NORTIND accepts around ten new members for certification every two years.

The next intake will be in spring 2017, with the deadline for applications being on 15 March. Send applications by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We only accept Norwegian speaking applicants!


  • skiing trips in the high mountains in changeable weather and conditions

  • freerideskiing on steep offpist slopes

  • trips in the high mountains on rock, snow and ice (alpine climbing/ mountaineering) Grade 5 (Norwegian scale)

  • glacier trips (alpine ice climbing or glacier mountaineering)

  • outdoors mountaineering activities in the winter (alpine climbing/ ski mountaineering)

  • participation in alpine rescue activities

  • must be capable of climbing grade 6+ (Norwegian scale) sport climbing routes

  • provide a medical certificate and good character certificate no more than three months old

The selection event lasts for 8 days. Applicants will be tested on ice, rock and skis.