A late evening hike to Himmeltindan is well worth it in nice weather. If you are normal fit and healthy you will have a very pleasant hike.
Our opinion is that this hike is not as strenuous and steep as written on the Internet (that must probable be from another side than from Haukland beach parking where we started from).
I actually left my dog back home because of that info, but my puppy would have loved to hike this mountain too without any problems. We met several smaller dogs, and it is only airy if you actively seek it along the edges. But the other hike we did the day before is another story alright, but more about that later 😉
So, this time I was in good company with a dear colleague from work, and we really had a fun and happy hike together when Himmeltindan finally loomed towards the sky without being totally covered in fog. Just some cotton fluff here and there, which makes the views more interesting.
Himmeltindan is the tallest peak on Vestvågøy, so the ascent took us about 2 hours upwards on a nice and clear trail. We first reached the south peak, and then decided to visit the north peak used by the military with radars and stuff, but oh sooo very nice views from here, and hopefully worth the risk of not being able to reproduce our self any longer.
We had our late evening meal above the cotton fluff between the two peaks. And had a magnificent view towards Uttakleiv, Veggen and Mannen bathing in the warm and beautiful sunset on our way down again
Hight: 962 masl. (north peak)
Hiking time: Approximately 2 hours (one way)
Car parking: Haukland beach
By bus: Visit Hauklandsbeach.no
More to come soon dear readers 😀