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Sarektjåhkkå, Stortoppen to the left and Sydtoppen in the middle
Highest point
Elevation 2,089 m (6,854 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,519 m (4,984 ft) [2]
Isolation 62 kilometres (39 mi)
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 67°25′55″N 17°43′30″E / 67.43194°N 17.72500°E / 67.43194; 17.72500Coordinates: 67°25′55″N 17°43′30″E / 67.43194°N 17.72500°E / 67.43194; 17.72500
Sarektjåhkkå is located in Sweden
Parent range Scandinavian Mountains
Easiest route Hike

Sarektjåkkå is the second highest mountain in Sweden and the highest mountain in the Laponian area at 2.089 kilometers (1.298044 miles) AMSL. The mountain is located close to the eastern border of Sarek National Park, about 23 kilometres south-west of Suorva.


Sarektjåkkå is not easily accessible by any nearby roads, so the approach normally takes a day or more of backcountry hiking.

Accessing the north summit, at 2.056 kilometers altitude, is a moderate but steep hike up. The actual summit (Stortoppen) is located about 600 metres southwest of the north summit via a ridge and is not as easy to reach, requiring exposed scrambling. An alternative route is to scale the summit from the south by merely steep hiking, but this requires crossing glaciers.

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  1. ^ "Statistisk årsbok 2011" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. p. 10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Europe Ultra-Prominences" Retrieved 2012-03-31.

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