April is mid season for ski touring in the area. There is still plenty of snow in the mountains from Kvaløya on the west to Lyngen Alps and other areas in the mainland. Mountains all around welcome you with great skiing conditions and long days. In the last years Tromsø area is getting more and more popular with season lasting even until the end of may. These areas present various difficulty and safety level. Especially after snowfall avalanche risk may rise significantly.
We recommend you to check the website varsom.no, it is written in English and Norwegian and it shows avalanche risk. Prepare yourself also for rapidly changing weather, check forecast and precipitation on yr.no. Our main rule tells: safety first.
Mountains near Tromsø we recommend you to go for ski touring are:
Very good maps you can find on norgeskart.no.
You can rent ski touring equipment and avalanche safety gear at our rental center at Sjøgata 14 in Tromsø and ask us about latest news about area.