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Climb Stetind, Norway's National Mountain

Climb Stetind, Norway's National Mountain
Climb Stetind, Norway's National Mountain
Climb Stetind, Norway's National Mountain
Climb Stetind, Norway's National Mountain

Climb Norway's national mountain with a certified local guide. Reaching Stetind's summit through the Normal Route is a memory you won't forget!

1 Day

Jun - Sep

High

Beginner


Highlights

* Climb Norway's national mountain.

* Discover the scenic landscapes of the Narvik region.

* Enjoy safely the East Ridge route guided by an expert.

Description

Jutting out of the sea, Stetind is Norway's national mountain and a natural treasure that is well worth discovering on a unique climbing adventure to its summit. This gorgeous 1,392 m (4,567 ft) peak is one of the 3 most important climbs in the country next to Store Skagastølstind and Romsdalshorn.

We will climb Stetind via the Normal Route which goes up the East Ridge.

We will begin at sea level and wind up through a lovely birch forest until we reach Svartvannet, where we will stop to rest. From there, we will continue on a steeper scramble up to Stetind's false summit, where we will put on a harness and tie ourselves into the ropes. Once safety is in place, we will continue up a ridge: It will take courage as it is the most difficult part of the tour, and involves dangling high above the ground. After taking that leap of faith (we will be by your side to help and guide you), the prize is the fantastic view from the top with the Lofoten mountains on the horizon and the Narvik glaciers in the back.

In order to climb Stetind, you need a good fitness level and you should be comfortable with some exposure and heights. Previous climbing experience helps, but is not mandatory.

Are you ready to climb to the top of Norway's national mountain? Then contact me today and we will start planning your adventure!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Harness

- Helmet

Price details

The listed prices are for the normal route. Price includes the Guiding Fee and the necessary climbing equipment (group equipment, and personal equipment such as harness and helmet)


Equipment you will need to bring

You must have solid mountaineering shoes, food for a day in the mountains and a good backpack. Regarding clothes, you must bring mountain clothing to hike/climb in , a pair of mid range gloves, down jacket and shell layers.


FAQs

How many people can go with 1 guide on a Stetind ascent?

1 guide can take up to 2 clients on the Steting ascent.

What fitness level is required for the Stetind ascent?

You should have a high fitness level for the Stetind ascent. It´s a long day out, the whole trip can take from 8 to 13 hours.

What's included in the price?

The price includes the guiding fee and the climbing equipment (all group equipment, and personal equipment such as helmet and harness).

What equipment/clothes do I need to bring for the ascent?

To climb Stetind, you must bring solid mountaineering shoes, food for a day in the mountains and a good backpack. Regarding clothes, you must bring mountain clothing to hike/climb in , a pair of mid range gloves, down jacket and shell layers.

About the guide

Guide profile image

Alexander

Mountain Guide

I'm currently based in Beisfjord – outside the city of Narvik in Northern Norway.
I'm offering guiding in the whole of Scandinavia whether it be ski touring in the Kebnekaise massif or Lyngen Alps, rock climbing in Bohuslän, the Lofoten Islands or mountaineering in the big mountain ranges of southern Norway, Narvik or Kebnekaise.

I'm always interested to see new places and gain new experiences so don’t hesitate to get in touch to let me fulfill your dream mountain experience.

Educated UIAA/SKF Rock Climbing instructor, IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide, SVELAV/CAA Avalanche Technician and NOLS Wilderness First Responder but mostly a passionate skier and climber.

Languages

English

Certificates

IFMGA


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