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Mountain range of Jarlhettur in Iceland

Discover the North!

The north of Europe fascinates by its vastness and silence. Due to frequently changing light conditions and weather conditions the landscapes seem to be alive. The mood of the the light often changes rapidly from one of cheerful abandon to one of gripping drama. Though it is always a different experience for everyone being out and about . Here are some of the best hiking and mountain tours, which allow you to explore the most beautiful regions of the Far North.
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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 78.1 km
Duration 25:00 h
Ascent 2,620 m
Descent 2,060 m

This spectacular multi-day tour takes you about 80 km through nearly the entire range of Icelandic primeval landscapes.

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from Reiner Drewe,   Community
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.6 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 200 m
Descent 200 m

Isolated by massive basalt cliffs, the Rubha Hunish peninsula seems to be out of reach for hikers. Fortunately, there is a passage in the rock face ...

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from Reiner Drewe,   Community
Premium content Difficulty difficult Multistage route
Distance 81.7 km
Duration 23:00 h
Ascent 2,118 m
Descent 2,161 m

This a multi-stage tour on the Kings Trail (Kungsleden) leads on narrow paths through the National Parks of northern Sweden.

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from Svenja Trachte,   Outdooractive Premium
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 608.2 km
Duration 99:00 h
Ascent 1 m
Descent 280 m

Eine waschechte Wildnistour in Alaska mit selbstgebautem Baumfloß von der Brooks Range bis in die Koyukuk Flats.

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from Reiner Drewe,   Community
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 13.9 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 858 m
Descent 858 m

Aussichtsreiche, teilweise ausgesetzte Wanderung auf dem alten Postpfad in das einst als abgelegenste Dorf Europas bekannte Gásadalur, das seit ...

from Kilian Müller,   Outdooractive Editors
Hiking Route · United Kingdom
The Rocks of Quiraing
Difficulty easy
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 3:03 h
Ascent 376 m
Descent 376 m

Charming hike through rocky valleys and grassy plateaus. Highlander feeling and heebie-jeebies included.

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from Mike Oliver Härle,   Community
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.3 km
Duration 3:47 h
Ascent 253 m
Descent 214 m

Sehr schöne, mittelschwere Wanderung durch Schwedens hohen Norden, vor beeindruckender Bergkulisse und mit reißenden Flüßen und Bächen.

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from Julian Klotz,   Outdooractive Editors
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.9 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 377 m
Descent 377 m

The hike to Bláhnúkur in good weather is a very recommendable tour in a dreamlike landscape.

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from Reiner Drewe,   Community
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 3 km
Duration 2:22 h
Ascent 502 m
Descent 502 m

Bereits während des Aufstiegs schweift der Blick über die zahlreichen Inseln rund um Henningsvaer und belohnt das Loslaufen so schon nach wenigen ...

from Ulli Gunde,   Community
Mountain Hike · United Kingdom
Auf den Ben Nevis (Tourist Route)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 1,302 m
Descent 1,296 m

Eine relativ einfache aber auch nicht zu unterschätzende Tour auf den mit 1344 Metern höchsten Berg Schottlands und der britischen Inseln.

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from Roman Weinhart,   Outdooractive Editors
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 7.4 km
Duration 1:51 h
Ascent 94 m
Descent 94 m

Landschaftlich atemberaubende Tour vorbei an stinkenden Sulfatfeldern, kochendem Schlamm, junger Lava, einem mit Wasser gefülltem Explosionskrater ...

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from Kili .,   Community