Kuven

Rock, Nordland Hadsel

Norway

Kuven

Hurtigruten Museum
Hurtigruten Museum Credit: NH53

Kuven is a prominent rock formation located in Hadsel municipality of Nordland county in Norway. The rock rises to an impressive height of 982 meters above sea level and is a popular destination for hikers, mountaineers, and rock climbers.

Kuven is a part of the Hinnøya mountain range and is made up of hard, granitic rock that dates back to the Late Devonian period. The rock is characterized by its steep sides, jagged edges, and rugged texture. It is surrounded by lush forests and stunning alpine landscapes, making it a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts.

The easiest way to reach the top of Kuven is by following one of the several trails that lead to its summit. The climb is challenging, but the breathtaking views of the surrounding fjords, mountains, and valleys make it all worth it.

Kuven is also popular among rock climbers, who come from all over the world to test their skills on its challenging routes. The rock offers a variety of climbing opportunities, from easy slab climbs to more challenging routes that require technical skills and experience.

Overall, Kuven is a remarkable natural wonder that offers a unique and thrilling experience to anyone who is willing to explore its heights.

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Kuven Images

Images are sourced within 20km of lat/long (68.41282/14.52127).

Hurtigruten Museum
Hurtigruten Museum
Floating sauna
Floating sauna
Islands near Hanøy
Islands near Hanøy
Entrance to Trollfjord
Entrance to Trollfjord
Fish-drying racks at Svolvær
Fish-drying racks at Svolvær
Entrance to Trollfjord by night It was hard to really appreciate this because the searchlights illuminated too small an area (it looks clearer in the photo). See later for a view in daytime.
Entrance to Trollfjord by night
It was hard to really appreciate this because the searchlights illuminated too small an area (it looks clearer in the photo). See later for a view in daytime.
Henningsvær
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Nyvågar
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Nyvågar
Henningsvær
Henningsvær
Svolvær
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Kuven is a rock in Nordland, Norway. It has an elevation of -9999 meters below sea level. It is also known as Kuven. Information correct as at Monday 13th October 2014.

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Located within 500m of 68.41282,14.52127
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1973-07-23
Lat/Long: 68.4136405/14.5280294
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1973-07-23
Lat/Long: 68.4128052/14.5213024
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4123651/14.5311803
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4113811/14.529971
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4113494/14.5281594
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4111988/14.5295334
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4107125/14.5212494
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4114558/14.5309307
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4121075/14.5312499
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4117338/14.5323899
Seamark Type: rock
Source: Kartverket N50
Source Date: 1994-07-01
Lat/Long: 68.4117283/14.5309138
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