Hiking tour to Møysalen, the highest mountain in Vesterålen and Lofoten, which also was rated Norway's Most Splendid Natural experience in 2009. A spectacular hike in beautiful surroundings, from green valleys to rocky inclines and snow covered glaciers.
Every year between June and September we offer a guided trips to Møysalen. Hiking on Møysalen is a tour for those who are physically fit and used to mountain hiking. The trip takes about 10 hours including the boat ride of about 30 minutes each way. The slow hike guided tour to Møysalen from Forkledalen takes about 15-17 hours.
Magnificent natural surroundings greet you, from green valleys to rocky inclines and snow covered glaciers. This trip is somewhat challenging and should be done with a guide.
The view on a clear day is fantastic! The tour starts at Hennes in Hadsel municipality. You start your trip at 0 masl. and ends at 1263 masl.
You do not need any extra equipment when you go on Møysaltur with guide. You should still have good hiking boots witch support your ankles, outdoor clothing that can withstand rain and wind, hat and mittens. You must bring food and drink for the entire day. There are opportunities to refill water during the trip.
Weather conditions and a minimum of 5 participants (or a minimum price of NOK 5000,-).
How to get to the meeting point
To get to Hennes take RV 822 also known as the Møysalen road. Approximately 45 min. driving from Sortland, and it is recommended to use your own car.
Møysalen tour from Hennes: 20.06, 27.06, 04.07, 15.07, 22.07, 25.07, 29.07, 01.08, 19.08, 22.08, 29.08, 05.09, 12.09, 19.09, 26.09.
Møysalen tour from Forkledalen: 18.07, 05.08, 12.08, 15.08.
Slow hike (15-17 hours) to Møysalen from Forkledalen: 11.07, 08.08.