Walking in Norway
A walking guide
Guidebook includes 20 walking and trekking routes in the main mountain areas of Norway from the Far South to the sub-Arctic regions. Includes Hardangervidda, Aurlandsdalen, Rondane, Jotunheimen, Alvdal Vestfjell, Tafjord, Douvre, Trollheimen, Sylene, Femundsmarka, the mountains of Narvik, Troms Border Trail and Finnsmaksvidda.
SeasonsA short walking season with huts open from the third week of June to mid-September. Snow may persist into late June.
CentresBergen, Geilo, Flam, Oppdal, Trondheim and Bodø, Tromsø, Narvik and Alta in the far north.
DifficultyRoutes are short treks of 2-8 days from easy to strenuous. Harder routes involve glacier travel and high passes and peaks, and snow early in the year.
Must SeeThe best hut-to-hut mountain walking in Norway. The land can be remote and wild, the refuges wonderful. Norway's highest mountain, Galdhøpiggen, at 2469m.
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