The jagged and piercing peaks that stand along the Lyngen Alps in northern Norway are magnetic for picturesque mountain climbs. And besides its climbing quality, the mountains are home to alpine wildlife, and offers a premium seat for the Northern Lights. In general, visit during the warmer months between June and August for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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.
The region receives a mild summer with temperatures reaching on average 12°C, with spring featuring the driest season.
Norwegian and Sami.
In general, visit during the warmer months between June and August for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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