Where to go ski touring in Tromsø area?
Tromsø Outdoor suggestions for ski touring and splitboard tours
The Tromsø region is a fabulous destination for ski touring and there are plenty of opportunities for everyone - from beginners to advanced skiers and splitboarders. If you browse through the resources below you will find well over 100 various trips. Some of the information is now quite old and good judgement is required. If in doubt, contact Tromsø Ski Guides and hire a guide.
Popular mountains easy to reach from Tromsø are:
- Lille Blåmann
You can find great descriptions of a huge number of tours on the following
websites: www.ryggsekk.net, https://toppturmania.blogspot.com and http://kugo.no.
An online topographical map of Norway is available at: www.norgeskart.no (also available as a mobile phone app - Android and Apple).
The ski touring guidebook, written by Espen Nordahl: ''Ski touring in Troms. 82 Arctic summits! A backcountry ski guide to some of the finest coastal mountains of Northern Norway'' describes and has maps of a large number of tours in the Troms region, including Lyngen. We have this book in stock for sale at Tromsø Outdoor Activity and Rental Center.
It is important to know that the avalanche risk in the Troms region is often high and you need to be prepared for this - always carry your avalanche safety equipment and make sure you chose your tour according to the latest avalanche conditions. Check our page on avalanche risks.
Rødtind is considered to be relatively safe for avalanches and a good destination for beginners. It is also reachable by bus from Tromsø.
If you have some experience downhill skiing but have not yet tried skitouring, you may want to check out Tromsø Outdoor Introduction to Ski Touring – guided trip for beginners. Our guides are looking forward to take you out!
Tromsø Outdoor wishes you a great trip!
Ski workshop at Tromsø Outdoor
Ski workshop; ski and snowboard sevice, slitboard service, offers and prices, Skis/Snowboard Full Service: 529 kr Cleaning of base, Hot wax 2-3 layers with LF wax Edge sharpening *Repair of scratches with p-tex *Binding check up Brushing and polishing
Dynafit authorized sales point at Tromsø Outdoor
Tromsø Outdoor is official Dynafit seller with good offers of equipment on sale. Skis, bindings, poles, helmets, goretex jackets, pants, helmets and googles.
Certified ski guides, ski holidays, ice climbing, and avalanche training in the Tromsø, Lyngen and Senja area
Our recomendations for certified ski touring guides, avalanche safety instructors, ice climbing and glacier walking guides. Ski and sail holidays and more
Splitboard size guide
Tips on how how to choose the size of the splitbaord, board length and user weight.
Lena Dahl at Tromsø Ski Guides - recommendation for ski touring holidays and avalanche safety training
AscentDescent - recommendation for ski touring holidays
Great guides and a ski lodge in the Lyngen Alps