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Himmeltinden

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Breathtakin wiew, totally worth the effort.

From Haukland to the top and back it's aprox 10km. Fysically challenging but not dangerous. We... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
LindaK4868
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Absolutely beautiful

The walk is steep, I didn’t get all the way to the top. Because my shoes were old, so got blisters... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
FinchX
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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10 Aug 2018
“Breathtakin wiew, totally worth the effort.”
27 Jul 2018
“Absolutely beautiful ”
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On Vestvagøy you can pick and choose among rides high and low. The highest peak is "Himmeltinden" The tour starts from Uutakleiv og Haukland beach. The main top is 964 meters above sea level. The view is breathtaking. The hike to Vestvagøy...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Haukland, Leknes 8370, Norway
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

From Haukland to the top and back it's aprox 10km. Fysically challenging but not dangerous. We spent about 1hour on breaks and enjoyed the wiews every now and then. It took us 5.5 hours in total. Beginning of the route is easy and geltle, but...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The walk is steep, I didn’t get all the way to the top. Because my shoes were old, so got blisters. Very painful. But absolutely worth it. So for the next traveler the wants to climb the Himmeltinden. Please prepare and get the right shoes...More

1  Thank FinchX
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Climbing needs good physics and courage. It’s not suitable for everyone even though you have trained in your home country. There’s no sign in the starting point so we walked in the wrong direction for one hour.

2  Thank Susanne N
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

From Haukland beach, it's almost a thousand of meters to climb, quite steep. View from the top is really amazing. Pointed peaks, beaches, green fields, sea : what a combination!

4  Thank NicolasCoat
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Ride starts from Utakleiv , follow the path leading up the mountain , when you come up on top opens up a fantastic view of the Lofoten Islands

10  Thank Jonas_Bohlin
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Gail O
12 April 2016|
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Response from OleKL |
Hiking down is quite hard for your knees. Would not recomend this hike if you have knee problems, but there is plenty of other options starting from Haukland beach.
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J1an
30 March 2016|
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Response from Jonas_Bohlin | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts from Utakleiv on grass overgrown dirt road in the direction Klumpan. Furthermore over Tuva and up along the back down to 931. The main top, 964 meters above sea level, is turned off (radar). Even from fast... More
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