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Fanaråken Photo: Anne Randi Farnes
Fanaråken Photo: Anne Randi Farnes
Fanaråken Photo: Anne Randi Farnes
Fanaråken Photo: Anne Randi Farnes
This is one of the "classic" Norwegian walks. Fannaråkhytta is the highest mountain hut in Norway ( 2068 m a.s.l.) and is manned during the summer.

Hike facts

Duration
  • 4 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain

Contact information

Description

The walk follows the main road from Turtagrø as far as the second bend and then goes by a road up Helgedalen. High up in Helgedalen you pass the intake to a tunnel feeding water to the Fortun hydro-electric power station. The walk then swings steeply up to the Keiserpasset - Skogadalsbøen road fork. From here a good path twists and turns up to Fannaråken.

The view from Fannaråken is fantastic with the whole panorama of the West-Jotunheimen range. Many come to Fannaråken to experience the sunrise.

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Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • total ascent
    • mountain
    • view
    • national park
  • Classification

    • DNT
    • Marked trails with red Ts
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
  • Distance

    • length in km
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Fanaråken

Fanaråken

The walk follows the main road from Turtagrø as far as the second bend and then goes by a road up Helgedalen. High up in Helgedalen you pass the...

Fanaråken

Source: Visitnorway

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