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Trollenyken

Trollenyken Photo: Making View Trollenyken Photo: Inger Elin Nes Hjelle
Trollenyken Photo: Making View
Trollenyken Photo: Inger Elin Nes Hjelle
An embarrassment of riches You can either choose to eat your lunch pack and on an idyllic meadow, or up on the summit with sweeping panoramic views over the fjord and mountains - right in the middle of Nordfjord. The trip up to Trollenykjen near the town of Nordfjordeid will present you with at least two highlights. Halfway to the top, you’ll come across the beautiful mountain farm Skipenesetra. An hour later, you’ll be standing on top of Trollenykjen - with views over Hornindalsvatnet, Nordfjorden, as well as mountains in all directions. You almost feel overwhelmed with guilt when you’re on this peak. How is it possible to get so much out of  a couple of hour’s walk? Well, some mountains just give more than others.

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - September

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Description

Start approx. 100 m from Skipenesbru bridge. Follow the tractor road across the fields. The path is good and the route well marked.

Mt. Trollenykjen is one of the Fjord Trails - 20 unforgettable hikes in Nordfjord www.nordfjord.no/fjordtrails

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Trollenyken

Start approx. 100 m from Skipenesbru bridge. Follow the tractor road across the fields. The path is good and the route well marked. Mt. Trollenykjen...

Trollenyken

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