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Okshornan on Senja

Climb the iconic landmark Okshornan

One of the finest tours to do in the area

Okshornan is a famous landmark in the region, and if you have seen a picture from Senja, you most likely have seen a picture of Okshornan.

Climbing Okshornan is maybe one of the finest climbs you can do on Senja. Although the mountain range looks steep and inaccessible, it's possible to climb a simple and nice route along the ridge to the outer tooth.

The trip starts with a 30 min boat trip from Mefjordvær to the outermost point in the fjord, here we put on climbing gear and climb almost directly from the sea and straight up. This is a wonderful moment alone, with an atmosphere that is almost impossible to explain, you just have to experience it yourself. The climbing is steep, but there will be a fixed rope along the entire route that you can use to climb upwards if you want or need assistance.

When we get up on the ridge, it's a simple scramble until we reach the upper part of the mountain, from here it's four simple but airy rope lengths to the top.


Price list and information

  • 5000 NOK per person

  • The maximum number of guests per guide is 4 pers.

  • For larger groups please contact us for price inquiry

  • Minimum 2 participants

The price includes boat transfer and all necessary climbing equipment.


Dates: Upon request

"Thank you for a lovely trip to Okshornan! Can not yet comprehend that it worked as well as it did!
Thank you"!

Camilla Mikalsen, august 2021

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​What do you need to bring?

  • Bring your own hiking/mountaineering boots

  • Day pack

  • Personal clothing: be prepared for wind and rain

  • Rapel gloves

  • Snacks for a long day

  • Water

Difficulty level:
Contact us if you are unsure if this tour fits your level.

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