Mountain Hiking

High and low mountains to explore
Durmålstinden Mountain in Norway

This quite long hike starts at a parking lot on the road Sisoveien above Straumvatnet lake in Sørfold municipality and ends up at the top of Durmålstinden Mountain. The first part of this hike follows the dirt road up the mountainside until it flattens out, here you will find a small path on the right side that leads up the ridge towards the mountain, wich is part two of the hike. Take this path and …

Sandfjellet Mountain in Bodø

This hike starts at the big parking lot on Kvikstadheia just after the climb from Hogndalen in the direction Misvær. From the parking lot you follow a path up the mountain side through the forest until it flattens out in open rocky landscape. From here you leave the path and go across the mountain until you see the fjord on the other side. First stop is a small cairn on the edge of a cliff …

Mjønesfjellet Mountain in Bodø

This hike starts at the end of the road Vatnveien and goes to the top of Mjønesfjellet Mountain in Bodø. From the parking lot you follow the road up a short while and take the dirt road on the right, then just after another right turn into the forest path. Continue along the path until you get out of the forest and reach a waterfall. Above the waterfall you can cross the river and continue …

Mountain hike to Børnupen

This hike starts at the first parking lot on the forest road up to Børvatnet Lake in Bodø. From here you walk a bit up the road and turn right on a path where the sign says Storvarden. Follow the mountain side up until it starts to flatten out and you can cross over to the other side of the canyon. Eventually you will lose the path as the rest of the hike goes on …

Sandhornet Mountain in Norway
Location: Gildeskål
Views: 108

This hike goes up to the top of Sandhornet Mountain in Gildeskål municipality. The highest point here is 993 metres above sea level, once you have reached the top you are rewarded with a gorgeous view in all directions. The start point of this hike is the parking lot by the ferry dock at the end of the road on Sandhornøya, but you can also turn left up to Horsdal before reaching the ferry dock …

Steigtind Mountain in Norway

This hike goes up to the majestic Steigtind Mountain in Bodø. The highest point at Steigtind is 793 metres above sea level, from here you get a nice view in all directions. From the parking lot below Skaug Grendehus you follow a path in the forest until you come to a dirt road, follow the dirt road up to the water tower and continue on the forest path above it. Now you have a pretty …

Mountain hike to Skautuva in Bodø
Location: Bodø
Views: 116

This hike starts at Skaug wich lies a 30 minutes drive from Bodø city and goes up to a small mountain called Skautuva. The start point of this mountain trip is a bit below Skaug Grendehus, from the parking area you follow a path through the forest up to Skaugskaret, this part got a steep climb, but once you are there you have passed the forest line and the hike continue in open rocky landscape. …

Blåfjell Mountain in Bodø

This hike starts at the big parking lot on top of Kvikstadheia in Bodø municipality. From here you cross the road and follow the path on the other side until you reach the top of the ridge. From here you can just hike where and how far you want, this is not a mountain with a top, but more a wide flat ridge with a great rocky hiking landscape. For the best view you should …

Blombakkfjellet Mountain in Bodø

This hike starts at the parking lot at the end of the road at Heggmoen outside Bodø city. From here you follow the road on foot up to the power station, continue to the dam at Heggmovatnet Lake then cross it and continue on the small path up towards the mountain top. Once you get to rocky landscape the path ends, now you can either just aim for the top and walk where it looks …

Finnkonnakken Mountain in Bodø
Location: Bodø
Views: 192

This mountain hike goes to Finnkonnakken wich lies in Sjunkhatten National Park outside Bodø city. The peak is only 518 metres above the sea level, but the view you get from here is amazing. The hike itself from the parking lot to the top is around 4 kilometres wich takes about one and a half hour with some small breaks along the way. To get to the starting point, drive from Bodø towards Festvåg and …