(983) and Leirbakktinden (970), Balsfjord,
seen from Straumsfjorden, Kvaløya.
These peaks are situated on the Malangen peninsula, just to the West of
A short route description: There is a tiny sheep track that starts from
Brokskard near Kløftelva and head towards Grønvatnet
Follow the hanging valley up to the summit of Brokskardtinden (791).
Continue westward up to the notch between Trollholtinden and
Leirbakktinden and follow either the SE-ridge up to the summit of
Leirbakktinden and/or the NE to the summit of Trollholtinden. The last
section of both routes are approx. 40-45 degrees. It is also possible
to ski down the East ridge/face of Trollholtinden
back to Brokskardtinden.
Ski ascent, 4. June 2007
Brokskard as seen from Brokskardfjellet.
Looking North West towards Sommarøy from the summit of
Tromsø at midnight as seen from the summit of Leirbakktinden.
A view of both peaks together.My ski tracks can be seen on
the SE ridge of Leirbakktinden.