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.
The hike starts from Øvredalen. You reach Øvredalen on a toll road from Egge, 3 km south of Byrkjelo. You will find a marked trail all the way to the summit. It will take appr. 2 ½ hours to the top.
If you want to make a round trip instead of going back the same way, there is a marked track going south from the summit, then turning back down into the valley and back to the starting point. This will make the hike a little longer. You should estimate 5-6 hours in total for the round trip.