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Blekktinden hike

The Blekktinden hike is best suited for active people as it is quite steep. From the summit you will get a very nice view of the blue-green sea below.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Blekktinden hike. Photo: Janina Lamøy
Place: Flakstad
Duration: 5 hours
Distance: 6 km
Height: 622 masl
Dog: Yes

Explore Blekktinden – A Hidden Gem in Lofoten

Blekktinden, a majestic mountain peak soaring 622 meters above sea level, is located on Flakstadøya in Lofoten. While the ascent can be somewhat steep at times, this hike is generally not very demanding and promises an unforgettable experience. From the summit of Blekktinden, you are rewarded with a breathtaking view that includes the green sea extending into the fjords, majestic mountain ranges that surround you, and the mighty Norwegian Sea meeting the horizon.

Blekktinden stands apart from the more typical tourist peaks in the area, making it a hidden gem that has yet to be overwhelmed by visitors. So, if you prefer to hike in solitude and savor the tranquility of nature, this hike is a highly recommended choice. You will rarely encounter many other hikers on your way up, providing you with a unique opportunity to experience the unspoiled beauty of Lofoten with minimal disturbances.

Explore Blekktinden and let yourself be enchanted by the grandeur of nature. This experience will create a lasting memory and allow you to see Lofoten from a different perspective, where silence and solitude create space for a deeper connection with the landscape and the nature that surrounds you.


While the maps are based on real GPS tracks, please note that their primary purpose is to provide a starting point and approximate route for the trip, rather than precise positioning. The accuracy of maps and GPS may also vary slightly.

You are always responsible for making your own judgments when venturing into the mountains, taking the current conditions into account. It’s crucial to ensure you have appropriate footwear for the conditions and that you bring an adequate supply of food and water for your journey.

It is also important to check the local weather forecast in advance.

Trail from a previous hike to Blekktinden

Pictures from the hike

Photo: Janina Lamøy