The hike to Himmeltinden in the Lofoten Islands is a unique and rewarding experience. Located in northern Norway, the Lofoten Islands are known for their rugged landscapes and picturesque scenery. The hike to Himmeltinden offers the perfect opportunity to take in the beauty of the islands.
The trail to Himmeltinden starts in the small village of Haukland (Haukland Beach), where hikers can park their cars and begin their ascent. The first part of the trail is relatively easy. As you get going the trail will get steeper. Along the way, hikers will be able to enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding fjords and the distant mountains.
As the trail reaches the summit, hikers are rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding islands and the Arctic Sea. On a clear day, it's possible to see for miles in every direction.
The hike to Himmeltinden typically takes around 6 hours total, depending on the hikers' pace and fitness level. It's recommended to bring plenty of water and snacks, as well as good hiking boots, to make the most of the hike. It's also important to check weather forecast and trail condition before starting the hike.
Overall, the hike to Himmeltinden in the Lofoten Islands is a unique and challenging experience. The views from the summit are truly breathtaking, and the sense of accomplishment that comes from reaching the top is unbeatable. It's a great way to experience the natural beauty of the Lofoten islands and to challenge yourself physically.
Although it is possible to do the hike on your own, we could offer one of our guides to make the most out of your trip! Don't worry about getting lost and learn a lot more about the area as we walk.
Season: (main) May - September. Sometimes it is possible to do the hike as late as November if there is no snow.
Difficulty: Not technically difficult, but the length makes it moderately demanding.
Elevation: 920 moh
Duration: 4 - 6 hours
Distance: 6,2 km (round trip)
PS! It's also a good idea to check the weather forecast before starting the hike as the trail can be slippery and dangerous in wet conditions.