Mount Skåla is an giant of a mountain situated in Loen, Nordfjord. Skåla is 1843 meter above sea level. To reach the top you won’t find a longer uphill stretch in the whole of Norway. Mount Skåla is poplular both for hiking and for ski touring. Explore 62 north's adventure trip "Explore Nordfjord" we will at day 4 of 6 hike this beautiful giant of an mountain. We can, if you want to book our sailboat do some ski and sail touring in Nordfjord. Everything is possible and we can cutomize a trip for you and your friends.
From Visit Norway: The most famous hike in the area is the one to the top of mount Skåla, a mountain in the Jostedalsbreen National Park with grand views of the surrounding glaciers, fjords and mountains. At the top, you will find one of Norway’s most original hiking cabins, called Kloumannstårnet or Skålatårnet.
Built in 1891, this round tower is definitely a tourist attraction in its own right. Spend the night there or just make yourself a well-deserved cup of coffee. The hike to the top of Mount Skåla takes six to eight hours and requires a good level of fitness.
At day one of Explore 62 north's adventure "Explore Nordfjord" we will surf at the amazing beach Hoddevik at Stadlandet in Nordfjord. If we are "unlucky" and there is no wind, the ocean is flat with no waves we have the possibilities to hike the mountain Mosekleivhornet
At the top of Mosekleivhornet we have an amazing panoramic view of the village Hoddevik, the beach and the wild North sea coming in from west. There can be really rough weather at Stadlandet with very strong wind and heavy waves. The Stadhavet is a feared and well-known stretch of sea for sailors along the Norwegian coast. Many ships and many human lives have been lost in storms on the Stadhavet. Some of the shipwrecks are better known than others.
Day 2 of 6 in Explore 62 north's adventure "Explore Nordfjord" we wil hike this amazing sea cliff Hornelen, 860 meter above sea level. Hornelen is located at 62 degrees north in Bremanger and is a part of the beautiful Nordfjord.
From Fjord Norway: The hike will give you a spectacular hiking experience. The trail is quite challenging and steep, but gives you fantastic views all along the way to the top. On the top you can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view! You will get a great overview of the varied and scenic landscape in FjordKysten - narrow deep fjords, majestic mountains and small islands far out at sea. If you dare to, you can lie down on the edge of the cliff and look straight down on the sea 860 meters below you. Hiking to Hornelen is a full day trip, but it is worth the effort you put in. The view is spectacular!
Free ride skier and olympian winner Hedvig Wessel has been in Sunnmore alps and Nordfjord to capture a brand new episode for her youtube channel, Hedvig's way. All accomondations onboard our beautiful lady Westland. Together with her friends Hedvig went ski touring in Hjorundfjord, surfing in Hoddevik, sailing Nordfjord and finally some skiing in Loen.
The episode was captured and edited by Laureen Mahuie, all the way from Belgia. Explore 62 north wish Hedvig luck with freeride world tour in Narvik, and welcome back!
We just love to show our guests what Sunnmore, Nordfjord & Norway as a playground has to offer of spectacular nature and world class adventures!
Right now we are sailing the Norwegian fjords accessing the beautiful mountains for ski touring. On this tour we have some special guests, olympian winner Hedvig Wessel, Sandra Lahnsteiner and their friends, Caroline Strømberg and Evelina Nilsson. Laureen Mahieu, all the way from Belgia is making our brand new ski touring film for social media. and our website.
The trip start in Aalesund sailing to Urke in Hjorundfjord where we are skiing for a couple of days. Then heading Hoddevik at Stadlandet for some fun and surfing before we sail all the way to Loen in Nordfjord. All in one fjord!
Explore 62 north is starting up with ski & sail Sunnmore Alps in february 2020. Booking opening from 1st of August 2019.
We have now been in Stjordal, at the end of Trondheims fjord and bought this beautifull grand dame SY Westland.
Westland is built in Aukra, outside Molde by Vaagen Shipdesign. Westland are inspired by the famous Colin Archer with pilothouse. Westland is 45 feet with a weight of 24 tonn, so she is quite solid built. The hull is built by gluing together three layers of solid wood and one layer with sandwich.
Westland takes about 7 passengers and a staff of 2, one skipper and one chef/matros. The further plan for Westland is to sail 4 day trips with the French consept of ski & sail in the Sunnmore alps in Hjorundfjord. We are also going to expolore Nordfjord with activities like surfing, hiking, mountain biking, kayakking and climbing the Via Ferrata.
We are now leaving Trondheim where we have mounted the sails and fixed some wires. Sailing back home to Maaloy. We need to get the ship ready for our first customers trip. We have to do some painting and cleaning tbefore the old lady is in ship shape and ready for new adventures.
Sail with us for 6 days and explore new activities like surfing, mountain biking, hiking, via ferrata and kayaking every day. All accommodation, food and drinks onborad SY Westland. Sleep well in our cozy cabins with clucking water outside and wake up in a new harbour along the fjord every day. We can, if you send us an request customize a special trip for you and your friends. If you book the boat we are very flexible and we can operate the area from Bergen in south to Aalesund in north.