Backpack and hiking boots

Equipment

The weather in the high mountains can change suddenly. Always check the weather forecast before starting. Never hike to Trolltunga if there is a strong wind, heavy rain or fog. Remember that it is always colder up in the mountains than down by the fjord. Unfortunately, every year we have to rescue hikers who are poorly equipped or insufficiently prepared.

Your minimum required equipment includes: waterproof hiking boots, warm jumper, wind-/waterproof clothing, hat, gloves or mittens, extra set of clothing, sunglasses and sun protection, headlamp, plenty of food and water, first aid kit and an emergency bivouac shelter.

Equipment can be rented at the Trolltunga Active store and at the Tourist Information Office. For detailed information on hikes, maps and nearby accommodation, please email info.odda@hardangerfjord.com

Hiking dos and don’ts

Always

  • 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.

Never

  • 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
Trolltunga Hiking season safety wheel
Trolltunga 28 km from P2. Duration: 8-12 hours. Ascent: 800m

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2 woman on trail to Trolltunga

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