Hike to Tromsdalstinden, Tromsø

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18.1 km
Duration
7:00h
Ascent
1160 m
Descent
1160 m
Round trip Scenic Summit route Healthy climate

Hike to Tromsø's home mountain to admire surrounding beauty of north nature from the 1238 m height. Do not miss this opportunity if you are in the region!

Tromsdalstinden is 1238 m tall mountain that is located at the southern end of the Tromsdalen valley near the city of Tromsø.

Hike to the top of Tromsdalstinden is a fairly popular not only because of scenic views but also because of its closeness to the city of Tromsø. Tromsdalstinden is Tromsø's home mountain and can be really easily spotted from the Tromsø city center. Locals frequently just call it “Tinden”.

Tromsdalstinden attracts hikers year-round. However, the summit of the mountain is typically without snow only for a few months in the summer regardless from snowfalls. Tromsdalstinden is usually accessed from Tromsdalen valley which offers many hiking routes and is really picturesque area.

Typically, the view from the peak is impeded by fog, rain or snow. However, during clear days scenery there is truly fabulous! Views of Lyngen alps, Kvaløya alps, Senja and many more are absolutely outstanding.

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Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
Tromsdalstinden, 1192 m
Lowest point
32 m
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Safety information

  • Properly plan your hiking route
  • Be sure to check the forecast before your trip and prepare accordingly
  • Pay attention to the path and stay on the trail
  • Take plenty of water

 

 

Destination

Summit of Tromsdalstinden

Turn-by-turn directions

Go through wide gravel trail into Tromsdalen valley. After a couple of kilometers, go left into a forest to the route which is marked as "Tinden" on a rock.

Public transport

Check timetables and routes on local public transport website.

Getting there

Tromsdalstinden can be accessed by bus or car. Just follow the road from Tromsdalen directly toward the summit until the road is banded. From there the gravel road continues up the valley to the main hiking trail.

Parking

There is a parking area next to the church near the trailhead.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

  • Proper hiking boots and socks
  • Spare warm clothing
  • First-aid kit
  • Map, GPS
  • Pack high energy snacks and water
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Ellare Oy 
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Author
Anita Tabulovich
Updated: November 18, 2019

Travel Guide: Hikes in Norway


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