North Adventure

AI65: Hiking Tour With a Husky to Komsa

Hiking Tour With a Husky to Komsa

Quick Facts

Available: June 1 - September 1
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Times: 11:00 - 13:30
Group Size: Minimum 2
Intensity: Strenuous
Price: Adults: 775,-
Children 12/under: 475,-

The city of Alta has designated ten nearby mountaintops -- "titoppers", in Norwegian -- as a special group to climb. At the top of each of these mountains, a logbook awaits climbers so they can record their visit; those who make it to all ten in one summer are eligible for a prize! The most popular of these hills is Komsa Mountain, located right outside Alta's city center. Winter and summer, both locals and visitors climb up to the top for a little exercise and to enjoy the view - come be a part of it!

Your guide will meet you in Alta city center and take you the short distance over to the Komsa trailhead. From there, you'll head along a ski track and then up the side of the hill. Your guide is more than happy to match your pace, so if you're in "beginner's" shape, it's not a problem.

At the top, you'll enjoy a marvelous view in all directions, including the city, the nearby valleys, the fjord and the surrounding mountains. Your guide will provide you with a "matpakke", traditional Norwegian tour food and drink. After enjoying the view and a rest, you'll return to the bottom of the mountain and head back to your starting point.

[Optional] Turn this tour into a nighttime-daylight hike! For an extra NOK 100 per person, this tour can be done between 10:30 and 01:00, so you can experience the 24-hour arctic daytime.

The tour includes transport from and to Alta city center, a guided hike to the top, and a picnic lunch.