Vagakallen - The North Ridge

A long classic alpine climb to one of the most iconic summits in Lofoten.
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A long classic alpine climb to one of the most iconic summits in Lofoten.

The North Ridge of Vågakallen is an amazing alpine rock route with varied climbing on quality granite. This is our favorite big alpine ridge in the Lofoten Islands, the positioning, climbing, and views are world class. Vågakallen is a massive peak and stands right above the Norwegian Sea. If your looking for a nice day climb that encompasses all Lofoten has to offer then you must climb the North Ridge of Vågakallen. Are you ready for a long day out in the mountains? Book with us now.


You will meet the guide in our office in the morning for a coffe and a talk before we drive (20min) to the parking. The approach is 2,5 hours hike. We will put on the rope when the ridge get steep and exposed and follow this to the summit. There are several pitches on our way with difficulty up to 5.8 and a lot of scrambling. The descent are a 3 hour hike down to the car.

Skill Level & Difficulty:
If you have any questions about our skill levels, terrains or commitments, please feel to reach out. We can tailor our tours to suit almost any experience or skill level.

What's included:

- All technical climbing equipment including helmet, harness and climbing shoes

- Guide fee

- Travel cost for the guide

What's not included:

- Personal clothing and boots

- Food and drinks

- Travel insurance

- Transport


  • Private guiding with an IFMGA Guide or IFMGA aspirant
  • Experience level: Beginner to advanced
  • Fitness level: Good to very good
  • Duration: 9-11 hours


1 pers:  6000 NOK pr person

2 pers:  7000 NOK pr person

Maximum 2 guest pr guide.

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Please contact us here for a tailor-made experience in Lofoten.
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Questions for our local team?
We'll be happy to help you!

Email or +47 76 08 83 10

Seth Hobby

IFMGA Guide & Owner

Sjur Hauge

IFMGA & Lead Guide

Stian Bruvoll


Have questions?

Below we have listed some general FAQs about our experiences. If you have any question or queries, please feel free to get in touch here.

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