Guidebook

Classic Ski Touring Adventures in the Tromsø Region

10 inspiring ski tours around Tromsø that will have you falling in love with the city known as "Paris of the North"

Description

Home to 666 mountains higher than thousand meters and north of the Arctic Circle, lies Norway´s Troms region. The area is one of the best ski touring destinations in the world.

As well as unbelievable skiing in typical Norwegian terrain - from mountains down to the fjords - you’re also in with a great chance of seeing Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights, if you visit Troms in the winter months.

Tromsø is an Eldorado when it comes to ski touring. The sheer amount of good skiing means it is not always easy to find out which trip is right for you. This is a collection of 10 tours in and around Tromsø that the locals would characterise as some of their favourites.

Skittentinden (1042m)
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Skittentinden (1042m)

4 - 5 hrs
7.5 km
947 m
947 m
43 °
The most iconic summit on Kvaløya
Difficult
Private
Middagstinden (1006m)
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Middagstinden (1006m)

5 - 6 hrs
10.0 km
998 m
993 m
57 °
A classic Kvaløya tour, with a little alpine adventure if you would like to reach the very top.
Difficult
Private
Storsteinesstinden (1017m)
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Storsteinesstinden (1017m)

3 - 4 hrs
6.7 km
929 m
928 m
50 °
A true classic on Kvaløya, with a scenic view over Ersfjorden
Difficult
Private
Buren (802m)
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Buren (802m)

3 - 4 hrs
5.5 km
771 m
771 m
41 °
The perfect "ski-after-work-mountain", with varied skiing.
Moderate
Private
Steinskardtinden (817m)
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Steinskardtinden (817m)

3 - 4 hrs
6.0 km
728 m
729 m
48 °
The go-to mountain in the Tromsø region on powder days
Moderate
Private
Store Hollendaren (1017m)
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Store Hollendaren (1017m)

4 - 5 hrs
7.3 km
949 m
949 m
45 °
Store Hollendaren is a very good mountain for skiing, with a long season and opportunities for steep descents.
Difficult
Private
Storstolpan (974m)
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Storstolpan (974m)

3 - 4 hrs
6.6 km
857 m
860 m
42 °
If you want to experience skiing in the midnight sun, this is the perfect peak!
Difficult
Private
Blåtinden
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Blåtinden

5 - 6 hrs
8.8 km
1,192 m
1,192 m
33 °
A wonderful peak with great, low stress skiing and incredible views across the southern part of the Lyngen Peninsula.
Moderate
Private
Langdaltinden (928m)
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Langdaltinden (928m)

3 - 4 hrs
5.5 km
902 m
902 m
38 °
A hidden pearl for an afternoon tour which offers great skiing
Moderate
Private
Tromsdalstinden
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Tromsdalstinden

5 - 6 hrs
10.4 km
1,234 m
1,234 m
39 °
A brilliant peak which dominates the view from the area to the south of it.
Difficult
Private