Information about Trolltunga

The hike through high-mountain terrain up to Trolltunga is long and demanding.
But you are rewarded with magnificent views.

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The hike through high-mountain terrain up to Trolltunga is long and demanding, but you are rewarded with magnificent views.

The trail to Trolltunga, situated at 1180 metres, is signposted. From the main trailhead at P2 in Skjeggedal, the round-trip hike is 28 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.

Elevation profile

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Hiking Trolltunga. Safety first:

When to go

You can go to Trolltunga almost year-round.

June 1st – September 30th 

We recommend hiking with a guide, but experienced hikers can hike on their own.

October 1st – May 31st

You should hike only with a guide!

Note that the weather can change fast.
You should adapt your preparations and the equipment you bring accordingly.

Queue of people waiting to taka a photo at Trolltunga

© Scott Sporleder / Matador Network / Fjord Norway