WESTERN NORWAY

Lysefjorden circuit – 7 days – 100 km

One of the most spectacular fjords in the world and home to world icons such as the Pulpit rock, Kjerag bolt and the longest wooden stairs in the world – the 4444 steps at Flørli. Click here for more info – Contact Stavanger Trekking Association for further details – tursenter@stf.no

 

Ryfylke trail – 12 days – 238 km

The Ryfylke trail is a unique hike where you can choose to go from hut to hut, from mountain top to fjord. It can be walked as short weekend stages or weeklong trips, divided into seasons or years, it is up to you! Click here for more info – Contact Stavanger Trekking Association for further details – tursenter@stf.no

 

Photo: Inger Åmodt

The Etne gold route – 6 days – 79 km

Experience the magnificent and varied area that changes between beautiful and exciting high altitude mountain terrain with trails winding through birch hills. The trip from Seljestad to Olalia is a 6 day hike and overnight stays en route in the beautiful cottages in the Etne- and Sauda mountains. Click here for more info – Contact Haugesund Trekking Association for further details – haugesund@dnt.no

Tafjord mountains – 7 days – 71 km

Between two of Norways largest tourist attractions, Trollstigen and world heritage fjord Geirangerfjorden, is a mountain area with multiple trails in fantastic nature and landscape known from both east and western Norway. However, you will not meet many tourist on these trails, more hikers of that. The trip also goes through the national park Reinheimen. Click here for more info – Contact Ålesund-Sunnmøre Trekking Association for further details – info.aast@dnt.no

The Romsdal trail – 5 days – 50 km

The Romsdal trail starts at the Romsdalsfjord in the west going through lush valleys and some of the most majestic summits in Norway. Day hikes of 3-6 hours makes this trail available for almost all, but there are some more difficult areas to be aware of – Click here for more info. Contact Møre and Romsdal Trekking Association for further details – mrt@dnt.no

MIDDLE NORWAY

Nordmøre Fjord trail – 7 days – 150 km

This one week expedition starts directly outside the airport of Kristiansund and takes you around amazingly varied Vinje fjord to Halsna in  Nordmøre. On this trek you will experience mountains and fjords, forests and lakes, one of a kind cabins and summit ascents during short day hikes. Click here for more info. Contact Kristiansund and Nordmøre Trekking association for further details – turist@knt.no

Across Norway – 7 days – 120 km

The “Across Norway” is a unique expedition along the official route across Norway at 63º nord. You can choose to sleep at full and self service cabins and do not have to carry tent, sleeping bag or food. Click here for more info. Contact Trondhjems Trekking Association for further info – post@tt.no

The Troll route – “Trollheimen” – 7 days – 151 km

A magical trek through the beautiful valleys of Innerdalen, Gjevilvassdalen, Storlidalen, Jøldalen and Folldalen – all amongst some of Norways most famous mountain farm valleys. You can rest, eat and sleep at the fairy tale cabins and farms. Click here for more info. Contact Trondhjems Trekking Association for further info – post@tt.no

Along the border – 7 days – 135 km

The seven day long hike is amongst Norways most wonderful trails that is a bucket list experience. Totaling 135 km, it goes thorugh 6 trekking association cabins. A unique trek through the wilderness of Trøndelag county, along the border of Sweden. Click here for more info. Contact North Trøndelag Trekking Association for further info – ntt@dnt.no

JOTUNHEIMEN haute route – 5 days – 8 glaciers

The JHR is a 5 day summit trail through Norways highest mountains. The trail travereses eight glaciers and seven 2000m peaks, including Glittertind and Galdhøpiggen. Each leg is 15 km. Click here for more info. Contact Oslo Trekking Association for further info – turinfo@dntoslo.no

MassIV – 17 days – 350 km

This 350 km long expedition along the “roof” of Norway leads you through five of Norways most famous and iconic mountain passes Breheimen, Jotunheimen, Skarvheimen, Hardangervidda. Massive memories for life! Read this article on someone who already did this trail. Click here for more info. Contact Oslo Trekking Association for further info – turinfo@dntoslo.no

Saga – 13 days – 220 km

SAGA is The Norwegian Trekking Associations new long distance route from Lillehammer to Snøhetta. 220 km goes over Ringebufjellet, through Rondane and Dovrefjell on marked trails, with stays on both self- and full service cabins. Read this article on someone who already did this trail. Click here for more info. Contact Oslo Trekking Association for further info – turinfo@dntoslo.no