbergen and Kebnekaise in Sweden.

Contact info:
Bent Vidar Eilertsen
Phone: (+47) 91315323
Mail: post@senjalodge.com / bentvidar@gmail.com