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Øvre Åselivatn (Bodø) - The gateway to the alpine world

Experience walking amongst one-thousand-meter-high mountain peaks, mountain lakes and a breathtaking view.

Hiking
2019-01-2703:13 Stine Eidissen Bya

Experience walking amongst one-thousand-meter-high mountain peaks, mountain lakes and a breathtaking view of both the coastal area that looks out to the island of Landegode, and further inland across the mountainous valley. After a short trip through relatively easy terrain, over scoured bedrock and through birch forests, you will find yourself at the entrance to the alpine mountain world that surrounds Bodø, giving you the chance to enjoy the incredible scenery.

The tour is suitable for most people and age groups. We will provide a safe and secure environment in which to travel and offer an insight into the history of the area as well as relevant facts during the tour.

In this open and scoured landscape you will also see many tracks after the last ice age, approx. 10,000 years ago. Glacial striations and chatter marks are clear indications of the former presence and movement of the ice.

After the tour is complete and on your way back, you will pass Saltstraumen, a tidal whirlpool that holds the accolade of the strongest tidal current in the world. A stop here will make your trip truly memorable.

Start and finish
The tour begins and ends in the parking lot at Nedre Åselivatn.

Transport to the starting point can be arranged.

Distance
Approx. 4,5 km round trip (from starting point to Øvre Åselivatn),
and with a height difference of approx. 100 meters from the starting point to Øvre Åselivatn.

Duration of the tour
Round trip walking time is approx. 1 hour, depending on the fitness and walking pace. The total length of the tour is approx. 2 – 2 ½ hours.

(In addition, approx. 40 minutes drive each way from Bodø city center).

Clothing
Shoes and clothes should be appropriate for weather conditions at the time.

Food and drink
Hot/cold drinks and snacks will be provided during the tour.

Price per group
1-2 pers: 900, - NOK
3 pers: 1 100, - NOK
4 pers: 1 300, - NOK

Kontakt/booking og info:
Bodø Utendørs/Bodø Outdoor AS

Gildeskålveien 21
8000 Bodø

Telefon: 48099272
E-post: post@bodooutdoor.no
Nettside: www.bodooutdoor.no