Michael Hoare

Hi I’m Michael, I’m originally from Australia but I’ve spent the last 6 years guiding around the world. I started my guiding career as a climbing/hiking guide and then moved into mountaineering expeditions. I began guiding with dogs after I visited Svalbard a few years ago and saw how important, smart and individual the dogs were.

Since then I’ve mainly worked with Greenlandic huskies and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love the dogs and way of life here on Svalbard. I look forward to taking you out on tour!

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Difficulty Levels

SG1

Suitable for everyone

SG2

Suitable for most people

SG3

Suitable for those in normal good shape

SG4

Suitable for those in good shape

SG5

This activity requires very good physical shape

Cancellation

  • If cancelled 22 days or more prior to departure 100 % refund
  • If cancelled 22-7 days prior to departure 50 % refund
  • Cancellation less than 7 days prior to departure is a ”no show” and does not qualify for any refund.
  • You may apply to your insurance company for a refund if you provide a medical certificate.
  • If Green Dog Svalbard decides to cancel a trip due to weather conditions or any other reasons, you will receive a full refund!