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Winter season Trolltunga 1 October – 31 May 31
DANGER! Slippery Ice at Trolltunga. Do NOT go out onto Trolltunga!
There is ice and snow on the trail. Use proper hiking boots and spikes.
Remember that now in winter the days are short and the weather can change very quickly.
For your safety, we only recommend guided tours in the winter.
Shuttle buses / parking
The shuttle buses to Trolltunga have stopped driving for this season.
The parking lot P3 Mågelitopp is now closed for this season.
The parking lots P1 Tyssedal and P2 Skjeggedal are open all year.
Start before 7.
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Norway’s most spectacular rock formation
Trolltunga is one of the most scenic and spectacular cliffs in Norway, hovering 700 metres above Ringedalsvatnet lake. Situated at the western edge of the Hardangervidda plateau, near the town of Odda, Trolltunga was carved by the icecap that once covered most of Scandinavia.
The hike through high-mountain terrain up to Trolltunga (1180 m) is long and demanding, but you are rewarded with magnificent views.
From the main trailhead at P2 in Skjeggedal, the round-trip hike is 27 km with an ascent of almost 800 metres. The estimated hiking time is 8–12 hours.
There is an additional trailhead at P3 Mågelitopp. The round-trip hike from P3 Mågelitopp is 20 km with an ascent of about 320 metres. The estimated hiking time is 7–10 hours.
Hikers need to be properly equipped and in good shape.
We strongly advise against the use of drones. Any drone use must comply with regulations and never pose a danger to others.
Please be considerate to your fellow hikers. For their safety, we ask you not to fly a drone when there are other people on Trolltunga.
All drone pilots should register via AVINOR’s website.
Trolltunga in the summer:
Hiking Trolltunga. Safety first:
Hiking dos and don’ts
- Bring plenty of food and drink.
- Bring extra warm, windproof and waterproof clothing.
- Stay together with your fellow hikers – never leave them on their own.
- Help keep our mountain wilderness pristine! Please carry all your garbage back, discard it in the rubbish bins in the parking lots. Small rubbish bags are available from your bus driver.
- Your campsite and toilet visits must be downhill from trails and well away from streams.
- For safety reasons, don’t operate drones in the hiking areas.
- Never attach stickers onto signs or information boards.
This information is vital to all hikers!
- Don’t light campfires between April 15th and September 15th
- Don’t pollute our streams!
- No camping at the trailhead
Certified as Norwegian Scenic Hike
– We are pleased that we can now certify Trolltunga as a Norwegian Scenic Hike, a world-famous icon where nature’s own work constitutes the attraction, says Ellen Hambro, director of the Norwegian Environment Agency.
Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn during the marking of Trolltunga as a Norwegian Scenic Hike.
Photo: Åse Marie Evjen
© Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway