Always bring suitable footwear; hiking boots are recommended. The hike to Kjerag goes across rough terrain, and you will need ample foot and ankle support. Occasional strong gusts can occur at Kjerag, so please use wind- and waterproof outerwear. An extra set of clothes including a cap, scarf and gloves or mittens belong in your backpack.
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.
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 Kjerag and nearby areas, including easier options. Check out the hiking alternatives 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.
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