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Backcountry Skiing in Tromso

Explore the exotic Norwegian mountains, ski beyond the Arctic Circle

Tour the breathtaking snowy wilderness of Tromso, high up in Norway beyond the Arctic Circle. Discover some of the world’s most mystical and isolated slopes among the Norwegian archipelago. Visit between the months of April and May for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Tromso

The landscape of Norway was once completely covered in thick ice sheets during the last ice age. As the thick layers of ice started to shift, it carved out the deep valleys that now dominate the terrain of Norway. As the ice started to melt it filled the valleys, forming the famous fjords of Norway. Now it forms the picturesque background to some of the world’s best backcountry skiing.


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Best time to visit

Visit between the months of April and May for ideal backcountry skiing conditions

What's the weather like?

The region holds a subarctic climate with a short summer and long wintry conditions. Yet it is warmer than other regions of a similar latitude because of the warmth of the Gulf Stream

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Tromso:

The Norwegian municipality of Tromso lies in the north of the Nordic country, located in the county of Troms. Tromso has a population of approximately 76,000, making it the largest urban area in Northern Norway. Its name derives from the main island of Tromsoya which is stands, given that the municipality stands on many small islands that are populated with high mountains

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