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Dangerous but rewarding hike

We are a couple from India, have done few moderate hikes before. I had read many reviews about this... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
New Delhi, India
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Incredible Hike

Hiked this with some friends. There is a lot of climbing, some exposed to great heights. There... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Undoubtley, one of the world's most beautiful hikes! Enjoy hours with breathtaking scenery in a fantastic alpine environment, with balcony view to many of the most famous mountain peaks in Norway. Magnificent 365 degrees view from top of the ridge...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Venjesdalen, Andalsnes, Norway
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We are a couple from India, have done few moderate hikes before. I had read many reviews about this hike and was excited to do, my first ridge hike. The first difficulty was to convince my husband to do it, as he is usually the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank dr_kajli
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Hiked this with some friends. There is a lot of climbing, some exposed to great heights. There are chains in a few sections to help protect a fall and give you something to hang on to. The views are spectacular. Even though the distance is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RodneyB399
Reviewed 2 August 2018

It says something that there's a special printed brochure promoting this hike. It is also telling that there's a special coach service taking you to the start of the trail. But of course, you will have to do the hiking yourself. Plan for a long...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank guidebook_dot_se
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Of all mountain hikes I have done, this is undoubtly the most spectacular! If you are afraid of heights (like me) there are definitely some challenging parts here, but go for it! You will not regret and be very proud to have overcome the challenges......More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank janojak
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This hike is absolutely amazing. It is physically demanding, technically challenging and has world class views. You start the hike by taking the bus which charges $18 for the 20 minute ride. The day we went there were over 100 people waiting for the bus...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank plivsey2017
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It took me and a friend 8 hours of great walk, climbing and photographing The steep parts on the ridge were hard for me as i suffer from fear from hights - but if I made it - anyone can

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank daniela12226
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Firstly, this hike is amazing, so if you are considering whether or not to do if you have the chance, take it. Take the bus nice from just outside the train station in Åndalsnes then begin your hike with some uphill walking. On a hot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank BrandonF1546
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Pictures and words just don’t give this hiking experience justice. I would say hiking the Romsdalseggen is a world class hike. You have the views with narrow valleys on one side and a fjord on the other. Plus you have the mountains which appear as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank B4175
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Since I live in Norway the Romsadalseggen is my nearest trail with some more activities. If it would be such difficult or dangerous the Norwegian govnerment would not allowed everybody to walk this trail. Of course you need some experience ,god footwear ,raindress ,food and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
8  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The best hike we had in Norway! Very demanding at times and not for the faint of heart in a few places but worth it! We caught a perfectly cloudless sunny sky day and that was awesome . We went up to Blanebba as well....More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank SchellFamily
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16 January 2019|
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Response from dr_kajli | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Good luck for the hike. It's a one way hike. It's better to take a shuttle arranged by the hotel to drop you at the starting point or if someone is willing to drop you and get the car back to Andalsnes. You will return... More
11 September 2018|
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Response from dr_kajli | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We just came back from a 10 day driving trip to Norway. We rented a car from Bergen airport and travelled through the fjords north upto Atlantic highway. Our itinerary was Bergen to norheimsund , to sogndal ,lom... More
17 July 2018|
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Response from daniela12226 | Reviewed this property |
Romsdalseggen is not very easy for first timers. Its a long trail (10.2 KM) with +1000 meter climb and -1200 hard decline in the end. There is also a short but very exposed part that will be hard for anyone with fear of... More