During Autumn all hikes to Trolltunga start on P2 parking in Skjeggedal. A long yet unforgettable day liesahead of you. Normally, it is necessary to walk with micro spikes part of the tour.
First you must “conquer” the steep uphill. This hike is a challenge, but you are prepared! All you hear is the crunching sound ofyour spikes breaking the ice layer and your breath. The fresh mountain airfills your lungs, and you finally reach the top of that long hill.
Soon you find so many marvels alongthe way to Trolltunga - incredible views, mix of autumn colors, snow, all seasons. The Ringedalen valley and amazingview towards the Folgefonni Glacier.
Even your simple sandwich for lunch tastes like a Michelin Star dish up here. We keep on going to see what is coming next. You will be rewarded withTrolltunga in its winter suit majestically rising above the half-frozen Ringedal lake. The clouds rolling in, fighting with the beam of the sun.
Be aware that the weather during the Norwegian autumn is unpredictable, it can change at any time. This is nature,it is pure and real up here! But do not worry, your guides are educated inreading the mountain conditions and has a lot of experience in this terrain.Your safety is our priority! That is why on the iciest days, we can not guarantee that it will be safe to go down on the rock itself. We will make sure to show you alternative and equally beautiful photo spots and that you will feel like a true explorer after this one-day expedition.
Free transport to the meeting point provided by our partner Trolltunga Hotel as part of accommodation at the hotel
Information about local nature and history
Micro spikes or snowshoes if needed
Pictures: your guides help you with taking photos during the entire tour
Professional Guide, Storyteller & Motivator carrying safety and first aid-equipment
Special photos with the “needle” view on Trolltunga available only on guided tours (when the weather conditions allow rappelling down)
Transport from P2 to P3 and back (if the weather allows it)
Levelof difficulty: Expert
The weatherconditions greatly determine the level of difficulty. Please inform yourguide of any medical conditions that might impact you during your hike or in anemergency.
Approximately 8-12 hrs • 20-28 km return • 800-1200 m ascent
We recommend joining theinformation meeting at Trolltunga Hotelat 9 pm the night before your hike.
7:30 am: Meet your guide and travel companions at the Trolltunga Active Base inSkjeggedal 20, 5770 Tyssedal. Beware the road to Skjeggedal is your firstadventure for today, depending on the weather conditions good winter tires,spikes or snow chains are crucial.
During the autumn, the conditions in the mountains are unpredictable. They can change from minute to minute. Temperature can be deceiving as the wind plays an important role in how cold it feels. Similarly, the conditions have a great impact on how easy or hard the hike gets.
A general thumb rule is: prepare for the worst conditions but do not overload your backpack, weight matters greatly when it isabout saving energy.
Use the onion look layers that can easily be taken on and off.
We do not cancel tours due to bad weather. Evenif the conditions look harsh, they can also turn out to be much better once wereach the mountains. The only times we cancel is when the bad weather becomes dangerous weather. We will inform you in case of cancellation.
Please read ourcancellation policies for more information.
Please make sure toleave a bit of space in your backpack for the micro spikes and be aware thatyou should be able to strap snowshoes onto the backpack you are bringing.
To book a private guide,choose the option ‘Private guide’. A group with a private guide, can include upto 8 participants/the price is equal to the price of 8 persons booked. For theprivate guide, make a booking for 8 persons, when placing your booking info,write ‘Private guide xx persons’ in the cell for your first name. And your fullname in the cell for the last name.