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Hiking to Kvittinden

Difficulté 3
3 to 5 hrs
9.3 km
748 m
681 m
Vågan - 1:50 000
until May on the top
Type de rando :
Go back
Visibilité du sentier :
Bonne, Mauvaise, Inexistante
Départ/Arrivée :
When you enter the village of Laupstad (coming from Svolvær), take the first road to your right, just after the big bend in the road (where you'll find a parking lot). Take the street for a hundred yards or so, then take a right into a dirt road that you'll follow to the end.
Point(s) GPS :
Start/Finish : N68° 21.366' E14° 42.535' Start of the sent toward Tverfjellet : N68° 21.977' E14° 42.455' Summit : N68° 20.953' E14° 40.209'


Few hikers come here, although the summit is relatively easy to reach and looks down over the magnificent fjord of Austnes. You can admire varied landscapes of high pastures, lakes and mountains all along the way. If you want to walk far from crowds of tourists, while looking at one of the most beautiful summits Austvågøya Island, don’t miss this magnificent hike.


Accessible to dogs