THE HIDDEN CLIMBING MECCA OF OFOTEN
TYSFJORD & EFJORD - HOME OF THE FAMOUS STETIND
Senja Lodge & Mountainguides offers mountain guiding and courses on the fantastic mountain peaks in Ofoten.
Ofoten have to fantastic fjords, Tysfjord and Efjord, that it is a exotic mountain area in the county of Nordland. It have Narvik to the east and Tysfjord to the south, and has a short border with Sweden to the southeast. It is situated on the southern shore of Ofotfjorden. The area includes the long and narrow Efjord. Efjord is by many people said to be one of the most idyllic fjords in North Norway. Beautiful mountain formations and clear water with green sand banks gives you excellent surroundings for your mountain experience.
Ofoten has a lot to offer, with tourist activities centering around nature and history. Wonderful touring terrain for hikes in the forest and mountains, a lot of fishing possibilities in the sea, lakes and salmon rivers, exciting mining museum, farm shop, horseback riding, boats for hire in Ballangen, Efjord and Kjeldebotn, marked hiking trails and lots of activities at Ballangen Camping.
During your stay in Ofoten you can experience other sights and attractions in the region. In Narvik you can visit the mountain lift, the war museum, the Ofoten railway, the magnificent golf course in Skjomen. You can also take a day trip to Hamarøy.
We also recommend a trip to Stetind - Norway's national mountain in Tysfjord. This is a very beautiful mountain that raises as a cone up from the narrow fjords. It have lots of historic nice climbing routes in different difficulties. And one of Norways finest climbing routes goes up this national mountain.
Also the neighboring mountains have lots of establish routs and possibilities for new routes. Most famous neighboring mountains are Presttind, Kuglhornet and Eidetind. Here you can find long nice routes in quality rock. It is a hidden climbers paradise who can offer much more than a climb up the national mountain of Stetind.