Trolltunga on Snowshoes

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Experience winter wonderland on Trolltunga!

Norway Insight offer a guided 3-day tour on snowshoes, to Trolltunga. This guided winter and spring hike on snowshoes is available in the period from February to May. Experience Trolltunga covered in snow and without the summer queuing. Trolltunga is one of the iconc peaks in Norway and offers a spectacular view.

Trolltunga is located near Odda in Hardanger and the trip includes bus and 2 nights in hotel. You travel by public bus from Bergen to Trolltunga Hotel and the guide will meet you day 2 in Trolltunga Hotel. The hike starts in Skjeggedal, about 20 min by bus from Odda. Then you follow the path by foot to Top and from Topp you switch to snowshoes. On snowshoes you walk up the mountain side to Gryteskar where you get a spectacular view towards Folgefonna glacier. The trip then continues towards Tyssebotn and ends at Trolltunga.

 

The hike is 22 km (13,7 miles) and takes approx. 10-12 hours to walk.

Classification: Black, difficult.

 

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Photo: Trolltunga Active

 

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Photo: Trolltunga Active 

 

How to dress

  • Wool socks and woolen thermals
  • Wind jacket/pants (recommended Gore-Tex)
  • Running gloves
  • Cap
  • Winter Shoes
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen

 

In your backpack (40 litres)

  • Beanie/hat that covers your ears
  • Warn gloves/mittens
  • Dry wool socks
  • Extra warm clothes
  • Food (for 10-12 hours)
  • 1,5 litre water
  • Snack (for example chocolate)

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Photo: Trolltunga Active

 

Is this trip something for you?

If you want to read more about the trip and book it, you can visit our website NorwayInsight.

 

 

 

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