Rock Climbing in Lofoten

Stunning and majestic mountains and peaks, sheltered and idyllic beaches and bays, pristine and untouched scenery, landscape and terrain. The Lofoten Islans have all these, and rock climbing is a truly awesome way to see them all!

The Lofoten Islands are an archipelago in Norway, lying above the Arctic Circle. Between fjords and mountains, this region offers some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country. It’s also an amazing rock climbing destination, with granite pillars and cliffs providing classic climbing routes for all levels. Picture yourself approaching a big granite wall with the emerald waters of the Norwegian Sea at your back. Sounds amazing, isn’t it? Besides, in July you can experience 24 hours of daylight to enjoy! Check out all our options for rock climbing trips in the Lofoten Islands and take your pick for a trip you will never forget! Explore-Share only promotes trips led by certified mountain guides.

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Lofoten

It is hard to overstate just how beautiful and marvelous the scenery, landscape and terrain is in The Lofoten Islands, with countless pretty, idyllic and tranquil beaches, coves, forests, fjords and mountains dotting the land, each as spectacularly picturesque as the last. There is also a diverse range of flora and fauna in abundance, with whale watching a popular indulgence. The beguiling nature of the scenery means there is plenty to explore, and you will never be bored on this epic archipelago.


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How to get there

Flights from Oslo to Harstad/Narvik Airport, and then 3 hour drive to Svolvær, the gateway town to the Lofoten Islands

Best time to visit

The summer months are the best time visit for rock climbing, as temperatures can climb up to 20 degrees celsius and there is constant light


Very mild considering its location, with temperatures getting up to 15-20 degrees celsius in Summer and down to 1-2 degrees celsius in Winter

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The Lofoten Islands contain an overwhelming amount of raw natural beauty, and nestled within these beautiful spots are some of the best rock climbing spots one can imagine, with the lack of crowds and epic views providing a near-perfect setting. Some of the rock climbing can be quite challenging, so being fit and in decent shape before arriving will maximise enjoyment of the activity. The villages are full of intriguing histories and culture which they are very proud of, providing endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do


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