Piggtind ascent in the Lyngen Alps
Climbing Otertind in the Lyngen Alps
1-day Soria-Moria ridge climbing traverse, Ersfjord
In the remote north of Norway stand the Lyngen Alps, a mountain range packed with breathtaking landscapes. Dominating the scenery are giant glaciers and glistening lakes, captivating canyons and gushing waterfalls. Yet the rugged and piercing peaks that roll along the Alps are the jewels of the region, creating spectacular climbing options.
Norwegian and Sami
Best time to visit
In general, visit during the warmer months between June and August for ideal mountain climbing conditions
What's the weather like?
The region receives a mild summer with temperatures reaching on average 12°C, with spring featuring the driest season
Located in the far north of Norway, in the county of Troms, is the Lyngen Alps. It runs parallel to the western shoreline of the rugged Lyngen fjord, and cuts through the municipalities of Lyngen as well as Balsfjord and Storfjord. The Lyngen Alps feature fantastic views and quality climbing among its very remote character. The closest big city is Tromso that lies to the west of the mountains
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