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Horntinden​ hike

Horntinden hike will give you an excellent view and can be the ideal spot for midnight sun.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Horntinden hike. Photo: @saetremyr
Place: Reipå
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 4 km
Height: 454 masl
Dog: Yes

The Horntinden hike

The Horntinden hike at Reipå offers an accessible mountain hike suitable for most, although some sections may be a bit steep and airy. This trek is relatively unknown to many, but from the summit of Horntinden, you’ll be rewarded with a fantastic view of the surrounding islands and mountains, as well as the open sea. The summit is also a great place to experience the midnight sun during the summer, weather permitting.

The trail to Horntinden hike allows you to experience the northern Norwegian nature at its best. Through varied terrain, you traverse lush forests, rocky cliffs, and steep paths. These variations make the hike interesting for both experienced hikers and those new to mountain trekking.

Once you’ve reached the summit, you’ll be greeted with a panoramic view that will take your breath away. You can see the majestic mountains, islands, and archipelago in the area, all bathed in the light of the midnight sun. The relatively short journey to Horntinden takes less than two hours for those in reasonably good shape, and the reward is a memorable experience of the natural beauty of northern Norway.

Whether you’re an avid hiker or a beginner, Horntinden should be at the top of your list of hikes to explore in Northern Norway. This hidden gem offers a unique opportunity to discover the dazzling beauty that nature has to offer in this region.


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 previous hikes

Pictures from the hike

Instagram photo by: @saetremyr