Møysalen Hiking Tour (1262 masl)

Møysalen is the highest mountain in Vesterålen and Lofoten which also was rated Norway's Most Splendid Natural experience in 2009.

Hiking with a guide
2017-02-2802:06 Cathrine Wallstad Myhre

Every year between june and september there is a guided trip to Møysalen. Hiking on Møysalen is a tour for those who are physically fit and used to mountain hiking. The trip takes about 10 hours including the boat ride of about 30 min each way.
Magnificent natural surroundings greet you, from green valleys to rocky inclines and snow covered glaciers. This trip is somewhat challenging and should be done with a guide.
The view on a clear day is fantastic! The tour starts at Hennes in Hadsel municipality. You start your trip at 0 masl and ends at 1262 masl.

Special equipments

You do not need any extra equipment when you go on Møysaltur with guide. You should still have good hiking boots witch support your ankles, outdoor clothing that can withstand rain and wind, hat and mittens. You must bring food and drink for the entire day. There are opportunities to refill water during the trip.

Weather conditions and a minimum of 5 participants. (or a minimum price NOK 4000,-).

How to get to the meeting point

To get to Hennes take RV 822 also known as the Møysalen road. Approximately 45 min. driving from Sortland, and it is recommended to use your own car.


There are opportunities to rent rooms and seahouses, or use the campsite for tent and caravan.

You should do your booking in advance.

You will get the key by appointment.

All accommodation offers bedlinen and towels.

Bring the food you need, and hot plates and refrigerators are available.

There is a local grocery store with opening hours from 9 am to 4.30 pm.


Phone: +47 974 60 889
E-mail: post@moeysalen.no
Website: moeysalen.no

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