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Gaustatoppen, which many claim to be the most beautiful mountain in Norway, towers majestically above the town of Rjukan at an altitude of 1,883 metres. Around 30,000 people make the trip up to the summit every year to enjoy the fantastic views from...more
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We drove all the way to train/trail. Very cold, windy, rainy, and completely fogged in on top. Train was $50 USD per person to take up to top so decided against it. Too wet and cold to hike without being properly prepared. Will try again...More
I am not a trained hiker, but that was really okay and no problem. It is roughly from 1.300 m to 1.800. For very untrained persons it is difficult, I guess. If you like it harder, with more horizontal climbing and jumping from sttone to...More
What a great way to spend the day. There is plenty of parking at the bottom of the hill. You walk up - everyone can make it if they take their time. The views from the top are fantastic and there are signs there telling...More
We drive from Oslo to Tuddal and parked The car on The big parking. Please note that during The high season you need to arrive early. We came at 10am on a saturday, and got one of The last parking spaces.
The walk from there...More
We spend 4 days at the Hogstul hytterne (Tuddal) and decided to do a full day hike to Gaustatoppen. We decided to do the expert trail starting from Selstali - I was an amazing hike with extreme scenery. It took app 3 h and 45...More
The peak of the mountain is an amazing place to view large swathes of southern Norway. However this is possible only on a clear summer day and we weren't lucky to have such weather on our visit except in patches when the sun shone through....More
We drove to the Stavro parking place and started our walk from there. Parking is free.
It was a nice day, no wind, a bit of sun. Clear skies and amazing view!
All ages can participate, it's a safe walk but rocky keep in mind.
Response from Jan Birger O | Reviewed this property |
Fjellbussen "The mountain bus" is in the summer vacation, from June 24th until August 20th.
Price: 50 NOK pr. adult o/15 year.
Check visitrjukan-com/ tema / fjellbussen-til-og-fra-destinasjon-gaustatoppen
The average temperature for Gaustablikk in October is around 2-3 degrees Celsius. So it can be a bit cold, so I would recommend you to wear a good jacket and pants. Bring with you some extra clothes to put on at... More
The average temperature for Gaustablikk in October is around 2-3 degrees Celsius. So it can be a bit cold, so I would recommend you to wear a good jacket and pants. Bring with you some extra clothes to put on at the top. Remember to check the weather forecast before you go up.