Challenging summit hikes in Helgeland
Many of the peaks of Helgeland are spectacular. You can find higher mountains, but the views from these summits are amazing. A long hike through pristine wilderness is required to reach some of the mountains. The difficulty of the hike and climb varies wildly.
The Okstindane range in Helgeland has five of the ten highest mountains in Nordland county. One of them is Oksskolten, which at 1916 metre is the highest peak in northern Norway.
Below is a selection of some of the toughest and most demanding summit hikes in Helgeland, ranked by altitude. Also mentioned is the municipality in which they are situated.
Like pearls on a string - take the summer route!
2019-05-22 08:58The Coastal route (Kystriksveien) is Norway's answer to California's Highway 1 and also one of the most magnificent routes in the world. However, the coast of Helgeland has much more to offer than what can be found close to the road. As it contains some of the most unique islands that can be seen in
OKSTINDAN – HIKING ON THE “ROOF” OF NORTHERN NORWAY
2019-01-15 13:16The Okstindan mountain range and its ruling summit Oksskolten, the highest mountain in Northern Norway, are situated in Hemnes. Hemnes municipality offers a magnificent wilderness and pristine mountains a mere stone’s throw from lush farms and
villages. Glacier arms stretch in every compass directi
Visit Nesna - Join the RIB out to the sea eagle's kingdom - right in Helgeland's magnificent archipelago.
2019-02-01 21:13VisitNesna takes you to meet up with the majestic bird up close, while hearing exciting stories from our traditional coast. We navigate safely between islands and islets to give you the good experiences - the coffee tastes best when it is enjoyed on a chalky white beach!
Tips for your family holiday
2017-06-01 12:16Throughout Helgeland there are adventures and exciting activities awaiting young and old. Here are a few tips for you family holiday.
A successful family holiday has just the right mix of relaxation and fun and excitement. On both fronts, Helgeland has so much to offer. Please contact the Tourist I
Legendary mountains for young adventurers
2018-04-07 22:03Helgeland’s amazing collection of legendary mountains can be a great part of your family holiday. Here is the mountain with a hole all the way through, a Fairytale Forest at the foot of another mountain that resembles a lion, and the Seven Sisters that since time immemorial have peered out over the