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Mountain hike to Hinnstein

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A mountain hike with fantastic views to the north, south and east.

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Distance: 6-7km there and back.
Estimated time to the top: 1 – 1½ hours
Suitable for: Most people – somewhat physical demanding. Tough jogging trail.
Start and finish: Medkila school (also other alternatives)
Medkila school is situated approx 5km south of Harstad. Turn at the sign to StatoilHydro and turn right after Skeidar furnisher shop. Continue past the school. Car park just past the nursery school.
Necessary equipment: None.
Map: Walking map of Harstad (1:30 000)
Marked trail: No. Good path. Visible peak from starting point.
Drinking water: Small brooks.
Route description: Follow trail from car park. As you ascend on the left hand side of Hinnstein, you will find a path to the top. Fantastic views to the north, south and east.


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Mountain hike to Hinnstein

Mountain hike to Hinnstein

Distance: 6-7km there and back. Estimated time to the top: 1 – 1½ hours Suitable for: Most people – somewhat physical demanding. Tough jogging trail....

Mountain hike to Hinnstein

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