Hiking to Turtnbakka
- Type of hike : Loop
- Visibility of the route : No trail!
- Start/Finish : By boat from Å, head towards the southernmost point of Moskenesøya to the little bay located to the north of Svadodden where you will see a large landing-stage.
- GPS Point : Start/finish: N67 51.173 E12 54.095
Pass : N67 51.243 E12 52.081
Summit of Gjerdtinden: N67 51.804 E12 52.210
Summit of Turtnbakka: N67 51.306 E12 51.104
Summit of Stortinden: N67 50.944 E12 52.162
Ånstad is a 19th century former fishing village that was finally deserted in the 1940s when the inhabitants moved to larger villages such as Sørvågen. Today there remains only the landing-stage of the old port and a few foundations of houses scattered over the heathland.
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.