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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. Once you have reached the top you get a nice view in all directions. Skautuva is 626 metres above the sea level and the distance up is a bit over 4 km, wich takes about 1 hour and 20 min with calm hiking speed and a couple of small breaks here and there along the way to catch the breath

Mountain hike to Skautuva in BodøMountain hike to Skautuva

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Start point for the hike to Skautuva in Bodø

Mountain hike to SkautuvaThe mountain hike up to Skautuva starts at this parking space below Skaug Grendehus. From here you follow the forest path

Mountain hike to Skautuva

Mountain hike to Skautuva