Hesten and Segla: A Ridge Too Far
View towards Hesten
Hiking up Hesten for a View of Segla
Segla otherwise known as the Sail of Senja Island is a very identifiable mountain on the northern part of Senja Island. To get a good view of the iconic mountain top it is perhaps a better (and easier) option to hike up towards Hesten. Do not confuse another Hesten peak with the one near Segla, to get there start in Fjordgård and follow the trail just behind Segla.
While Segla is a popular destination in the summertime, I was there in April and the hike left me often times waist-deep in snow, so arriving at the top thoroughly soaked and tired I did not spend nearly as much time as I usually do taking in the view. However I did manage to force my frozen fingers to take a few impressions, mostly with the drone.
View from the ridge between Hesten and Segla towards the back of the Mefjorden
View of Senjahopen across the Mefjorden from the ridge between Hesten and Segla
The Sail of Senja Island, Segla
Spotted some reindeer on the drive up