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Trollgarden - hike

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Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker
Trollgarden - hike Photo: Hessel Haker

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Expert
Duration
  • several days
  • 8 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
May - October

Contact information

Description

The two kilometre long moraine ridge known as Trollgarden was deposited when the icecap that had covered the entire region retreated about 9700 years ago. The moraine resembles a long, drystone wall.

Trollgarden is rather remote. To see this fascinating moraine, you need to set aside a full day, bring along food for your hike, and extra clothes suitable for a change in weather.

Duration: An all-day hike (8 hours round trip)

Parking: The innermost parking lot at Fundingsland

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.

Categories

  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • total ascent (592)
    • national park
    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • expert (Not difficult, but very far in highland terrain)
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Season

    • august
    • may
    • june
    • september
    • july
    • october
  • Distance

    • length in km (21,4)
  • Duration

    • several days
    • 8 hours
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Trollgarden - hike

The two kilometre long moraine ridge known as Trollgarden was deposited when the icecap that had covered the entire region retreated about 9700 years a...

Trollgarden - hike

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