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This summit trip from Geilo to Prestholtskarvet is a true, national park classic. begin the trip by car from Geilo to Prestholtseter, where locally produced mountain farm fare may be enjoyed. Follow the unique stone steps, constructed according to...more
The views and the utter silence are stunning. One of my favorite places in the world. During the winter there are many prepared cross country tracks. The climb up the mountain is a serious undertaking during the winter! During the summer the sights, colours and...More
Prepare!! It is a 6,6 km hike with 2000 stone steps (built by sherpa's) to climb to 1705m height. With rests you will need 3 to 4 hours. There is a small café at the start/end. The road to this path is a 8km drive...More
We hiked the trail above the cafe at Presholtseter (number one tip - have one or two of their waffles before setting off). There are 2000+ steps up the mountain laid by Nepali sherpas to make it easier but the trail is still very steep...More
Passing Prestholt it is all uphill from there. The long staircase is a help during summer but in winter the trip is even more spectacular. Steep as a ski slope, some might need to rest or turn back. On top of Skarvet the ski wax...More
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