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Tyssedal

Trolltunga

Trolltunga Photo: Till Hanten Trolltunga Photo: Jay Patel Trolltunga Photo: Terje Nesthus Trolltunga Photo: Stig Tronvold Trolltunga Photo: Opplev Odda Trolltunga Photo: Harald Hognerud
Trolltunga Photo: Till Hanten
Trolltunga Photo: Jay Patel
Trolltunga Photo: Terje Nesthus
Trolltunga Photo: Stig Tronvold
Trolltunga Photo: Opplev Odda
Trolltunga Photo: Harald Hognerud

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 8 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - September

Contact information

Description

Trolltunga is one of the most spectactular scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga  is situated about 1100 meters above sea level, hovering 700 metres above lake Ringedalsvatnet in Skjeggedal. The view is breathtaking. The hike goes through high mountains, takes 8-10 hours in total (to Trolltunga and return) and the ascent is about 900 meters.The hike is usually possible to do from mid June, depending on when the snow melts in the mountains. Normally one can hike to Trolltunga until mid September. Consider carefully whether you are in good enough shape and have the right equipment before setting out. Plan carefully and start early in the day. There is no mobilephone coverage along the route.


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 If you want to stay overnight in the mountain area around the Trolltunga we  recommend bringing your own tent.

All nature based activities are at your own risk. You will need sturdy hiking boots, bring extra clothing and be prepared for bad weather. Bring map and compass, food and drink. Respect the nature. Weather in the high mountains can change quickly - check the latest weather forecast before going to Trolltunga.

Travel and parking
Drive to Tyssedal from Odda on route 13. Follow signs to Skjeggedal. After about 7 km you reach the parking place in Skjeggedal. Parking in Skjeggedal and Tyssedal. Parking fee NOK 120 pr. day. The parking fee is used to  finance  public goods in the area.

 Bus/maxi taxi from Odda bus station to Skjeggedal
Skjeggedal is the starting point for hiking to Trolltunga.

Daily route from 1 June to 15 October 2015 between Odda and Skjeggedal (30 min one way). See schedule.

Contact Odda Tourist Office for more detailed information about the hike, accommodation and maps.

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  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Hours

6/15/2014 - 9/15/2014
Mon - Sun

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • mountainous terrain
    • mountains
  • Grading

    • challenging
  • Season

    • august
    • june
    • september
    • july
  • Duration

    • 8 hours (varighet 8 til 10 timar tur/retur)
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Trolltunga

Trolltunga is one of the most spectactular scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga  is situated about 1100 meters above sea level, hovering 700 metres abo...

Trolltunga

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