The Via Ferratas are open for climbing without a guide from June to end of September. Check the calendar for exact dates, as they depend on the weather conditions. Before and after these dates the route is only available on guided tours.
Trolltunga Active Base
Trolltunga Via Ferrata and Tyssedal Via Ferrata are privately owned Via Ferratas and we kindly ask you to follow the requirements set by Trolltunga Active for your own and other users' safety. Payment of maintenance fee can be done in Trolltunga Active base on P2 in Skjeggedal. Rental gear is available at the same place.
TROLLTUNGA Via Ferrata start the hike to the Via Ferrata from P2 in Skjeggedal. The tour starts with 6 km walk on a gravel road followed by 1 km steep uphill hiking to the start of the Via Ferrata. Length of Via Ferrata is 350 m. From the top to Trolltunga its approximately 3 km hiking. You will get a more detailed description from the one in the store when you pick up the equipment and/or pay the maintenance fee. It is only one line in the climb. To avoid complications in the wall, you must climb up before 2pm. If returning down the Via Ferrata this should be done after 3pm.
TYSSEDAL Via Ferrata start the hike from Kraftmuseet in Tyssedal, or from the Church in Tyssedal. This is a historical climb. We highly recommended to visit Kraftmuseet before climbing: www.kraftmuseet.no
Requirements to climb the Via Ferrata on your own:
If these terms are not followed you are not allowed to climb the route. Climbing the Via Ferrata on your own is on your own risk and responsibility.
Trolltunga Via Ferrata (including getting to the beginning of Via Ferrata and visiting Trolltunga) • 8-12 hours • 2 x 14km • 800m ascent
Tyssedal Via Ferrata • 3-4 hours • 400 m ascent
In period with heavy rainfall: cancel or move your trip, due to the risk of avalanches!
To prepay the maintenance fee and book the Via Ferrata sets:
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