Winter Snowshoeing Hike to Trolltunga from Tyssedal

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6 hrs
Very sporty
From 15 years-old and up

Embark on an unforgettable winter snowshoe hike to the iconic Trolltunga rock formation from Tyssedal!

Experience Norway's winter wonderland on this challenging but rewarding 8-12-hour guided winter snowshoeing hike to the renowned Trolltunga rock formation from Tyssedal! Welcoming experienced hikers and explorers ages 15 and up.

Located in Vestland County in western Norway, the world-famous rock formation of Trolltunga ('Troll's Tongue') is a must-see destination when travelling to Scandinavia! Troltunga is so unique because it juts out about 10 meters (33 feet) from the mountain, 1,100 meters (3,600 feet) above sea level, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and the turquoise waters of Lake Ringedalsvatnet. If you're an avid hiker/snowshoer seeking an adventure to remember in Norway, this guided tour, snowshoeing to Trollungta is for you!

The adventure begins at the meeting point at Trolltunga Active Base in Tyssedal, where you and your group (a maximum of 19 participants) will be greeted by your experienced local guide. After receiving your gear, which includes snowshoes, hiking poles, and microspikes, you'll be provided with a safety and itinerary briefing. Next, you'll board the transfer to the departure point.

Then, the adventure of snowshoeing to Trolltunga begins! The journey commences by passing charming traditional Norwegian cabins at Mågelitopp, followed by the steep uphill hike at Gryteskar. Once you've conquered the hike and reached the top, you'll stop for a well-deserved break to enjoy a snack and water as well as savour the magnificent view before heading on to Trolltunga, one of Norway's most iconic viewpoints, made even more enchanting during the winter months!

Upon your arrival at Trolltunga, your guide will take many photos of you and your group to mark the very special occasion. Finally, after you've breathed in plenty of fresh Norwegian mountain air and enjoyed your hearty packed lunch it will be time to venture back to the departure point with lifelong memories of your hike snowshoeing to Trolltunga!

Nature lovers and outdoor adventure enthusiasts, answer the call of the wild in Norway by booking this extraordinary hike snowshoeing to Trollunga today!

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Practical information

Set out into the wilds of Norway to the iconic Trolltunga on this immersive and challenging 8-12 hour snowshoeing hike from Tyssedal!

Course of events

- Arrival at the meeting point in Tyssedal (please arrive 15 minutes before the departure time)

- Meet your experienced guide

- Receive your equipment (snowshoes, poles, and microspikes)

- Safety and itinerary briefing

- Transfer to the departure point

- Arrival

- The adventure begins!

- Start snowshoeing near several traditional Norwegian cabins

- Begin the ascent of the steepest hill on the hike, Gryteskar

- Arrival at the top

- Well-deserved break

- Continue to Trolltunga

- Arrival

- Photos

- Lunch break


- Return to the meeting point in Tyssedal

Activity requirements

Please note that all participants must be in good physical condition.

In addition, a minimum of 2 people is required to run this tour.

This activity is not suitable for those with knee problems.

Please inform your guide of any medical conditions that may impact the tour.

Wearing several layers of warm clothing and wool socks, as well as a hearty packed lunch with many snacks and water is highly recommended.

Special terms

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the departure time.

This snowshoeing excursion's difficulty level is labelled as 'expert'.

Conditions in the mountains can vary quite a bit in the winter months. For this reason, you may not be able to go to certain photo points. As a participant in this tour, you are obliged to follow any safety decision made by your guide.

This tour's duration is 8 to 12 hours.

In addition, the total distance is 20-28 km (12-17 miles) with an ascent of 800-1,200 metres (2,624-3,937 feet).

Meeting point:
Trolltunga Active Base, Skjeggedal 20, 5770, Tyssedal, Norway
Spoken languages:Norwegian, English
  • Professional guide
  • First-aid equipment
  • Snowshoes
  • Hiking poles
  • Microspikes
  • Photos
  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and beverages
Do not forget to bring
  • Camera
  • Winter boots
  • Thermal underwear
  • Wool socks
  • Several warm underlayers
  • Ski pants and winter coat
  • Gloves, hat, and balaclava
  • Sunglasses
  • Water and snacks
  • Packed lunch
  • Back pack

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