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Lyngen Alps Traverse, 8 days Ski Touring, Norway

Highlights

  • Spend 8 exciting days ski touring in the Lyngen Alps of Norway.
  • Descent on a number of different, beautiful peaks.
  • Spend the night in a variety of comfortable, rustic mountain huts.

Description

Full of amazing peaks, thrilling descents and gorgeous landscape, the Lyngen Alps of Norway are a paradise for people who love great ski touring.

Every day on this 8 day trip will be different because everyday will see you ski touring in a different part of the Lyngen Alps. Some examples of the peaks you will get to enjoy on this trip include the following.

  • Daltinden (1,420m)

  • Bredallsfjellet (1,532m)

  • Pollfjellet (1,213m)

  • Rundfjellet (1,413m)

  • Kvalvikfjellet (1,094m)

  • Rornesfjellet (1,213m)

  • Fastdaltinden (1,275m)

  • Tafeltinden (1,393m)

Another great attribute that comes with ski touring in the Lyngen Alps is that you will constantly have a breathtaking views of the sea. In fact, during many of the descents, you will be skiing right toward the glacial blue water! You will also get to see many of the area’s valleys, fjords and glaciers, including Koppangsbreen, Strusbreen and Balgesvarri.

Along with the variety of peaks you will get to enjoy on this trip, you will also get to spend the night in different, comfortable mountain huts. those huts include Goalborrihytta, Kvallvikyhyta and Lyngsdalhyta. You will also get to sleep comfortably in a hotel in Tromso and a hostel in the village of Lyngseidet.

In order to participate on this trip, you should have prior ski touring experience, and be in good physical condition.

Ski touring in the Lyngen Alps of Norway is a tremendous experience. The peaks, the snow and scenery is second to none. If you would like to join this 8 day adventure, just send me a request. I look forward to guiding you.

I can also take you on a 9 day ski touring expedition in the Troll Peninsula of northern Iceland.

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 2

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 3

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 4

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 5

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 6

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 7

EUR 2650 Each

Group of 8

EUR 2650 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight from France to Tromso

You will fly from Paris to Tromso. After arriving in Tromso you will take a bus transfer to your hotel, where you will spend the night.

Day 2: Tromso - Furuflaten - Daltinden (1,420m)

Today we will take an early morning bus to the village of Furuflaten. Once there, we will make our way to the Lyngsdalhyta hut (240m), where we will spend the night. In the meantime, we will enjoy some wonderful ski touring on the north face of the Daltinden mountain.

Day 3: Bredallsfjellet (1,532m)

Today we will ski tour on the gorgeous  Bredallsfjellet mountain. From the peak you will get to admire the Balgesvarri glaciers (1,627m). At the end of the day, we will return to the Lyngsdalhyta hut for the night.

Day 4: Pollfjellet (1,213m) - Rundfjellet (1,413m) - Kvallvikyhyta (240m)

Today you will get to ski tour on two marvellous peaks: Pollfjellet and Rundfjellet. At the end of the day we will go to the Kvallvikyhyta hut, where we will spend the night.

Day 5: Kvalvikfjellet (1,094m) - Rornesfjellet (1,215m) - Lyngseidet

Today you will have options as to what you can do. You can either enjoy a nice slope on the face of Kavrigtinden, or we can cross from Kvalvikfjellet and enjoy the slopes of Rornesfjellet before heading down to a comfortable hostel at Lyngseidet.

Day 6: Fastdaltinden (1,275m) - Goalborrihytta (150m)

Today we will enjoy the slopes around Fastdaltinden before making our way to the Goalborrihytta hut, where we will spend the night.

Day 7: Tafeltinden (1,393m) - Tromso

We will spend the day exploring and ski touring around tafeltinden. You will get to visit the port of Koppangen and see the Koppangsbreen and Strusbreen glaciers before we take a bus to Tromso, where we will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 8: Flight back to France from Tromso

 

Details

Accommodation

A hotel in Tromso, refuges during the crossing in the Lyngen Alps and a hostel in Lyngseidet.

More info

Participants should bring the following items with them: Skis, poles, skins, ski boots, crampons, 2-3 pairs of socks, goretex, waterproof pants, 2-3 breathable t-shirts, 1 fleece jacket and waterproof jacket, 1 hat, 1 pair of thermal gloves, 1 pair of fleece gloves, thermos, blanket, head lamp with new batteries, glasses, sun screen, lip balm, personal items and a camera.

Meeting point

Paris airport, where we will fly to Tromso.

 

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