Fri Flyt AS is Norway's largest publisher of outdoor activity magazines. They have several magazines focusing on climbing, skiing, snowboarding, cycling, etc.
Fri Flyt AS is also publishing outdoor guides. They start with an English translation for the most exiting regions.


A guide to 111 Norwegian mountains where you can avoid avalanche terrain.

Explore the ski touring paradise of the North.
Expert advice for the most spectacular ski areas in Norway.

Long, cold winters, beautiful scenery and easily accessible mountains make Norway a paradise for ski touring. Summits are not as high and spectacular as those in the Alps or the Rockies, but this does not mean that there are no risks. An average of five people die annually, due to avalanches in Norwegian mountains. Most of these accidents are related to ski touring, and a disproportionate number of casualties are foreigners.

Avalanches are complex phenomena. However, terrain risk is relatively easy to assess – if you want to avoid being caught in an avalanche, the safest method is to stay away from avalanche terrain. Safer Ski Touring in Norway, first published in Norwegian in 2016, is finally available in English and international visitors may now benefit from the knowledge and tips provided by Norwegian guides, avalanche experts and skiers. This book will help them find the safest ski touring routes through the Norwegian winter landscape, as thousands of Norwegians have done already.

Safer Ski touring in Norway
Safer Ski Touring in Norway gives you the safest routes for all of the most popular ski touring areas in Norway, from north to south. The book has in-depth chapters about iconic areas such as Lyngen, Lofoten, Jotunheimen, Sunnmørsalpene and Romsdalen, but there are also routes through less frequented regions such as Sogn, Stryn, Sunndalsfjella, Narvik and Senja.

Each trip is described in detail, with routes indicated on both maps and overview photos. In addition to the route descriptions, the book provides basic information about avalanches and useful tips on how to use avalanche forecasts and stay safe and comfortable in the Norwegian mountains.

  • No of Pages: 340
  • Page Size: 170 x 240 mm
  • Published Date: October 2018
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 860g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-69-4


A backcountry ski guide to some of the finest coastal mountains of Northern Norway.


SKI TOURING IN TROMS is a guide book to 116 mountains in the Norwegian county of Troms. Espen Nordahl's 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 Tromsø area and other coastal mountains in Northern Norway. The new edition consists of several new routes, updated route descriptions, new images and better maps. The island of Senja has also been included as a ski touring destination.

The magical combination of sea, snow and steep mountain sides now attracts lots of enthusiasts for the guided Sail & Ski trips. Descending powder slopes in the evening sunlight is a memory for life. The ultimate arctic ski experience is just as available for the individual ski adventurer. Take a quick afternoon trip from the city of Tromsø to Lille Blåmannen, or try an expedition to Jiekkevarri with its glaciers and alpine terrain – Troms offers something for all tastes.

Ski touring in Troms

Each activity is presented in a chapter of its own with five to fifteen trips per activity.

The book gives detailed descriptions of ascents and descents, for the beginner as well as for the expert. All the trips include aerial photos with routes indicated. Each chapter ends with an overview map (1:250 000) as well as individual maps for the summits (1:50 000). The book also includes more than 140 pictures. There is a chapter on avalanche safety written by avalanche expert Kjetil Brattlien, as well as a chapter on ski history written by mountain guide Åke Hedlund.

  • No of Pages: 398
  • Page Size: 150 x 220 mm
  • Published Date: October 2018
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 790g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-70-0


Ski guide for the mountains around Hjørundfjorden, Austefjorden og Storfjorden.

The Sunnmøre Alps is one of the most beautiful areas for ski touring in Norway. White-clad mountains plunge into the deep fjords, and from the mountain tops you can enjoy panoramas of alpine peaks and glaciers. Spend the evening by the coast and you can watch the sun sink down into the Atlantic.

Stig J. Helset and Håvard Myklebust have produced a long-awaited guidebook for Ski Touring in the Sunnmøre Alps. For the first time, it is published in English.

Ski touring in the Sunmore Alps

There is a special focus on the Hjørundfjorden area, and you will find tours to some of the most iconic alpine ski touring mountains in Norway, such as Skårasalen, Randers Topp and Slogen. There are also two suggested multi-day traverses around Hjørundfjorden.

You will find overview images of the various mountain faces, with routes drawn directly onto the images. A special chapter about avalanches and cornice hazards is written by IFMGA mountain guide Christer Lundberg Nes.

  • No of Pages: 362
  • Page Size: 170 x 230 mm
  • Published Date: December 2017
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 848g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-62-5


156 Great Skiing Mountains.

All the classics across the country of long winters, northern lights and midnight sun. Your guide to explore the magic combination of fjords, snow and mountains.

Some of the world's best skiing can be found in Norway. But almost none of it is lift served. That’s why we just had to make this book – a detailed guide to all of the breathtaking ski touring areas in Norway, including Jotunheimen, the Sunnmøre Alps, the Lofoten archipelago and the Lyngen Alps.

The original Norwegian version of "Ski Touring in Norway" has inspired thousands of Norwegians to break trail in search of great ski experiences. Now this classic book is finally available in English. We’ve also included new overview photos and improved route drawings.

Ski touring in Norway

The book is indispensable for choosing where to go, planning your ski day and even during routefinding in the mountains. Each of the summits is thoroughly described, with route choices, maps and overview photos. Each of the 34 areas is presented with useful information on accommodation, transport, maps, website and local ski areas. You will also find chapters about what gear to bring, first aid, avalanche knowledge and glacier travel.

Many of the country’s top ski touring guides and local enthusiasts have contributed to the book.

  • No of Pages: 340
  • Page Size: 170 x 240 mm
  • Published Date: February 2015
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 866g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-31-1


A ski guide to the areas of Skorgedalen, Isfjorden, Innfjorden/Måndalenand Trollstigen.

SKI TOURING IN ROMSDALEN guides you to 50 summits in one of the best ski touring regions in Norway. Some of them are popular classics, while others are less well known. Some are accessible, others remote. Some steep, others gentle. All of them, however, can give you unforgettable experiences.

The book gives detailed route descriptions of ascents and descents in several areas. It includes aerial photos and a ski map for Romsdalen (1:50.000) with all of the summits indicated.

Ski touring in Romsdalen

You never ski the same mountain twice. Conditions change with weather and season; fresh snow can be a blessing, but it can also spell avalanche danger. When the sun is shining in spring, some slopes should be avoided while others are ripe for the picking. This book recommends where to ski and, just as important, when to do so.

Halvor Hagen (b 1971) has lived in Isfjordenfor over 20 years and is a passionate skier and rock climber. As a certified NORTIND mountain guide, he has been working in the Romsdalen area for the past fifteen years. Halvor also works for the industrial company Aak AS. SKI TOURING IN ROMSDALEN is his first publication.

  • No of Pages: 202
  • Page Size: 150 x 220 mm
  • Published Date: July 2014
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 400g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-27-4

skiing / climbing / trekking

The Lyngen Alps is the name of the mountainous region situated on the 1500 square kilometers Lyngen peninsula, located at 69º North in Northern Norway. The narrow peninsula abounds in sharp peaks, impressive glaciated massifs and valleys. It is a landscape of contrasts where you can experience deep fjords, a green coastline, alpine meadows with boulders, cold rivers, Arctic fauna and birdlife and, of course, wild mountains. The region, with its 124 peaks above 1000 meters, is Northern Europe's most pronounced big mountain area.

The white peaks of the Lyngen Alps have attracted the interest of climbers and mountaineers since the 19th Century. The Lyngen Alps are famous around the world for its excellent skiing and breathtaking landscape.

This guidebook is a comprehensive manual to the best skiing and alpine climbing in the Lyngen Alps. It covers the iconic Jiehkkevarri traverse, the easy option Perstinden, the steep couloirs of Jægervasstinden and everything in between. Climbers get the key to the treasures of unknown Guhkkesgaisa and Piggtinden, the mountain made famous by philosopher Peter Wessel Zapffe. A good selection of ice-climbing routes is also described in the book.

The Lyngen Alps
The summer visitor can enjoy the peaks, the valleys, the lakes and the glaciers of The Lyngen Trek, an eight day walk from south to north of the peninsula – or vice versa. A section of daytrips and family friendly activities are also included. You do not have to go to Himalaya to find sacred summits – or lakes or rocks.

Welcome to this remarkable landscape!!

  • No of Pages: 320
  • Page Size: 170 x 225 mm
  • Published Date: November 2013
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 1010g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-19-9

60 unique outdoor experiences and places to stay

Norway, naturally takes you on a journey to mountains, islands and places to stay around the country.

With its beautiful pictures and concise descriptions, this is the guide to an unforgettable holiday in Norway. Hike over the Romsdal Ridge, mount the great summits in Jotunheimen, and paddle in the Sogn Fjord. Visit scenic islands, experience the midnight sun on a blue glacier, take part in the famous Lofoten cod fishery, and ski & sail with Hurtigruten. All of these are unique trips in their own right. And so are the places to stay; whether you spend the night in mountain cabins, old lighthouses, traditional farm houses or a converted oil tank. You can even stay on board a ship in the ice on Svalbard and get a sense of what it was like to be a Norwegian polar pioneer.

Trygve Sunde Kolderup is the author of the book. He is the manager of Hvitserk, a company that organizes expeditions and adventure tours all over the world. Before this he was the editor of the Norwegian outdoor magazine UTE. Most of the pictures in the book are taken by professional outdoor photographer Matti Bernitz.

Norway Naturally

"Don’t be surprised if you feel the urge to change your holiday plans after reading Norway, naturally!" – Iver Gjelstenli, outdoor journalist

  • No of Pages: 188
  • Page Size: 215 x 215 mm
  • Published Date: June 2013
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 810g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-16-8


The Sunnmøre Alps are in Western Norway. This is a unique area with majestic peaks and alpine mountain formations rising straight from the sea to a height of 1,500-1,700 meters.
This book gives you all the information you need to enjoy skiing, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, surfing, kite boarding, windsurfing, paragliding, diving and more in Sunnmøre, Norway. What is so unique about this part of Norway is the huge variety of outdoor experiences you can find within such short distances - within a radius of just 30 kilometers. They show you "the best of the best".

The Sunnmore Alps

Each activity is presented in a chapter of its own with five to fifteen trips per activity.
They present different levels of difficulty within each activity, from the very easy to the more demanding. You will also find a separate chapter on travel and accommodation in Sunnmøre.
Dream yourself away as you leaf through the book on a rainy day, and then when the sun shines, make your dreams come true!

  • No of Pages: 232
  • Page Size: 175 x 225 mm
  • Published Date: August 2012
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Illustrations: Color photos, Maps
  • Weight: 630g
  • ISBN: 978-82-93090-06-9

< Previous
Next >

< Back to overview travel guides