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Byrkjelo

Mt. Eggenipa

Scramble up the Egg Eggenipa is eye candy for those who drive past it. But why not just stop your car and climb to the top? You too can be an eye-catcher. Seen from Byrkjelo, the freestanding Eggenipa rises majestically at the entrance of the Våtedalen (Wet Valley). The hike up to the summit is actually easier than it looks. From the parking lot at Øvredalen there is a short steep section, and from then the egg will need a little scrambling along the surprisingly broad ridge. When you finally reach the beacon you can relish the feeling of being noticed - that moment when you are the garnish atop this mouth watering mountain.
Effort level
  • Expert
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
May - June
August - September

Loen

Mt. Skåla

Scale the heights of Skåla If you want to get to the top in life, you have to be prepared for some uphill battles. To reach the top of Skåla (1848 m), you won’t find a longer uphill stretch in the whole of Norway. Skåla - this imposingly beautiful giant of a mountain - towers over the village of Loen. A good man-made track winds its way through the rocky terrain a whopping 1848 vertical metres from the shoreline of the fjord. Skålatårnet  - the tower at the summit - is not just the kind of DNT (Norwegian Trekking Association) self-service cabin where you spend the night or simply whip up a well-deserved warm cup of coffee on the summit. This was originally built as a sanatarium to cure illness, and the place hasn’t lost its remedial qualities, as there can scarcely be anything healthier than fjord views and a cool glacial breeze.
Effort level
  • Expert
Duration
  • 8 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
  • Fjord
  • glacier
Season:
June - October

Mauranger

Hike to Hundsøyra

Location Nordrepollen, Mauranger. Walking map Folgefonna National Park. Starting and finishing point At the turn-off to Svartedalen, just before Mar...
Effort level
  • Expert
Duration
  • 8 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain

Høyanger

Hiking in Bergefjell

Take the road from Høyanger village to Siplo skiing Centre, continue to the dam. You start by the dam. (600 m.a.s) The first leg to the first cairn is...
Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Challenging
  • Expert
Duration
  • 5 hours

Molde

Glaciers in Romsdal

The Glaciers in the Romsdal Mountains are not as big as other, and more famous, Norwegian glaciers. However, they still provide their visitors with a...
Effort level
  • Expert

Gloppen

Ryssdalshornet

The Hornet’s rest Take it easy up on top of Ryssdalshornet, affectionately know as Hornet. It's not every day you feel like you are in the middle of a postcard. Ryssdalshornet is the subject of many a photo shoot and is best seen from the town of Sandane. The pyramid-shaped peak rises from Breimsvatnet (Breim’s Lake) and it's easy to find your way up to Ryssdalsstøylen and the trail that leads onwards. There is some light scrambling on the way, and you will find a rope at some stage to boost you up a steep section, from where you can look forward to the summit and a well-deserved rest.
Effort level
  • Expert
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - September

Suldal

Snønuten - hike

Snønuten (1606 m.o.s.l.) is the majesty of the SVR Ryfylkeheiane nature reserve and the fifth highest mountain in this part of Norway. With its pyra...
Effort level
  • Expert
Duration
  • 8 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
June - September

Hjelmeland

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

Briksdalsbre

Kattanakken

9 lives Kattanakken (the cat’s neck) - where no-one thought it possible to hike. How wrong could they be! When the weather is fine here, it’s showtime! From the top of Kattanakken you will see Briksdal Glacier in all its glory far down below, surrounded by rugged mountains and cascading waterfalls. Your admission ticket to this show is your own exertion - a solid but feasible workout up steep terrain and then some scrambling as you approach the final ridge. From some angles this hardly looks possible, but don’t listen to what they say about curiosity killing the cat, as scaling this cat’s neck is very achievable.
Effort level
  • Expert
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - September

Utåker

Hike to Ulvanosa from Utåker

Location Utåker Map Folgefonna National Park Parking By ”Ternebu”, the skiing center in Tveitedalen. Turn towards Holmedal from the highway at the...
Effort level
  • Expert
Duration
  • 6 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
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