Guided hike to Snøhetta - public tour

  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Snøhetta
    Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Snøheim
    Sigbjørn Frengen, Oppdal Safari
  • Snøhetta
  • Snøheim

Sign up for a hike to the highest mountain of Dovrefjell national park!

Snøhetta is one of Norway's most famous mountains and given it's history many Norwegians

think it should have been chosen as Norway's national mountain. The hike goes from

Snøheim up to the big peak (2286 meters above sea level), and if weather permits we will

also hike to to the middle peak. Our guides are experienced hikers and offer good company,

local history of Snøhetta, life on Dovrefjell, geology, botany and information about wildlife

including muskox and reindeer. Coffee and a snack will be served. The trip is estimated to

last about 6-8 hours for people of moderate fitness. There is a lot of rocks on the hike so we

recommend good hiking boots with a stiff sole. The elevation is 800 meters and the total

distance is about 12 km. The maximum number of participants on the hike is 12.



 



Prices:

- Adult: kr 890,-

- Child, 10-15 yrs kr 690,-

- Lower age limit is 10 yrs

Activities

Clothing/gear
Hat, mittens, scarf, shell jacket, windproof pants, warm sweater / thin down jacket, good hiking boots, somethink to sit on, a packed lunch and something to drink as well as rain clothing. Remember that in the mountains the weather may change quickly. Our recommendation is that it is better bring too much clothes than too little.

Meeting point
Outside the entrance of Snøheim Turisthytte. The hike starts at 9.15 am. The tourguide is leaving Oppdal Tourist Office at 07.30 am. If you need a ride from Oppdal to Hjerkinn there is an additional charge of NOK 70 per person each way. Please contact us in advance to make sure we have available transportation spots. Bus ticket for the transportation from Hjerkinn to Snøheim is additional and payable on the spot directly to the bus company.

Suitable for
Outdoors people, moderate fitness required. Some of the hike is a little rocky, Expect some easy climbing.

Season
Every Saturday from July 13th up to and including August 10th 2019.

Duration
6-8 hours

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