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questions/answers about The long crossing from north to south on the Lofoten Islands
Great website and a lot of useful information. My trip is already book for June 2019. I have all flights and ferries. I've been in Lofoten once before, but on MC. This time i'm flying over and hiking for two weeks. Anyway, i have all figure it out, except one ferry.
I will be hiking from south to north, so starting from Å.
Stage No. 9 – Selfjord Bay / Forsfjorden Fjord
Note: Caution this stage involves crossing the fjord of Reine by boat from Kjerkfjorden to Forsfjorden (approximately 20 min). The boat only does the crossing once a day during the high season, usually leaving Kjerkfjorden around 3 p.m. It is important to enquire about departure times beforehand at www.reinefjorden.no. You should also be aware that Forsfjorden is only a request stop and you should make it clear this is your destination when you get into the boat
So, since i'm going from south, will i have a problem with this ferry from Forsfjorden to Kjerkfjorden, since it stops in Forsfjorden only on request? If not what time is the boat?
Is this info somehow accurate?
Thanks in advance
I see. Thanks a lot. So i should look for ferry Vinstad-Kjerkfjorden.
What about if i'd like to avoid this ferry. Is it actually possible to hike even further to Kjerkfjorden?
That last idea is not a good one! You will find few posts on this forum about this impossible itinerary. Even if it look tempting on the 50.000 scale map it is not possible to hike there and it would even be very dangerous in some parts. So please don't try it ;-)
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