Mountain hike to Stålberget on Hadseløya

SUMMER SEASON

Join us on a mountain hike to the top of Stålberget. If you like hiking in steep terrain and on beautiful mountain ridges, this is the trip for you.

Vesterålen is HIKER’S PARADISE!

On the north side of Hadseløya, we find Stålberget. On this trip, we go relatively steeply, and it is defined as demanding.

We start by going inwards towards Litleflatsetvannet, which is located at an altitude of 79 metres. Here it is not uncommon to see moose. After a 10-minute walk, we start the ascent towards Hankammen at 297 meters above sea level. Then we follow the mountain ridge up towards Slettheia, and a small area where we get a little break to enjoy the view of the north side of Hadseløya and the southern part of Norway’s third largest island, Langøya.

After a short break, we start the last part of the trip, which will be steep, and some technical terrain all the way up to 602 meters above sea level. From the top, you have a magnificent view of the mountain ridges that we walk along as we walk along Hadseløya, as well as the highest peaks on Hadseløya.

After a good break with brought food and drink, the descent begins. It follows the same route we went up. In total, the trip takes 3-4 hours including good breaks.

This is a trip for those who like to walk in steep terrain, as well as follow fine mountain ridges. If you have a fear of heights or dislike airy areas, do not take part in this tour.

Route profile

Profile of the route Stålberget

Program for our guests

  1. Pick-up points are at Melbu and Stokmarknes.
  2. Transport to the mountain we are to ascend, which is a 10-25 minutes drive from Stokmarknes or Melbu. When arriving at the foot of the mountain, our guests will be provided with poles (if needed).
  3. Guided hike to a mountain top which is 602 meters above sea. During the hike there will be plenty of breaks where you can enjoy the view, food and drinks. Remember to bring your camera.
  4. After 3-4 hours, we will return to the pick-up points.

Included in the tour

  • Transport between the foot of the mountain and pick-up points
  • Safe and beautiful hiking experience.
  • English speaking mountain guide
  • Hiking poles

Do you need food and drinks on tour?

It is possible to rent a backpack included local food, hot and cold drinks for NOK 295.

Important to know

It is important to be dry, warm and feel safe on our tours. Our guide demands correct shoes and outfit, so our guests stay warm and safe. If the outfit is not correct, you will not be allowed to participate.

Please, read our tips and advice about how to dress properly for mountain hiking. You find it here: How to dress properly for outdoor activities.

A backpack with local food, drinks and extra clothes is also important for a good experience.

Sustainability

Sustainability and eco-friendly tourism are one of our main priorities. We do not want to leave any traces behind.

We hope you can help us with:

  • Not throwing thrash in the nature.
  • Walking on the trails already made.
  • Listening to the guide’s instruction if we meet animals.
  • Using toilette facilities BEFORE starting the tour. There are no public toilets available on this tour.
  • Respecting the other participants.

Highlights

  • Spectacular view from the summit
  • Knowledgeable English speaking guide
  • Close contact with nature and its sounds
  • The sound of silence

Prices from NOK 895
NOK 450 /children 10-15 years old together with an adult.

Minimum 1 participant

May – September

} 3-4 hours

We offer backpack with local food and drinks

Backpack incl. local food/drinks – NOK 295 

Pick-up points at Melbu and Stokmarknes

Departure times

Monday, Wednesday and Friday:
Stokmarknes: at 9:45 am
Melbu: at 9:30 am

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Mountain hike to Stålberget on Hadseløya

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Contact

Adventure 4 Life
Chr. Frederiksens gate 3
8445 Melbu, Norway
Org.nr.: 992 467 312

E-mail: contact@adventure4life.no
Phone: +47 959 24 921

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