Northern Lights and Alta Quartzite Slate – in unexpected harmony!
Treat yourself to a visit to Pæskatun and get a unique experience you will not forget. Enjoy spectacular views over the valley and find tranquillity. Hear knowledgeable storytelling of our expert guides, while the Northern Lights chase over you. Few know about the incredible Northern Lights research that has taken place precisely here, which began in the late 1700s. Did you know that Alta Slate is so sought after that it’s located on Barcelona’s most famous shopping street, just because it has a unique durability?
Alta has a long and very interesting Northern Lights history behind it, and we have this story because here we have the very best conditions to study the northern lights!
Trond Håvard Strifeldt, owner and driver of Pæskatun, is the third-generation slate driver. He was only 16 when he started beating stone in the mountain.