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Drinking water & Toilets

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Drinking water

On the long hike to and from Trolltunga, you will need lots of fluid to stay hydrated. We advise you to bring plenty of water, as well as energising snacks such as chocolate and fruit. You can fill your water bottles in Skjeggedal, by the P2 parking lot.

Many hikers do refill their bottles from the streams in the high mountains. (NB. The water near the cabin areas is not safe to drink!) Do not fill water until you have reached the first emergency shelter just before Floren, about halfway to Trolltunga. But you should avoid filling water near Trolltunga itself. It is always better to fill water from a running stream than from a lake, but be advised that water may contain many impurities after heavy rainfall. If you’re camping, you can boil water to make it safe to drink.

Please note that the water in the wilderness is not tested, so we cannot guarantee that it is safe.

For everyone’s safety, please keep your toilet visits well away from the streams and lakes, and downhill from the trails.

Toilets

Please be advised that there are no public toilets along the hiking trails. We urge you to use the toilets at the parking lots in Skjeggedal or Tyssedal before starting your long hike up to Trolltunga.

For everyone’s safety, when you’re hiking, please keep your toilet visits well away from the streams and lakes, and downhill from the trails.

NB You must bring back all your garbage (including used toilet paper) from the mountains. Discard it in the rubbish bins in the parking lot.

Keep our mountain wilderness pristine!