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Husfjellet hike

The Husfjellet hike is by far one of the most famous mountain hikes in Senja, and offers an extremely beautiful view over the mountains, fjord and sea. This tour is suitable for most people in relatively good shape as it is not so physically demanding.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Husfjellet hike. Photo: @milen_dobrev
Place: Skaland
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 7 km
Height: 635 masl
Dog: Yes

The Husfjellet hike

The Husfjellet hike is an ideal mountain hike for those who want to explore the natural beauty of Senja without tackling the most challenging terrains. This hike is a great experience for those in relatively good physical shape, offering stunning views of the area’s distinctive, sharp-edged mountains, majestic fjords, and the vast Norwegian Sea on the horizon.

While Husfjellet may not be among the highest peaks, it provides an impressive panoramic view, making it one of the most beloved hiking destinations on Senja. The trail is well-known among hikers and provides a clear and well-marked path from start to summit.

The relatively moderate terrain makes the Husfjellet hike an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy Senja’s splendor without facing extreme challenges. The summit offers the opportunity to capture fantastic photographs of the breathtaking landscape that surrounds you. Whether you’re an experienced mountain hiker or a beginner, Husfjellet will delight you with its accessibility and spectacular views.

So, if you’re looking for a great hike on Senja that is suitable for most people, Husfjellet hike offers an unforgettable experience with spectacular nature and straightforward navigation.


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 Husfjellet

Pictures from the hike

Photo: @milen_dobrev