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Lyngen ski week

We run our customized ski weeks and weekends from the northern Lyngen alps where we have the best access to all types of ski terrain possible. Included in all ski weeks and weekends we have a ski by boat tour to one of the islands and from the north we have the shortest access to these fantastic ski adventures.

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.

AD Ski lodge


On our ski week packages we provide private lodging in classic norwegian chalets by the sea. Surrounded by endless of first class mountain terrain for all levels. Summit to sea skiing from the doorstep. 

Avalanche awareness

Ascent Descent is exclusively working with IFMGA mountain guides on all our ski adventures in the backcountry. 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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When is the best time to ski in the Lyngen?

This year we’ve had an unreal early season with some of the best skiing in November we’ve had for several years. Though our snowpack isn’t as deep early in the season and the days are quite short, the light is beautiful. The sun has set now and won’t rise until the...

Lyngen alps prime time

It´s been a fantastic start to the ski touring season in the Lyngen alps and Tromsø region. Record breaking amounts of snow and no mild coastal spells so far. As we are already in late March the days are very long and at the moment we have cold clear weather and sunny...

Ski the Lyngen alps

Winter is by the doorstep and gradually we fill our Lyngen ski touring season with groups from all over. There is still room in the calendar for 2019 so please don´t hesitate to send us a mail about skiing in the lyngen alps the coming season. We offer all inclusive...

Time to book your Lyngen ski touring trip

As autumn temperatures starts to set in and our mountain tops gets their first snow we start to get ready for a new ski season in the Lyngen alps. 14th season ahead and we keep improving our concept with ski weeks from private exclusive lodging, ski by boat tours and...

Jiehkkevarri 1834m

Jiehkkevarri 1834m is the roof of our county and the highest summit of the lyngen alps. We provide guided tours to the summit and you can join one of our open events or book your private guide. The views from the summit is just stunning. You will travel through rough...

Learning From Legends MTB edition 31 Aug – 2 Sept

Learning from legends is back and this time with norwegian MTB legend Espen Bergli Johnsen as special guest. Espen won the 2017 80/20 National Enduro series in Norway and also won the Norwegian Downhill championships 7 times between 2001-2010. We are so stoked to...

“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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