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Northern Norway Troms og Finnmark KVÆFJORD

CANCELLED! Hike to Haakonsbu , September 10.-11.

  • Austerfjordveien 33, Kvæfjord
  • +47 77018989
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Join us for a hike to beautiful Jonsheimen, September 10.-11., and stay overnight in the DNT cabin Haakonsbu. With you on the hike is your own personal chef and tourguide Thomas, who will give you an experience worth remembering. Only six places available

Unfortunately this hike is cancelled!

Join us for a hike to beautiful Jonsheimen, September 10th - 11th, and stay overnight in the DNT cabin Haakonsbu. With you on the hike is your own personal chef and tourguide Thomas, who will give you an experience worth remembering. Only 6 places available. 

For this tour you will need your own transport to the meeting point, which is in the locations of Refsnes Matglede close to the departure point for the Refsnes ferry, and further to the starting point for the hike in Austerfjorden. 

You meet up with your guide at Refsnes Matglede on September 10th at 09:30, at the latest, for a short brief about the tour. Your guide will inspect your equipment toghether with you to make sure you have all you need, and you get the chance for a toilet break before departure. 

From the meeting point you drive ca 10 minutes further in the fjord where you park your car and start the hike. From sea level you start in relatively flat terrain, but after a few hundred meters you begin the ascend towards Middagsfjellet. Your guide will make sure to make good stops along the way, so that you can both catch your breath and enjoy the beautiful scenery. At the top there will be a longer stop to enjoy you lunch before you continue in varied terrain to the cabin. 
Upon arrival at Haakonsbu everyone will settle in and have some free time before dinner prepared by your chef in the evening. 
Return after breakfast the next morning, following the same route back to your car. 

Duration: ca 26 hours from start till end
Difficulty: demanding, 4 hour hike one way
Length: 6,5 km each way
Communication: Poor phone reception at the cabin and along the route
 
Included: 
- Tourguide/chef
- Overnight stay at Haakonsbu
- Lunch and dinner day 1, breakfast day dag 2, light snack between main meals
Menu: Lunch-sandwich made with local produce, breakfast with locally made cured meats and jam, home-baked bread etc, three-course dinner with creamy potatosoup, tenderloin of lamb with local vegetables and chocolate-mousse with local berries for dessert.

You need to bring, and carry: 
- Rucksack including necessary equipment for one overnight stay
- Cotton hut sack or sleeping bag is required for overnight stay at the DNT cabin
- Solid hiking boots, the hike will go through both wet and uneven terrain
- Personal water bottle (there are several places to fill up during the hike)


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