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Rock Climbing in Norway

Enjoy all the various different types of climbing and rugged landscapes that this Nordic country has to offer!

From spectacular vistas from the top of rocky crags over the Lofoten Peninsula to the sheer massif of the Stetind, Norway is a majestic place full of rock climbing activities for those daring enough to find them. Whether you are a beginner trying rock climbing out for the first time or a seasoned pro, Norway’s diverse and beautiful terrains will not leave you disappointed.
 
 
 
 
 

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What people are saying about these trips

Bharath Reddy

5.00

December, 2022

Climbing Svolværgeita in the Lofoten

Stian is so friendly and the climb was awesome with his guidance.

Luis Hortells

5.00

September, 2022

Climb the iconic Svolværgeita in Lofoten, Norway (Half-day)

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Sean Oneill

5.00

September, 2022

Climbing Svolværgeita in the Lofoten

My guides Stian and Karrin were amazing!! Best experience of my life. Pretty scary up there but always felt safe!! Very professional people.

massimo cappuccio

5.00

September, 2022

Rock Climbing in Lofoten with an IFMGA Guide

Stian Brutal, proved to be a very prepared and competent guide. He inspired trust and confidence in the customers, making the climbing experience even more fun. A guide truly passionate about climbing and her work, I recommend it for those who want to experience vertical experiences in Lofoten

Will Nance

5.00

August, 2022

Climbing Svolværgeita in the Lofoten

Stian was fantastic!

Natacha Toussaint

5.00

August, 2022

Climbing Svolværgeita in the Lofoten

The guide was not Stian but Haakon. Calm and professional. Ir was a fabtastic experience, I highly recommend this guide!

Phu Dang

5.00

July, 2022

Climbing Svolværgeita in the Lofoten

Stian was awesome, highly recommend him.

Michael Pace

5.00

June, 2022

Climbing Svolværgeita in the Lofoten

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leslye-Aikayla So

5.00

August, 2019

Climb the iconic Svolværgeita in Lofoten, Norway (Half-day)

Frederik is an excellent guide! He was confident, reassuring, professional, safe and very skilled. My boyfriend and I are still enthralled with the experience. Thank you so much again, Northern Norway has captured my heart and I definitely will be returning for more adventures :)

Anonymous

4.00

July, 2018

1-week rock climbing program in Lofoten, Norway

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Norway

The mountains, fjords, valleys and forests of northern Norway are something special. These pristine landscapes are best scene from above and rock climbing is one way to do that. Enjoy this seemingly magical landscape from the top of some of the awe-inspiring features that define it.

 

Good to know:

Country Code:

+47

Currency:

Norwegian krone

Best time to visit:

July to September

Language:

Norwegian, Sami, English

What’s the weather like?

During the summer months in the north of Norway, temperatures are generally between 18ºC and 24ºC. The summer is also the driest time of year in the region

How long should I stay?

Individual rock climbing outings generally last between a half-day and full-day. However, many of the top spots, such as the Lofoten islands, are difficult to get to, so spending a week or two is the best way to see this wonderful country

More info about Rock Climbing in Norway:

Well above the Arctic Circle is where you will find the best rock climbing available in Norway. From the Lofoten archipelago to the iconic Stetind this harsh environment is both an excellent location to learn rock climbing skills and techniques as well as hone them. Getting here can be quite tricky, but your effort to arrive is more than rewarded. To get to this remote region you will likely have to fly into Oslo then take another regional flight into Bodø or Narvik and from there another flight, bus or ferry onto your final destination. However, once you arrive, you will be rewarded by sparsely populated landscapes that have been carved by nature’s fury

 

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