Hiking Trails in Lofoten Islands

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Hiking Trails in Lofoten Islands

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  • Joachim P
    Saltsjobaden, Sweden1,236 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    1978 steps but worth every single one. The view when you reach the top is breathtaking. Bring a set of warmer clothes/rainwear and something to drink. Not very technical but you need to be in decent shape.
    Written 19 June 2024
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  • Barbs25
    Staffordshire, UK3,601 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    From town turn right just after the esso garage. Drive a couple mins to the lake in front of you and park on the left side by the navy blue house.
    Trail starts as a gravel path, then after 20 mins take a left through trees up a rocky path. From here follow blue and white markings on rocks.
    Came down from the route visible from the top, brings you out behind the fire station (can start here for an easier hike only 40 ish mins to the top but a boring route!)
    2h20 total loop. 1h5 to the top.
    Written 16 August 2023
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  • Dean M
    56 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Steep mountain, peak oftentimes in the clouds. Views of all the islands. It’s 2 parts, first part is up to the lake, this part is steep and you should stick to the right when hiking up so it’s less steep. There’s a track to follow. Second part is just as steep. Coming down is when panic set in as it seems so steep it looks like a drop, I had to sit down. Going up you don’t notice it become so steep. It helped that so many people were doing the hike (maybe 70 people) and two people offered to help when they noticed I struggled so thank you!
    Written 23 July 2023
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  • Jim
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Did not climb to top, but level trails on western bench/ridge were great! On southside I climbed from the road opposite the beach cabins to gain access, would not recommend that, up or down! Park car on west end of Ridge by the tunnel, commence zigzag climb from there!
    Written 13 June 2024
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  • drschmangie
    Chicago, IL85 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Parking is free but was a little confusing to find as it is not well marked; I used directions found on a hiking website. From there, it was easy to find the trail head. Numerous parts of the trail were very muddy and even had some standing water. Good hiking boots with waterproofing are a must!! The hike is relatively easy compared to some others in the area but still requires some fitness and appropriate outerwear and shoes. The incline was only steep/rocky in a few parts. It took me about 2 hours to reach the top. I brought along some lunch and enjoyed the view from the top. I was hiking alone and only saw one other hiker that day so it was less crowded than some of the other hikes in the area.
    Written 27 September 2019
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  • Bjarne P
    Trondheim, Norway31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lofoten; one of the World's wonders.
    The remaining ridge from the split between The Americas and Europe.
    Lofoten's nature, environment and atmosphere is a must for "The bucket list".
    Written 5 September 2020
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  • lynjowton
    Leeds, UK309 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a great walk .We were lucky that we chose a good day with fine weather we only had summer tshirts ,joggers and cheap trainers on but other people had pro walking gear including walking poles. We are an overweight unfit mother 53 and teenage male and we managed almost to the top. As you get higher the path gets less like a path and more of a experienced climb over huge boulders and rocks. We really enjoyed our time here. Lots of sheep and good to push the boundaries of your comfort zone so good for your mental wellbeing being at one with such beautiful nature
    Written 23 August 2022
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  • fabinico
    Paris, France380 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A rather popular hike with the locals and tourists alike.
    Apart from a long slippery passage, where they set up chains you can hold on to, the hike in not very technical but rather long : count 3 hours without the stops on your way up, a bit more if you pass through the Munkebu hut. For once in the Lofoten, the path is well marked and you can't get lost !
    You'll be rewarded with an incredible succession of lakes of all sizes, shapes and blue hues, and the view from the summit itself is breathtaking (if it's not in the clouds). The summit is rather flat so I guess you could camp up there.
    Be minded that the Munkebu mountain hut on the way is not manned, it will only be open if a member of the local mountain climbing club was given the key and happens to be up there. So don't count on it for food, water or even shelter.
    Written 3 September 2023
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  • GoPlaces61737546424
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very relaxing tour and the instructors are very helpful :) we managed to see the midnight sun rising and enjoy it on the short stop
    Written 21 May 2024
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  • Flyerroli
    La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Maurizio showed us some beautiful spots in the lofoten. thanks to his experience he made out of a not to beautifull day something very special!
    Maurizio tought us a lot about country and poeple. he is a very frendly guy. We can recomend this tour very much.
    Written 26 January 2024
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