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Guided hike Rekvik - Skamtinden (Kvaløya) (TNF 016)

Rekvik - Skamtinden - Rekvik, 6 hours NOK 1095 per person (min 6 / max 30)

Skamtind(884 m above sea level) is a majestetic peak outside the Ersfjord traverse, on the island of Kvaløya. From the summit, there are wonderful views of the surrounding sea, northwards to Vengsøy and the arctic osean and southwards to Ersfjord. The hike is steep at some places, but does not provide other aerial challenges until you reach the top and look down into Ersfjorden.

The route is not marked, but the guide will lead you the easyest way opp to the peak. We start with a 1 hour drive from Lauklines or Tromsø, to the wery small village of Rekvik. The hike follow a route in the grass and birch, in the beginning. The route follows a path in the grass and birch, in the beginning. As it goes into more alpine terrain with rocks and scree. Latest piece can be challenging with some steep sections. A good level of fitness is required to complete this hike. As the weather can change quickly in Northern Norway, we recommend you bring waterproof jacket/trousers and boots on all our hikes. Season: June - September Duration: 6 hours Start point: Lauklines Kystferie or Radusson Blu Hotel Tromsø Start: 10am Group size: min 6/max 30 Grade: Hard

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