Signposted hiking trails. Birtavarre has many excellent touring grounds and trails with startingpoints all over the village, walley and mountain. Many routes are signposted and you can buy a map with descriptions and suggestions. Pier to peak routes. Birtavarre center is situated between mountains and the fjord nearby. We denotes routes that starts from there as pier to peak routes. Most routes are suitable to reach the mountains from sea level to summit. Depending on how you arrive or where you stay, you can start from the pier and seahuts, Camp Birtavarre, or even the bus station, or wherever you like. You won`t get lost easily, at least not before you reach the tundra... In some routes you can use car or bike in addition or as alternative to walking. Arctic Ocean to Halti Mountain routes The flagship of the pier to peak routes are the "Arctic Ocean to Halti Mountain routes". Halti is the highest mountain in Finland, and each year thousands of people visit the peak of the Sami/Norwegian/Finish mountain each year. The routes from Birtavarre is unique because you can actually drive up to 800 meters summertime, and make a daytrip to Halti. Routes from other places may take several days. The different routes in Birtavarre are separated by the Kåfjord river running through the valley, but you can combine them easily crossing bridges. Basically, you can walk all the way, or you can save yourself some climbing and drive some of the way. If you choose to do some walking you can experience for instance the Gorza canyon with a very nice waterfall and spectacular view. You may cross the Gorsa bridge and continue to Halti or other places from there.