How to get there:
This is the local city-mountain of Bodø.
Locate Rønvik at the north end of town. Drive there and follow the signed road for
Rønvikfjellet to its end. There is a large parking area there.
This is the trailhead, location N67.30179, E014.44510, elevation about 108 meter.
The route heads north on a small road. There are signs for Keiservarden. After about
900 meter, fork right down to lake Svartvatnet, turn left again and follow a big path
towards Keiservarden. There are several nicely made steps as the trail climbs to the
I had attended the national mountaineering meeting in Saltstraumen near
Bodø. The weather was bad and my flight was early. I even lost one
hour in the morning as I failed to notice that we changed to daylight savings time
I left my car at 1030, made the summit at 1100.
It was very windy at the summit,
gusts with storm power. I left at 1115 and was back down by 1145.