Vågakallen – North Ridge

The North Ridge of Vågakallen is an amazing alpine rock route with varied climbing on quality granite.  This is our favorite big alpine ridge in the Lofoten Islands, the positioning, climbing, and views are world class.  Vågakallen is a massive peak and stands right above the Norwegian Sea.  If your looking for a nice day climb that encompasses all Lofoten has to offer then you must climb the North Ridge of Vågakallen.

Is this trip for me?

The North Ridge of Vågakallen is a physical demanding climb and requires climbers to be in good shape and comfortable following Norwegian Grade 4+ rock climbing.  Please contact us if you have any questions on your skill level.

Practical information:


Starting time is dependent on weather, conditions, time of year, and number of climbers in the group. We average 10 – 13 hrs total time including descent. Contact us for more details.


Dates: June – September.
Trip Length: 1 day long.

Skill Level

Comfortable following Norwegian Grade 4+.


We supply the Ropes, Rock Rack, and all technical equipment. Climbers will need to have rock shoes, harness, and helmet (rentals available). You will carry your own small back pack on this route with clothes, water, food, and light shoes for the descent. We supply the rest.


Price: Ratio – Climber : Guide = Price per person per day.

1:1 = 5500 NOK

2:1 = 3250 NOK

Guiding Ratio: 2 climbers:1 guide is our maximum ratio


Included in Price:
– all guide and technical equipment.
Not Included in Price:
– personal climbing equipment and clothing/rental
– transportation
– travel insurance

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