Hiking to Hermannsdalen
- Type of hike : Go back
- Visibility of the route : Medium
- Start/Finish : 400m after Vinstad landing quay, on the way to Bunesfjorden. The start of the trail (not obvious) is located just after a white farm house in a meadow.
- GPS Point : Start/Finish : N67 57.658 E12 59.995
Summit of Hatinden : N67 57.530 E12 58.325
Old farmhouse near the beach : N67 57.579 E12 54.915
- Note : Steep descent after the pass and all the way to the lake of Øvervatnet
This magnificent hike takes you to the lost Hermannsdalen Valley. At the end of the valley, facing the ocean, there is an old abandoned farm, a sign of times not so long ago when people still lived in this extremely isolated part of the islands. This is one of the few hikes that takes you to the virtually inaccessible west coast of the island of Moskenesøya. Hermannsdalen is the perfect place in which to set up camp in a magnificent, peaceful landscape only 4 hours’ walk from Vindstad…
More information about this hike...
You can read the detailed description of this hike (as well as 59 other hike descriptions), enjoy hundreds of photos, maps and practical information on the paper guidebook Hiking the LOFOTEN ISLANDS.