Piggtind ascent in the Lyngen Alps
Climbing Otertind in the Lyngen Alps
1-day Soria-Moria ridge climbing traverse, Ersfjord
Overlooking the Lyngen Fjord, the Lyngen Alps feature stunning views and are home to several glaciers.
Best time to visit
For mountain climbing, the best time to visit Tromso is during the summer months between June and September
How to get there
You can fly in to Tromso from Germany, UK, and Scandinavian countries. Otherwise, you can take a train, bus or drive from Oslo
Summer highs average 17° C, winter lows average -5°C, and can get rainy. However, for its latitude, Tromso is not as cold as one might expect due to the warming effect of the gulf stream
Tromso is a city in Troms County in Northern Norway. This stunning location is a great spot for mountain climbing in the warmer months. The Lyngen Alps are located east of the city and span 90 km. They are also flanked by the breathtaking Lyngen Fjord to the east and the Ullsfjorden to the west. Mountain climbing in Tromso is a great way to discover the unique landscapes and culture of this breathtaking region.
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