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Besseggen is one of Norway's most famous mountain hikes, and each year around 30,000 tourists enjoy the breathtaking views from the top of the ridge. On this page, you will find important information and advice to prepare you for the hike.
Always bring enough food and drink when you set out on a trip. It is important to have enough refills to make sure your energy reserves last all the way.
There are many other hikes around Besseggen and nearby areas, including several easier options. Check out the other hiking alternatives in the Besseggen area.
If you are inexperienced or feel unsure about doing the trip, we recommend that you join a guided hike. A good guide can turn a bad day into a fantastic experience. Read more about guided trips in the area here.
Even if sunshine and fair weather are forecast, the weather conditions can change quickly. Always check the weather forecast before you start your trip, and talk to the locals about what kind of weather to expect. They will often know if there is risk of rain and windy conditions, even when the weather forecast predicts nice weather.