Straumklumpen does not disappoint with its formidable view of the Lofoten Wall in the west, and the border mountains with Sweden in the east. In the south you can see Norway’s third largest glacier, Blåmannisen, and in the east lies Andkjelvatnet.


Straumen city center

Highest point

871 masl




5,5 km round trip


4 hours


Along the marked path

Hike Description

You can follow the access sign from the information board in the center of Straumen to the start of the path on the west side of Straumklumpen at the top of the construction site. From here the path goes into the forest. Follow the sign / marked path on the south side of the water tower up the steep slopes. After approx. 600 m of steep ascent through the forest, you come across Snaufjellet and a rest bench where you can take a break and enjoy the first view.

The first ticket box where you can write your name, you will find approx. 1 km before the main summit. From here you must follow the signs south-east to the cairn at the top of Straumklumpen. Here, too, there is a travel case with a book.

This hike is one of Saltens Friluftsråd’s selected 55 captivating hikes in the region.

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Getting to Straumklumpen

The easiest way to get to Straumklumpen is by bus or your own car along the E6. Bus runs directly from Bodø/Fauske to Straumen, approx. 1.5 km from the center of Straumen. Two daily departures, morning and afternoon. 2 hour journey. Monday to Friday there is also a direct departure to the center of Straumen.

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