Hiking Trolltunga: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Best Experience

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Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most popular hikes for good reason. It is an incredibly scenic hike, ending at the Troll’s tongue, a thin sliver of rock perfect for creative photographs. This is definitely a hike to add to your bucket list.

For us, the hike to Trolltunga was our third of four hikes in Norway. Kjeragbolten was our favorite, but this hike was not far behind. The scenery along the hike is phenomenal with views out over lakes and snow capped mountains, and posing on Trolltunga for photos is a blast.

Trolltunga Norway Hike

Facts About the Hike

  • Distance: 22 km (13.6 miles) out and back
  • Elevation Gain: 900 meters (2,950 feet)
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length of time: 10 – 12 hours
  • When to go: June 15 to September 15 (without a guide). At all other times of the year you must hike with a guide. For more information, visit the Visit Norway website.

Hiking to Trolltunga

The First Big Climb

The trailhead for Trolltunga is at the Skjeggedal carpark.

The first ascent of the hike is the most strenuous. It is 1 km of constant, steep climbing on stone steps and gravel trails before the terrain levels out.

There were once old funicular tracks here that you could climb instead of the rocky trail. This is what we did in 2013 (so we have photos of the funicular tracks but not the first part of the trail.)

A Series of Several Shorter Climbs

Once you conquer the first 1 km climb, things get easier. The trail levels out, for just a little bit, and then you will have several smaller climbs. However, these are nothing like what you just did.

Trolltunga with Kids

Happy to be hiking

Just before the start of the another climb.

Trail Marker Trolltunga

Follow the red T’s to get to Trolltunga.

Nice View

Looking out over the valley and what we just hiked. If you look closely, you can see the faint line of the hiking trail.

Another Climb

One more climb. After this, the trail levels out for awhile.

Granite face climb of Trolltunga

Standing on the granite face of the trail.

Hiking to Trolltunga

This is the view from the top of that last climb.

One of the tricks to having a good experience is to take breaks along the way. From this altitude, you have amazing panoramic views of Norway. Sure, getting to Trolltunga is the goal but enjoy this whole journey…it’s awesome!

Tyler and Kara

We continued our trek, dodging mud puddles, climbing over boulders, and crossing numerous streams and creeks. Once you climb that granite face, the hike levels out, for the most part. There are several small climbs but nothing too difficult. Here are more photos of the trail until you get to Trolltunga.

On the Trolltunga Trail
Earth Trekkers

Trolltunga Cabin

Posing

View of the Lake

Hiking

Kara

Trail to Trolltunga

Stepping out onto Trolltunga

It took us three and a half hours to hike from the carpark to Trolltunga.

The views over Trolltunga and out over the lake were awesome. There were tons of people here, some waiting in line to step out onto the ledge and others were waiting to take their photos. Tyler and Kara were two of the three kids we saw during the entire hike. Go kiddos!

Trolltunga

Kara and I went first onto the tongue (after 45 minutes of waiting in line). After stepping out onto Kjeragbolten this did not seem scary at all. Kara and I did a few poses, then I took her back to sit on a rock and wait for me. I went back out to the tip of the tongue to sit with my feet hanging over the side.

Julie and Kara

Next it was Tim and Tyler’s turn.  By now we were all “shivering cold.” Temperatures were in the high 40’s (8 – 9°C) and it was early August.

Fortunately, the line was a little shorter for Tim and Tyler. Here they are, posing for the camera.

Tim and Tyler

Tim

It took an hour and a half for all of us to have our photos taken.  By now we were very chilly and already somewhat tired. All four of us were hoping the walk back to the car would be quicker than the walk out.

The Return Hike

The walk back was slightly faster. We did not need to stop for sunscreen, photos, or much food now. The signs counting down the kilometers kept us going, and we snacked on lots of cookies. It took us three hours to hike back to a car, shaving off about a half hour from the hike to get to Trolltunga.

About Our Experience

We did this hike in August 2013 when the funicular tracks were still open. At the time we did this hike, Tyler was 10 and Kara was 8 years old.

We are very fast hikers, even with kids. The four of us hiked to Trolltunga in 8 hours (3.5 hours to get to Trolltunga, 1.5 hours for photos, and 3 hours to hike back to the car). We were constantly overtaking other people and we had perfect weather conditions. If you take your time or encounter marshy, snowy terrain, this hike can take as long as 10 to 12 hours.

How Do You Get to Trolltunga?

Trolltunga is located in southern Norway near Hardangerfjord. Most people stay in Odda or Tyssedal to hike Trolltunga.

Distances to Trolltunga:

  • From Bergen: 3 hours
  • From Oslo: 5 to 6 hours
  • From Stavanger: 3.5 hours

The best way to get around this region of Norway is by car. Having a rental car gives you the freedom to take your time, stop and enjoy the views (this part of Norway is gorgeous!), and visit small towns and off-the-beaten-path destinations.

However, if you are relying on public transportation, you can get to Odda by bus and by train.

Getting to Odda By Bus

Getting to Odda By Train

The Bergensbanen connects Bergen and Odda.

Where to Park

From Tyssedal, drive 7 km on Skjeggedalsvegen to the car park at the start of the hike. This is where the trailhead is located.  There is a small parking lot here with toilets. Parking costs NOK500 (250 spaces).

MAP

Map of the drive from Tyssedal to the parking lot in Skjeggedal.

Skjeggedal

The road from Tyssedal to the car park (looking back towards Tyssedal and Sorfjord).

There is a second, much smaller parking lot that holds 30 cars (NOK 600). This windy, dirt road is steep (17% grade), narrow, and having a 4×4 is recommended. Driving to this parking lot eliminates the first climb and final descent of the hike. Learn more here.

Best Places to Stay Near Trolltunga

There are people who hike Trolltunga on a day trip from Bergen but we don’t recommend it. You are setting yourself up for a very long, exhausting day. For the best experience, plan on staying in one of the small towns near Trolltunga: Tyssedal, Odda, Kinsarvik, or Eidfjord.


Read our detailed post on the best places to stay near the hike.


How to Have the Best Experience

Start early! This is a long day and you want to give yourself as much time as possible. Try to hit the trail no later than 8 am.

There is no fee to hike Trolltunga. However, if you have a car, you will have to pay for parking.

Use the bathroom in the car park before starting the hike. This is your only chance to use a toilet until you get back to the parking lot.

Between June 15 and September 15 you do not need a guide to do this hike. There are enough people on the trail, and the trail is marked well enough, that you should have no issues finding your way to Trolltunga. Once you are at Trolltunga, you can have another hiker take your photograph (if you are hiking solo).

If you are hiking from September 16 to June 14, Visit Norway recommends hiring a guide. Every year there are numerous rescues for people who got in over their heads. Don’t be one of these statistics.

You Should Bring

  • Waterproof hiking shoes
  • Plenty of food and water
  • Sunscreen
  • First Aid Kit
  • Rainjacket and warm clothing (the weather can change rapidly!)
  • Camera

Hiking to Trolltunga with Kids

At the time we did this hike, Tyler was 10 and Kara was 8 years old. They both did awesome. They were happy and having a good time for almost the entire time (Kara struggled a little with the walk down the funicular line).

We only saw one other child (about 10 years old) on the trail. A very adventurous child, eight years or older with lots of long distance hiking experience, should be able to handle this hike.

Hiking Trolltunga with Kids

Alternative Route to Trolltunga

If you do not like the idea of the hike, there is a combination cycle trip and Via Ferrata climb to get you to Trolltunga. The Via Ferrata was not option when we did the hike so we do not have much information about it. For more information on the Via Ferrata click here.

About the Trolltunga Funicular:

It’s unfortunate that the funicular is closed, it was one of the most unique parts of the hike. But it is dangerous. One false step and you could be rolling down the hill like a bowling ball, taking out other hikers!

At first it was a shallow incline so it was pretty easy. But it didn’t take long until the tracks made a sharp turn upward and real climbing began. Basically, we were ascending a ladder while holding onto a metal wire with our right hands. Along the way we would stop and take breaks and look down at what we had accomplished and then look up at the work we still had to do.

Photos from the Funicular

Tyler Rivenbark

Funicular

View from Funicular

Post updated May 2018. 


Comments 57

  1. A few more tips I forgot in my first post – if you aren’t one of the first 30 cars for the upper parking, there is now a shuttle you can take up to that parking lot that can be reserved online. It starts about an hour after the upper parking gates open. Again I highly recommend cutting out walking up the road! If you are one of the first 30 cars, the road is now paved and while windy and steep it is fine; the road back down to Tyssedal was actually worse because of the oncoming traffic (on the road to upper parking it is rare to have any cars going the other way). Hardly anyone had a 4 wheel drive the day we went and no one had trouble getting up. And for pictures on the tongue, people all just seem to give other people their cameras/phones to take pictures with now so we were able to get pictures together. Hope that helps for future hikers!

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      Thank Sue for all of these great tips! I am going to add your advice directly into this post, just in case people don’t scroll down this far to the comments. Thank you for helping us to keep this post updated!! Cheers, Julie

    2. Hi Sue
      Thanks a lot for the valuable info on top parking 🙂
      Can you help me with the website for booking the shuttle for top parking?
      I am planning to do this hike on 13th Sep and I really want to cut down on the initial tough part of the hike. I will be hiring a VW polo. Will it be easy to drive up to top parking with this vehicle? If not, I can take a SUV
      Thanks

  2. Thanks for your excellent blog – was very helpful planning our hikes in Norway with our kids aged 11 and 9 (and helpful to tell my 9 year old someone younger than her had done it!). We did Trolltunga yesterday and Pulpit Rock a few days ago which were fantastic. Highly recommend parking at the top parking lot at Trolltunga to cut out the first steep part of the hike but get there early! We had a bit of a panic when we saw a sign after the 10th car saying the lot was full but apparently they don’t take the sign down from the day before so we got in no problem. Kids did really well – there is only one steep part if you do the upper lot and it is more a matter of endurance for the 20km hike (which shouldn’t be underestimated for those not used to hiking). Took us much longer to get down since the kids were having fun clambering over rocks everywhere. We lucked out with great weather. Getting there early means less of a line for photos too. The scariest part of it for me was watching people jump near the edge! Pulpit Rock was actually harder on my legs given the up up up then down down down but definitely worth it. Beautiful country.

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      Thanks for the tip about the upper parking lot. And I am glad you had good luck with the weather…that makes the experience so much more pleasant. Congrats to your kiddos and happy hiking! Cheers, Julie

  3. Hi! I am traveling to Trolltunga next month and had a question. In your opinion is traveling to and from Bergen to do the hike in one day feasible? We are two 40 year old males in v. good shape. Is it too long of a day to attempt? Thanks!!

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      My honest opinion is that it is doable but it is also a VERY long day. The drive is roughly 3 hours one way (for a total of 6 hours in the car). You need to allow 12 hours for the hike. If you want to do this as a day trip from Bergen, I’d leave at 4 or 5 am in order to give you enough time to complete the hike. Or, drive out the evening before, stay in one of the hotels local to Trolltunga, and return to Bergen the evening after the hike. We stayed in Eidfjord, one hour away, and were wiped out after this hike. I couldn’t imagine driving all of the way back to Bergen. Cheers, Julie

  4. Hi! My husband and I are wondering how big your family packs were as well as how much water you brought.

    Thanks!

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      We carried about a liter of water per person. I carried a very small backpack, just to hold my camera and one or two bottles of water. Tim carried a “typical sized” day pack with more water and snacks. Tyler and Kara were too young to put to work (although that has changed since then! 🙂 ). I heard that you can refill your water bottles at streams along the way but we never tested that out…if you want to do this, maybe bring some iodine tablets as well. But temps were in the high 40’s, low 50’s (fahrenheit) so even though it was a long hike we did not sweat very much. Cheers, Julie

  5. I was looking for a great and concise article with few or no negative comments and I was so glad I found your website. I enjoy reading your hiking adventures. After reading your family hike to both Kjeragbolten and Trolltunga, I am more than convince to do the hike. My problem is altitude sickness, is this going to be a problem? Which hike should I do first? Should I also include hiking Pulpit Rock?
    My son and I will be in Stavanger from June 16-22, will that give us enough time to climb all three?
    Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you.
    Yolanda

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      Hello Yolanda. Altitude sickness will not be a concern with the Trolltunga hike (or Kjeragbolten and Pulpit Rock). As far as the order, it really depends on your itinerary through Norway. Here is our 10 day Norway itinerary that pieces these 3 hikes together along with visits to Bergen and Stavanger. The order we did the hikes were Pulpit Rock, Kjerag, and Trolltunga, and this concidentally puts the hikes in order of easiest to hardest. Cheers, Julie

  6. Thanks for all the great info! My husband and I are planning a trip to Norway this July. We will have our daughter with us who will be 11 months old at the time. She’s a great traveler and has already been to three countries. We are good hikers and were actually planning to do this trip including this hike but found out were were pregnant and postponed. I’m wondering if you think this would be possible to hike with an 11 month old in a carrier?

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      It would be possible as long as you are physically fit. It’s a long hike with a fair amount of elevation gain so just make sure you are prepared. Will she be able to handle 10 to 12 hours in a carrier? Also, check the weather. It can be surprisingly chilly so make sure you bring warm clothing for your daughter. Have fun!! Cheers, Julie

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      It is a bummer about the funicular. That was one of the best parts of the hike. Yeah, Tyler and Kara are really amazing…and now Tim and I struggle to keep up with them. 🙂 Cheers, Julie

  7. Hello Julie! We loved your Trolltunga blog and the pictures. We also hiked to Trolltunga in August. A few days before the new parking lot at the top of the mountain was opened. That made the beginning and the end of the hike much easier. The funicular is not available anymore, so that you have to take the new road or the longer way through the forest.
    For more information please take a look at our blog: http://roadtripsta.com/en/hiking-trolltunga-get-park/

    Greeting from Sabrina and Andreas from Germany

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  8. Just thought I would post about the new parking lot they opened at Trolltunga recently. We were able to skip the first few kilometers of switchbacks making the hike much shorter and cutting out the strenuous first portion of the hike. We were able to do the whole thing in about 6.5 hours including time spend at the tongue. If you are not in as great of shape, or if you want to shorten the length of your hike, this is a great option! The lot costs 500 Kr for the day so it is a bit expensive but we found it well worth it to save our feet the extra distance and incline. However, there are only 30 spots at the top lot so if you want to use it definitely get there early. We went in early September, arrived around 6:30 a.m. and the lot was already half full! It’s a great hike with beautiful views – highly recommended.

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      Thanks for the information! This is a great option for those who want to see Trolltunga but do not want or would have a difficult time with the first climb. Cheers, Julie

  9. Your website and experiences are amazing! We are taking our new baby on her first international trip in October. We are both very fit and hike/climb frequently… but its hard to know what would be “safe” for having a baby in a carrier. Do you have any recommendations around the hikes you did as to which ones might be potential options?

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      Hello Kristen. This sounds very exciting. If you have lots of experience hiking and are very fit, you should be able to do any of the hikes we did with a baby carrier. The hike I’d be most concerned about is Romsdalseggen, since it was the most strenuous of the four we did in Norway. There is a little rock scrambling involved with Kjeragbolten, so you have to make sure you are comfortable doing that while wearing a baby carrier. Before you go, make sure you do some test hikes, so you know what you can handle and what your daughter can handle. The Trolltunga hike is a long day, so you need to make sure she is OK being in a baby carrier for so long. Let us know if you have any more questions. Cheers, Julie

  10. Hi. I’m planning a trip to Norway and I’m wondering what you would pick if you had to chose between Trolltunga or Kjeragbolten? I’m not that fit, so I’m really doubting if I can handle the walk to Trolltunga…

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      We liked Kjeragbolten slightly more than Trolltunga. Kjeragbolten is a fun hike, with chain-assisted climbs and awesome views of the fjords. Plus, it’s a little shorter and more manageable for most people. Have fun! – Julie

  11. Hi! I just did the kjerag hike today and thinking of doing trolltunga in two days… Is the climb the same… meaning a series of chains and rock navigation… or is it purely stone steps?

    Thanks!!

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      The two hikes are different. For Trolltunga, it’s a steep climb at the very beginning of the hike on stairs and a steep trail. Then, it levels out, for the most part, with smaller ups and downs until you get to Trolltunga. The hike to Trolltunga does not have steep climbs on the granite (with chains) like Kjerag has. Trolltunga is longer and a little more difficult, but it’s worth it! Have fun! – Julie

  12. Hi,
    Nice post! Were you all charged any entrance fees? What would you suggest as a minimum budget per day to get around Norway.

    Any advice/ideas on that would be great.
    Thank you.

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      The only fee we paid to do this hike was the parking fee, which Visit Norway currently has listed as NOK300. To get around Norway, the most convenient transportation is renting your own car, especially if you are going to out of the way places like Trolltunga. Contact several rental car companies to get updated prices (we were here several years ago so our pricing may not be accurate). The cheapest way to get around Norway is using public transportation, such as buses, and if you are planning on doing this, visit the Visit Norway website for more information. If you enjoy hiking, we highly recommend hiking Trolltunga and/or Kjeragbolten…they are spectacular!! The best time to go to Norway, especially if you have plans to go hiking, is between June and August, but be prepared for lots of people on the trails. It’s a short hiking season in Norway unless you plan to hike with a guide. The fjords are beautiful, also, especially Geirangerfjord. If you want an idea for a 10 day itinerary, click here. Happy planning, and let us know if you have more questions. Cheers, Julie

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  13. hi, i would like to ask about your hiking both Preikestolen and Trolltunga, Did you take any guided tours up there, or it is possible to hike without guided tours, in case we got lost or something as there would be no phone coverage up there. and another thing, along the trail up to the peak, how do we know we are on the right tract, are there any sign along the trail? im planning to go there this summer . thanks!

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      Hello Zack. We did not have a guide for Preikestolen or Trolltunga. Hiking Preikestolen without a guide is very easy. The hike is well-marked and it’s almost impossible to lose the trail. You can only hike Trolltunga without a guide between June 15 and September 15. Again, the train is well-marked and easy to follow. Just follow the red “T’s” spray painted along the trail and you should not have a problem. Give yourself plenty of time for Trolltunga, budgeting for a 10 – 12 hour hike, although it might not take that long. Cheers, Julie

  14. Hi, I’ll be visiting early september 🙂 Is it possible to camp at the top of Trolltunga? I know wild camping is allowed aslong as we leave no trace etc which we would do without saying but do many stay up there?

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      Hello Rachel. It is possible to camp near Trolltunga. We saw one tent set up along the trail. You can always double check with the Visit Norway website…they have a lot of very up-to-date information about the hikes. – Julie

  15. Hi ! Thanks for that amazing post on the trail which just seems to be a wonderful experience. I am intending to hike it on the 15th of June this year, but I have some trouble finding a map for the trip. Did your family hike the trail with one ? Would you described the trail as well marked and easy to follow for beginners ? And lastly do you know if maps are available in Odda to buy ?

    Thank you so much in advance for your help and keep enjoying our wonderful world wonders 🙂 !

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      Hello Eloise. The trail is very well marked. You will not need a map. There will probably be enough people on the trail that you can just follow everyone else. It wasn’t crowded when we went but there was just enough people to know that we were walking in the right direction. There is a large map posted at the start of the hike. You can take a photo of it with your phone and refer to it if necessary. Have a good time. This hike is a beauty!! Cheers, Julie

  16. Hi Julie,
    Amazing images, truly amazing. My friend and I will be coming to Trolltunga in June. And I just wanted to ask you when you hiked up? I know the weather can be unpredictable, but I am just hoping June 15th will be a good time to do the hike. What do you think?

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      Hello. We did the hike early to mid August. We had great weather…comfortable temperatures and we got lucky that it did not rain. By August, there was no more snow on the ground. I have heard reports that snow can linger on the trails as late as mid July. I know that the Visit Norway site recommends hiking to Trolltunga between June and August so I assume you will be fine. Just make sure you have waterproof hiking boots just in case you do come across some snow on the trails. Rain is unpredictable but I think that August tends to be wetter than June. You will have to keep your fingers crossed about the rain! Have fun and I think you should have a good time in June. – Julie

  17. This is incredible! I’m inspired that you do this with your children – what unbelievable experiences for them and memories as a family. Also, thank you for the detail you put into your posts…. My sister and I recently started researching a trip to Norway this summer and it has been a little daunting to sort through the information. Reading your posts make it sound totally doable 🙂 It’s now become a must do trip! I only stumbled on your blog this morning but I have a feeling I’ll be delving into it for the rest of the day!!

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      Hello Jennifer,

      Glad you found us. We know what that’s like to do some trip planning and research and never finding enough information. Now that our around the world journey is over, I am going back and writing “how-to” sections to help people, now that we have learned so much. Let us know if you have any questions. And check out our Norway Travel Guide.

      Cheers, Julie

  18. Good for you, guys!
    It’s amazing that your kids can accompany you in such a hard treks! The day when I hiked Trolltunga I remembered as the hardest (physically) day of my life :))
    Quite sad to hear this hike becomes so popular that one need to wait in a queue to make a photo. In 2012 when I was there it tooks only 5 or 10 minutes of waiting and it was August too.
    Sorry, and one thing to correct you – a water which you can see down the mountains near Trolltunga actually is a lake, not fjord, as you mention in the post)

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      Hello,

      Thanks, I just recently realized that about the lake but have yet to update the post. 🙂 I am glad we were there in 2013, it seems like Trolltunga is becoming even more popular. Now I see photos of it all over the internet!

  19. Hi,
    Great blog–what fun adventures! My husband and I are looking to hike Trolltunda (and a few others that you have blogged about) in mid-April. Based on the date of this blog post, it looks like you hiked it at a similar time of year–is that a safe assumption? It’s hard to figure out what the conditions will be like in April. And it’s great to hear that camping is allowed along the trail; I think we will plan to do that.

    Thanks for any insight about the weather/hiking conditions!

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      Hello Mackenzie,

      We did the hike in August, I wrote this post the following year once we got the website up and running. The best times to go hiking in Norway are between June and August. May and September can be OK also but this is when there begins to be a better chance for snow. It is possible to hike in April but not recommended. The trail and Trolltunga are snow covered this time of year. If you can wait until May or even June conditions would be much better.

      Cheers! Julie

  20. Hi, Thanks for this report! It looks amazing and I plan to visit in July next year (2016) I’ve heard of people camping up Trolltunga and we will have equipment with us, Did you see anyone camping up there?

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      Yes, we saw people camping about 6 km away from Trolltunga, just off the hiking path. There are plenty of flat areas to pitch a tent and it looked like an awesome place to spend the night.

      Cheers! Julie

  21. Great pictures and information. I found that there wasn’t a heap of detail about the trek online to use for planning but when you get there it’s all pretty easy and obvious. I did the walk a couple of months ago and absolutely loved it!

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  22. Thank you for posting very nice description of your hiking in Norway.In two weeks I am off to Norway with my husband.Next year we will take kids with us .Beata

  23. Hi… Very good experience. In Trolltunga… people wait for the photo neatly?
    Photographs are taken with your own camera by other tourists or professional people?
    Thanks

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      Hello,

      While we were there, people waited in line for their photo and it was all very orderly. It took about 45 minutes of waiting for it to be our turn. Make sure you have some warm clothes, we froze while waiting for our turn. The photos you see were taken with our camera. First, I went out on the rock with my daughter while Tim took our pictures, and then I photographed Tim and Tyler. This meant that we had to wait in line twice but there is no other way to do it with your own camera. If you are hiking solo it is going to be very hard to get this photo. The viewpoint for the photo is not very close to where you wait in line. If you are hiking solo, make friends with a group along the way and maybe someone in the group can take your photo. Hope this helps!

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      Yes, it was a great experience for our family. Norway still remains one of our favorite places in the world. The scenery is stunning and the hiking is world class. What a beautiful place!

  24. Hi Earthtrekkers

    Great blog and pictures. You managed Trolltunga 3 hours quicker than I could manage, but hey it was never about how long i took but how much joy I got out of the trek.

    I was terrified going both up and down the funicular tracks. They have now closed the funicular tracks . I was fortunate to be the last person to go up that way as they were boarding it up as I was going up.

    Seeing your pictures brings a wry smile as like you I was there to experience that amazing view from Trolltunga. I am sure you all had a wonderful time and can say i did too.

    I also did Kjeragbolten and Pulpit Rock. My favourite of the three was the Kjerag trek. Absolutely awesome ! Only regret is I did not have the bottle for the shot on the rock. I go again in September 2014, so may be then I will have the courage.

    Thanks for sharing your post . I have yet to get round to writing my report, but will soon , ,as many friends want to hear of my travels.

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      Hello Vinod,

      They closed the funicular tracks??!! Wow, that’s kind of sad, but I can see why. People are always amazed that we stood on Trolltunga, but it was climbing and descending those tracks that was so dangerous. We still talk about it today. What a great experience you had and we had to be able to do something like that. We really miss hiking in Norway. I can’t wait to go back again.

      Thanks for reading!!

      1. Hi Julie

        I am so amazed you have been so bold to make such a radicle change to your life , to take 12 months out and travel the world with your children.

        They may not realise it now , but , you have given them a gift very very very few parents could even contemplate, let alone put into action.

        I shall follow your travels with great interest and sincerely wish you well with the remainder of your time out on the road.

        If it is not already obvious I am so envious.

        Bon Voyage for the rest of your journey.

        Vinod

  25. I saw the story on your family in the Baltimore Sun today and decided I had to follow your adventures. I have to tell you, just the pictures from these hikes in Norway were enough to make me dizzy. You are really creating a priceless experience for your family. I’m looking forward to a vicarious adventure with the four of you.

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