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The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall

The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall Photo: Øivind Leren
The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall Photo: John K. Dale
The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall Photo: Trollstigen
The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway.
The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall
The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall Photo: Terje Rakke
The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall Photo: Trollstigen

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Trollstigen - the "Troll Ladder" is a dramatic and exciting experience. One of Norways National Tourist Roads. The road twists through 11 hairpin bends as it climbs up to Stigrøra (858 metres above sea level). In some places it is cut into the mountain; in others it is built on top of stone walls. An impressive bridge in natural stone carries it across the Stigfossen waterfall. At the top there is a viewpoint, restaurant and the Trollstigen Road Museum exhibiting photos, models and hand tools from its construction. His Majesty King Haakon VII opened the road in the summer of 1936. The road is closed in the winter and normally opens in late May or early June.
List of opening- and some closing dates of the Trollstigen road the last years:

2014: 8. May - 8. December

2013: 22. May - 13. November

2012: 1. June - 5. November

2011: 13. May - 24. November

2010: 28. May - 4. November

2009: 20. May - 23. October

2008: 27. May - 4. November

2007: 23. May

2006: 23. May

2005: 01. June - 5. November

2004: 29. May

2003: 28. May

2002: 23. May

2001: 21. May

2000: 26. May

1999: 14. May

1998: 15. May

1997: 6. June

1996: 24. May

1995: 28. May

1994: 20. May

1993: 28. May

1992: 27. May

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The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall - Photo: Øivind Leren

The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall

Trollstigen - the "Troll Ladder" is a dramatic and exciting experience. One of Norways National Tourist Roads. The road twists through 11 hairpin be...

The Trollstigen Road and Stigfossen Waterfall

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