Ascent Descent

AscentDescent “The Lyngen Mountain Guides” is a local certified guiding company specialized in ski touring, ski mountaineering and alpinism. We run ski touring weeks, ski weekends and day tours customised for private groups.

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AD Ski lodge

Moving in to our 11th season for 2017 we present a concept worthy of this amazing mountain range. The lodges are located by the sea in one of the most beautiful parts of the Lyngen alps.

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Ice climbing

Ice climbing is a relatively easy discipline of climbing but physical. When visiting Tromsø for the northern lights this is a great activity during the day but also in the evening when we use headlamps. We take private bookings for all levels from Dec – February.

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Avalanche awareness

As a IFMGA mountain guide I have to deal with avalanche safety on a daily basis. Balancing between safety and fun all day long is tricky for everyone. We all travel in the mountains for different reasons but normaly we all want to have good fun and get down safely in the end of the day.

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Lyngen glaciers with Ascent Descent “The Lyngen Mountain Guides”

The Lyngen alps has always been known as a premier spot for ski mountaineering and ski touring but more people find their way to our fantastic mountain range in summer as well. Glacier excursions, trekking and mountaineering is great when visiting Tromsø and The...

Lyngen spring season

It´s mid May and finally the spring has arrived with warmer temperatures and midnight sun just around the corner. The Lyngen alps has bees fantastic lately with a few weeks of perfect weather, powder and great snow coverage down to the shores. For many this is the...

Still winter in the Lyngen alps

With resent cold temperatures and fairly stable snow pack for the time being we´ve had the opportunity to explore some of The Lyngen alps more adventurous runs and mountains. It´s also nice when we have groups coming back to explore the region with us and increasing...

Ascent Descent “The Lyngen Mountain Guides”

So, well into our 12th ski season here in the Lyngen alps and a while since we last updated our blog here on the web page. Season has been running at full speed since mid February with lot´s of groups coming from all over to enjoy this fantastic mountain range and our...

Ski season in the Lyngen alps closing in

Our ski weeks for the 2017 season in the Lyngen alps is filling up with ski groups and it looks like winter has arrived at last. Long autumn with no snow is suddenly changing into winter for Christmas. See you in 2017!

A new season coming up in The Lyngen alps

First snow has arrived and as many times before it´s reminding us of the coming ski season in The Lyngen Alps. Autumn colors is also starting to show in the mountains and with the summits shining with fresh snow it´s hard to not be amazed by the fall here. Sometimes...

“Thanks you SO much for such a fantastic week. Genuinely the best holiday I’ve had for years … I smiled for days on my return at the memory! Touring from Tromso and Lyngen is utterly different to the Alps – skiing fresh tracks towards the sea was extraordinary and having entire mountains to ourselves all day was an unbelievable treat. Wow”

All the best Sarah

“This Place is amazing! The skiing, accommodation, the food, everything!!”Wow”

Adam and David / United States

“My long lasting dream to ski in the lyngen alps was finally realized! Thanks for the greatest week of my life!”

Cheers Mickey

“The memories will last us forever and for that we truly grateful allied to your expert guiding skills and camaraderie. Many Thanks!!”

John, Philip and Matt

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