Today, Lofoten is considered one of the world’s most interesting areas when it comes to mountaineering. All of the summits have been conquered from one or more sides and route descriptions are available for most of them.
The degree of difficulty varies from the very easy to the extremely difficult. The most popular is without doubt Svolværgeita, which is considered a moderate, but still very exposed climb.
The climbing community in Lofoten is sizeable and many of the local mountaineers possess considerable expertise. For those exploring Lofoten’s exciting mountain world for the first time, it is a good idea to contact the locals.