Winter hiking

8You are invited to join us on a guided mountain hike to Vetten (457m), one of the most popular hiking tours in Vesterålen and our favorite. The tour takes around 4-5 hours, the last bit before reaching the top is a little steep, but definitely worth it! Reaching the mountain hut on the top we will enjoy our packed lunch, some hot drinks and enjoy the most spectacular view around the area, on the open see and towards the Lofoten islands. The hike is easy for hikers with a little experience, but manageable for all healthy people. If needed, we will adjust the equipment you use (ice spikes, snowshoes etc.) in accordance to the conditions. We return back the same way. During the afternoon, the light changes, the day light disappears into a colorful sunset, the blue hour and we will just manage to be down before the total darkness arrives.

Tours are running every day on request from 1st December until the 15th April. If the weather conditions are bad, we offer an alternative winter hike.

Grade: Moderate

Language: English, German, French and Norwegian

The tour ends: 15:00/16:00 depending on where we walk

Meeting point: Please meet at Ringstad Resort, Ringstadveien 28, 8475 Straumsjøen in Bø in Vesterålen at 10:00 by appointment, where we will drive to the start of the hike.

Whats included: Guide, all equipment, snowshoes/spikes, poles, lunch pack, hot drink and a snack, transport from Ringstad to Mårsund (starting point).

What to bring yourself: Warm clothes, at least two layers. Windproof jacket/trousers along with good winter boots. Sunglasses, hat and gloves and a bottle of water, day-backpack, extra jumper.


Via Visit Vesteralen or direct at Ringstad Resort, tel. +4790640591,

Prices: Adults NOK 890,-/Children under 14 years NOK 550,-/Family ticket (2 adult + 2 children) NOK 1890,-

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