Ski touring in troms book

Featuring alison culshaw, james thacker, benedicte saintier and dan heywood. Guided ski touring in lyngen alps norway at 70 north in northern norway we find perfectly shaped peaks for skiing, surrounded by the sea on all sides. This is a little summary from our rv trip in the region of tromsolyngen alps, norway. Ski tourers cannot fail to be inspired by espen nordahls guidebook. English edition of the book ski touring in troms came out in. The ski touring in troms book is a good start for the classics, for more detail on lyngen the guide the lyngen alps is very good, with a lifetime of objectives. Ski tourers cannot fail to be inspired by espen nordahls guidebook stephen jones, mountain guide leysin, switzerland our best companion was the book ski touring in troms. The lyngen alps is a classic destination for ski touring in norway. Ski touring in the lyngen alps, norway when the time came to write this article about lyngen, i had to think twice.

Tromso is compact and is easy to discover on foot or by using the wellorganized city bus system. Norway ski guide books and maps norway ski touring guide. Ski touring in lofoten, vesteralen and senja official. Stephen jones, mountain guide leysin, switzerland our best companion was the book ski touring in t roms. Ascentdescent the lyngen mountain guides is a local certified guiding company specialized in ski touring, ski mountaineering and alpinism. Ski touring in t roms is a guide book to 116 mountains in the norwegian county of troms and covers the areas of malangen, kvaloya, ringvassoya, tromso, balsfjord, tamokdalen, the lyngen alps, the kafjord alps, uloya and kagen. It is important to know that the avalanche risk in the troms region is often high. Several good books have been written about ski touring in the lyngen alps. A ski mountaineering guide to some of the finest coastal mountains of northern norway, including the lyngen alps.

The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 47 and 430 m. Ski touring, backcountry skiing, off piste skiing, backcountry snowboarding and splitboarding guide books and maps for norway. You need previous ski touring experience to join this tour if you are a strongfit skier, just a few previous days will be enough. Located in the county of troms, senjas mountainous landscape is full of secluded hills that are perfect for shredding. Troms ski touring in troms 82 arctic summits amazon. Any downhill ski can theoretically be set up for use in the backcountry, but alpine touring skis designed specifically for backcountry use usually feature lighter weight designs that make hiking uphill drastically easier backcountryalpine touringski mountaineering skis the terms are used interchangeably range from supersvelte trekking and racing styles focused primarily on uphill. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months. The magical combination of sea, snow and steep mountain sides now attracts lots of enthusiasts for guided sail. Skills for ski touring and ski mountaineering mountaineers outdoor expert.

All the tours are customized to your and your group ski level, fitness and desires with snow safety taken into account. Ski touring skis, telemark skis or splitboard, skins and poles. Since its first publication in 2010, ski touring in t roms has established itself as one of the bestselling regional guidebooks in scandinavia. The lyngen alps by sjur nesheim and eivind smeland features descriptions of how to conquer most of the peaks in the lyngen alps in winter and summer. Ski touring in troms is a guide book to 116 mountains in the norwegian county of troms and covers the areas of malangen, kvaloya, ringvassoya, tromso, balsfjord, tamokdalen, the lyngen alps, the kafjord alps, uloya and kagen. Together with ascent descent we have all the knowledge about ski touring in lyngen and troms area. Local expert espen nordahls book ski touring in t roms is considered the book, a veritable bible of ski touring for locals and tourists alike. Dec 18, 2018 the ski touring in troms book is a good start for the classics, for more detail on lyngen the guide the lyngen alps is very good, with a lifetime of objectives. Tripadvisor ski touring in tromso provided by karuarctic.

Tromso outdoor rent out outdoor equipment like a complete set with ski, boots and poles to go out and crosscountry ski on your own in tromso. The new edition consists of several new routes, updated route descriptions, new images and better maps. This pack comes with the two maps we have published to accompany the bestselling guidebook ski touring in troms. This is not a book about how to climb demanding alpine. Ski touring in troms is a guide book to 82 mountains in the norwegian county of troms. Backcountry skiing trips troms helps you book your next backcountry skiing trip in troms.

Espen nordahls ski touring in troms was first published in 2010. Click download or read online button to ski touring in norway book pdf for free now. Northern adventure troms adventure and vacation home. Finnmark is the northernmost county in arctic norway, lying between 70 and 71 degrees north. Espen nordahls ski touring in troms was first published in 2010, and it has served as a guide for thousands of people searching for experiences in the lyngen alps, in the tromso area and other coastal mountains in northern norway. Toppturer in troms, the original version published in norwegian in 2010, is already a classic. Thank you, espen nordahl, for putting together such a fine book. Tour the breathtaking snowy wilderness of tromso, high up in norway beyond the arctic circle. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Dear all, my name is yann i am a french mountain guide, i would like to find informations about ski touring around tromso, can anyone give informations about it, best regards yann.

Backcountry skiing trips tromso explore the exotic norwegian mountains, ski beyond the arctic circle. Dec 06, 2019 ascentdescent the lyngen mountain guides is a local certified guiding company specialized in ski touring, ski mountaineering and alpinism. The book ski touring in troms aims to inspire people to visit the marvelous mountains of troms county. Tromso area is very popular among ski touring people and there are several nice and easy mountains for this sport.

Oct 15, 2018 this is a little summary from our rv trip in the region of tromsolyngen alps, norway. I was camping and touring for a week in the lyngen alps and then i spent my second week in tromso, touring. Toppturer in troms, the original version published in. The book includes 82 summits, from kvaloya island in the west to the kafjord alps in the east. Download pdf ski touring in norway free online new books.

Ski touring in troms english titles friflytbestill. Dec 06, 2017 the book ski touring in troms aims to inspire people to visit the marvelous mountains of troms county. The specialty of the place is the mountains rising straight from the sea. Ski touring in troms by espen nordahl features descriptions of 82 summit ski trips throughout troms county. Cross country skiing in tromso scandinavian traveler. Discover some of the worlds most mystical and isolated slopes among the norwegian archipelago. We went there from the 22nd of march to the 2nd of april 2018. Senja island ski touring holiday with alpine guides the. Toppturer i troms ski touring in troms posts facebook. Download pdf ski touring in norway free online new.

Alpine ski touring is the activity that attracts most. Helmet and goggles sunglasses, headlamp, ski touring backpack around 2535l, where you can fit all your gear. Senja, the second largest island in norway, has equally great ski touring potential with peaks extending as high as 1,300 metres. We run ski touring weeks, ski weekends and day tours customised for private groups.

In troms, you can look forward to 28 kilometres of slopes. The new and updated edition of ski touring in t roms also features routes on the island of senja too. Ski touring around narvik describes a wealth of routes in a spectacular landscape for ski enthusiasts on both sides of the norwegianswedish border in northern scandinavia. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 4 km of slopes available.

Ski touring is skiing in the backcountry on unmarked or unpatrolled areas. Guided ski touring from lodge or boat in lyngen alps norway. The week includes 57 hour days with generally steady climbs, but also some steeper terrain. I was camping and touring for a week in the lyngen alps and then i. The city offers around 71 kilometer of ski trails in a spectacular nature. Since its first publication in 2010, ski touring in troms has established itself as one of the bestselling regional guidebooks in scandinavia. Ski touring in troms is espen nordahls masterpiece guide book for the troms area of arctic norway. The first edition of this guide book was originally published in 2004 in norwegian as toppturer rundt narvik see the norwegian version here.

The new and updated edition of ski touring in troms also features routes on the island of senja too. Northern lights and midnight sun skiing in norway daily. The finnmark alps lie some 80km northeast of the popular lyngen peninsula but finnmark is a much quieter area for ski touring. We have this book in stock for sale at tromso outdoor activity and rental center. Ski week at the lodge 6 nights ski week at our apartments 6 nights. Senja island ski touring holiday with alpine guides the ski. A backcountry ski guide to some of the finest coastal mountains of northern norway. Toppturer i troms ski touring in troms home facebook. More information about ski touring in the lyngen alps.

The author claims he can promise adventures for all, no matter how experienced you are at ski touring. Espen nordahls ski touring in troms was first published in 2010, and it has. Sun mountain guides and coeditor of the book safer ski touring in norway. Ski touring combines elements of nordic and alpine skiing and embraces such subdisciplines as telemark and randonnee. Nordahl is the owner of midnight sun mountain guides and coeditor of the book safer ski touring in norway. In the list of the best ski resorts in troms, the ski resort malselv fjellandsby is top with 2. Covering 116 peaks the zones of malangen, kvaloya, ringvassoya, mainland tromso, balsfjord, tamokdalen, the lyngen alps, the kafjord alps and uloya. Lyngen alps is a very unique skilocation, and one of the worlds most beautiful settings for ski touring and ski mountaineering. Senja lies southwest of the arctic capital tromso, with amazing fjord scenery and the ski touring is excellent summit to sea descents and plenty of variety are on offer, ranging from classic peaks, to ski mountaineering and steeper couloirs. The book covers the areas of malangen, kvaloya, ringvassoya, mainland tromso, balsfjord, tamokdalen, the lyngen alps, the kafjord alps and uloya. English edition of the book ski touring in troms came out in 20. Thank you, espen nordahl, for putting together such a fine book boardmag. Avalanche safety equipment shovel, probe, transceiveryou can easily rent these from tromso and by request you will get help to do that.

Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on. I went to the north of norway for a ski touring trip. Mar 17, 20 ski touring in troms is a guide book to 82 mountains in the norwegian county of troms. Ski touring in t roms is espen nordahls masterpiece guide book for the troms area of arctic norway. Finnmark ski touring norway ski touring holidays with ifmga. Skiing enthusiasts from all over the world come here to ski down the untouched snowcovered mountainsides, which stretch right down to the shores of the lyngenfjord. Our senja island ski touring holiday explores this amazing arctic island in northern norway. Lyngentromso ski touringsplitboarding norway, march 2018. Local expert espen nordahls book ski touring in troms is considered the book, a veritable bible of ski touring for locals and tourists alike. Ski touring in troms is a guide book to 82 mountains in the norwegian. Touring is typically done offpiste and outside of ski resorts, and may extend over a period of more than one day.

Renting ski touring packages with us is the best way to explore summits in troms without hassle of bringing skis on the plane and risk of having them lost on the way. To take part you should be at fitness level 3 and tech level 3 see our fitnessexperience guidelines below. Finnmark ski touring norway ski touring holidays with. Ski touring in troms is espen nordahls masterpiece guidebook for the troms area of arctic norway.

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