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Hiking to Varden

Difficulty 1
3 to 5 hrs
5.6 km
595 m
578 m
Vestvågøy - 1:50 000
Until May on the summit
Type of hike :
Go back
Trail visibility :
Departure/Arrival :
Coming from Stamsund, take road 815 northwards (Valberg, Vikjorden). After passing Moland farm you will find a little car park to the right of the road. Park here. The path starts opposite the car park on the other side of the road.
GPS point(s) :
Start: N68° 14.610' E14° 07.475' Trail fork: N68° 14.819' E14° 06.931' Summit: N68° 15.545' E14° 07.757'


Varden (Norwegian for “Cairn”) is a magnificent peak that is easily reached and overlooks the narrow stretch of sea separating the islands of Vestvågøya and Vagan. Our route takes us near several little lakes that tempt you to have a swim in summer and soon continues along a curved ridge that offers a magnificent panorama over the Sea of Norway and the northern tip of the Lofoten Islands.


More information about this hike...

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