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Hiking the LOFOTEN ISLANDS

Start planning your trip to the Lofotens on the website (select hikes, download GPS tracks ...), and use our paper guidebook on the field!

New edition 2017

- 60 day hikes (including Værøya Island)
- 11-day trek across the archipelago
- 224 pages
- 325 color illustrations
- 89 maps

 The advantages of the guidebook:

- a format that fits in a backpack (14 x 22 cm, weight: 430g approx.)
- the descriptions are even more detailed and accurate than on the site
- easy to know were you are on the field: the hike descriptions are divided into steps (marked: A, B, C, etc.), these steps are also marked on the maps
- the most reliable hiking guidebook on the Lofoten Islands, written by two mountain leaders that have been working and hiking for over 14 years in the archipelago

Order the book on internet ou buy it at a bookstore:

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You can also order the book on: Amazon.es, Amazon.it, Amazon.de and Amazon.fr

If you are living in the Netherlands or in Belgium, you can also find the book on bol.com

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Weather Forcast

Showers

8°C

Leknes

Showers

Humidity: 99%

Wind: 28.97 km/h

  • 21 Jun 2018

    Showers 10°C 8°C

  • 22 Jun 2018

    Scattered Showers 12°C 7°C

Connection

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Boat Shuttle

Reine/Vindstad/Kjerkfjord

forsfjord vindstad

If you want to go from Forsfjord power station to Vindstad (or vice versa), and you don’t want to rely on the boat shuttle MS Fjordkyss, it is now possible to do it by foot.

We provide GPX track, map and the description (in french only) for the section connecting Vindstad to Forsfjord. This new possibility is particularly interesting for hikers engaged in the great crossing of the Lofoten Islands trek.

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Lofoten Webcams

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North of the islands

Laukvik - Austvågøya
Kabelvåg - Austvågøya
Henningsvær - Austvågøya

Center of the islands

 Gimsøya
Leknes City hall - Vestvågøya
Kongsmarka - Vestvågøya

South of the islands

E10 Kåkernbrua - Moskenesøya
Moskenes harbour - Moskenesøya

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100,000 visits and over 1,000,000 pages viewed since the 1st january 2015!

Final consultation statistics for 2015 will be published on the site in january 2016). To find out more about all the Rando-Lofoten visitor statistics with accurate data from Google Analytics, click here

 Increasingly accurate maps!

The Day Walks section has been improved thanks to the work of Frank Ingermann and the fantastic vector map background of Norgeskart.no (Norwegian Mapping Authority - Karverket). Hiking-Lofoten offers hiking guides that are getting ever more accurate and professional. Come and find out about them!

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Northern lights forecast

Discover aurora forecast for Lofoten islands, thanks to NOAA POES satelitte from the "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration"

GPS routes

  • The GPS hiking routes are finally available as free downloads from the Hikes section!
  • Discover eight new routes in the Lofoten Islands with detailed Topos from Rando-Lofoten.

Day Length in the Lofoten

The Lofoten archipelago is located above the Arctic Circle, the result of this situation is a period of permanent days in summer and at the opposite a period of permanent night in winter (polar night).

To organize properly your trips and expedition in this region, it is important to take this phenomenon into account due to the high latitude. Discover our sunset/sunrise calendar

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