Hiking

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Mountain hikes

Experience Gausta on foot

 

Explore spectacular mountain hikes to Gaustatoppen with views over a sixth of Norway, discover lesser-known peaks, or enjoy idyllic walks around the lakes.

Guided bike or hiking tour?
Guided bike or hiking tour?

Guided bike or hiking tour?

Join us for an unforgettable experience with our guided mountain and bike tours!

Our experienced guides will take you on carefully selected routes that are suitable for all skill levels, sharing their deep knowledge of the area.

Hikes on Gausta

Hike around Skipsfjell
Easy

Skipsfjell is the name of the mountain located in the middle of Gausta. It has one of the best viewpoints in the area.

Hike to Ørnenipa
easy/moderate

Ørnenipa is a popular mountain in Vatnedalen, located in the northeastern part of Gausta with fantastic view.

Hike to Toreskyrkja from Heddersvatn
Moderate

This moderate hike to Toreskyrkja starts at Lake Heddersvatn next to Stavsro. 

Hike to Toreskyrkja from Vatnedalen
Moderate

This challenging hike takes you from Vatnedalen to Toreskyrkja at 1,371 metres above sea level. 

Svartdalsløypa around Kvitåvatn

Svartdalsløypa around Kvitåvatn

This family-friendly hike starts from Gaustablikk Mountain Resort and continues around the beautiful Kvitåvatn. The entire trail around the lake is well-maintained and easy to navigate on foot or by bike. There are picnic areas with fantastic views of Gaustatoppen.

Short about the trip
Lenght: 6,5 km
Duration: 1 - 2 h
Difficulty: Easy

Hiking to Gaustatoppen

Gaustatoppen from Stavsro
A popular and easy hike

Begin your Gaustatoppen adventure from the Stavsro parking lot and follow the popular route along the southern side.

Gaustatoppen from Svineroi
Short & steep

Experience a fantastic summit hike from Svineroi to Gaustatoppen and be rewarded with a spectacular view from Norway's highest mountain.

Gaustatoppen from Selstali
Beautiful and challenging

Take part in an exciting summit hike from Selstali to Gaustatoppen and experience the beautiful nature up close.

Gaustatoppen from Rjukan
For experienced hikers only

With a climb of 1600 meters, the north side of Gaustatoppen is a full-day adventure if you start from Rjukan.

Hike to Lille and Store Gaustakne

On the ridge south of Gaustatoppen, you will find two beautiful hikes: Lille Gaustakne and Store Gaustakne. Read more here

Hike to Lille and Store Gaustakne

On the ridge south of Gaustatoppen, you will find two beautiful hikes: Lille Gaustakne and Store Gaustakne. Read more here

Hike to Lille and Store Gaustakne

On the ridge south of Gaustatoppen, you will find two beautiful hikes: Lille Gaustakne and Store Gaustakne. Read more here

Child-friendly mountain hikes

Explore child-friendly mountain hikes suitable for the whole family! Experience the beauty of nature and fresh air at Gausta. Read more

Child-friendly mountain hikes

Explore child-friendly mountain hikes suitable for the whole family! Experience the beauty of nature and fresh air at Gausta. Read more

Child-friendly mountain hikes

Explore child-friendly mountain hikes suitable for the whole family! Experience the beauty of nature and fresh air at Gausta. Read more

Hikes near Gausta

Gjuvhovd

A family-friendly hike of 3.4 km that offers a view over Tinnsjøen and Gaustatoppen. 

Solstien

Take Krossobanen up to Solstien and enjoy the view over Hardangervidda and Gaustatoppen. This is a familiy-friendly and easy walk of 4.3 km around.

Solspeilet

A demanding hike of 4.7 km which gives you a great view over Rjukan.

Sabotørstien

A moderately demanding hike of 9.4 km where you can follow the path of the saboteurs from the Second World War.

Preorder your meal box for your hike

Preorder your meal box for your hike

Choose between the breakfast box or the lunch box. Here you get the very best of the best - a real luxury on your trip!

Hiking Package:
Includes: Sandwich (salmon, cured ham, vegetarian), smoothie, energy bar, fruit
Price: 235 kr

Breakfast Package:
Includes: morning sandwich (vegetarian or ham), cinnamon bun, orange juice
Price: 165 kr

Pre-order by 16.00 the day before either by visiting the Bakery or calling tel: +47 489 91 317.

Remember

Remember

Dress appropriately and follow the Norwegian mountain safety code, which is a set of rules and advice that you should always have with you when you go out in the mountains. For example, make sure that you always plan your hike carefully and be prepared for bad weather and the cold, even on short hikes.

Download the Gausta app

Download the Gausta app

Would you like to download the map to your phone? Download the Gausta app from App Store or Google Play! The app also has plenty of other useful information for your visit to Gausta.