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The hike goes through high mountains, takes 8-10 hours in total (to Trolltunga and return) and the ascent is about 900 meters. The hike is usually possible to do from mid June, depending on when the snow melts in the mountains. Normally one can hike to Trolltunga until mid September. Consider carefully whether you are in good enough shape and have the right equipment before setting out. Plan carefully and start early in the day.
From Odda you can drive to Tyssedal on route 13. From Tyssedal follow signs to Skjeggedal. Parking in Skjeggedal after 7 km. Parking fee NOK 200 pr day in Skjeggedal. The hike starts at the beginning of the funicular Mågelibanen (not in operation) in Skjeggedal. Follow the path that starts on the left side of the funicular (Brakufsa), to the left of the river. The path is marked with painted red T’s in the terrain. There are some signs along the route.
If you want to stay overnight in the mountain area around the Trolltunga, we recommend bringing your own tent.
All nature based activities are at your own risk. You will need sturdy hiking boots, bring extra clothing and be prepared for bad weather. Bring map and compass, food and enough to drink. Respect the nature. Weather in the high mountains can change quickly - check the latest weather forecast before going to Trolltunga. Please do not leave garbage behind.
Contact Odda Tourist Office for more detailed information about the hike and maps.
The mountain can be rough, due to weather changes. The trip to the Troll's Tongue goes through tough terrain. Appropriate shoes and clothing are important. In Odda down town you will find professionals and shops that can help you choose the correct gear.
"Jerven" is a local manufacturer of equipment for mountain hiking, and they have their factory outlet in Odda.
Correct gear makes the trip easier, safer and more pleasant.
In the pedestrian zone you will find Sport 1, a specialist in sports gear. They provide local expertise, and are more than willing to help you choosing the right equipment.
+(47) 53 65 40 05
Skjeggedal is the startingpoint for the hike to Trolltunga.
Taxi from Odda Busstasjon to Skjeggedal, Odda Taxi tel. +47 53 64 144, www.oddataxi.no or Odda Taxi/Bus, tel. +47 400 800 17 www.taxibusodda.com
Stavanger: Nor-way bussekspress. www.nor-way.no or Trolltunga-Preikestolen ekspressen. www.tidereiser.no
Preikestolen: Trolltunga-Preikestolen ekspressen. www.tidereiser.no
Bergen: Bussrute 930. www.skyss.no
Oslo: Haukeliekspressen. www.nor-way.no
or via Voss by train. www.nsb.no
Voss: Bussrute 990. www.skyss.no
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