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Gurkfjället mountain, Stuore Guhrke

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A steady climb to the summit and a magnificent view.

Follow the path from Fjällgården in Solberg to the summit of Gurkfjället 895 meters above sea level. The midnight sun can be viewed from here on midsummer´s Eve, weather permitting, even though Tärnaby is 100 km south of the Arctic Circle.

Lenght: 6 km return trip
Elevation change: 300 m
Level of difficulty: Red( 3 km/hour varied terrain)

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Nearby accommodations

Hostel

Tärnaby/Åkerlundska gården, STF Hostel

Distance: 5.3 km
Welcome to Åkerlundska Gården! The hostel is located on Laxfjället in Tärnaby, with views over Lake Gäutan and the mountains. A Västerbotten estate with loads of ambience and atmosphere!
Cabin & apartment

Tärnaby lägenheter- Linbanan/Hassebacken

Distance: 5.3 km
Nice 4 and 6 beds apartments, all with separate entrance.
Cabin & apartment

Backvillan

Distance: 5.3 km
One of the most spectacular accomodations in the Swedish mountains. Sleeps ten persons in five bedrooms, great views over the lake and mountains, sauna, fully quipped kitchen, and a cosy lounge, ski room and direct access to the slopes.