Besseggen Hiking Trail

Besseggen Hiking Trail

Morten Helgesen /

Morten Helgesen /

Besseggen Ridge Hiking Trail

Visit one of Norway's most beautiful hiking route across Besseggen Ridge. Jotunheimen National Park is characterised by high mountains, glaciers and deep lakes.

Fresh air, amazing colours and views

Experience the unforgettable views of the high mountains Glittertind at 2,452m (8,043 ft.), And Galdhøpiggen at 2,469 (8,098 ft.), The highest mountain in Northern Europe. Feel the colours, the fresh air and the silence.

Lake Gjende

The tour leads also to one of Norway's most beautiful lakes Gjende. The famous Norwegian author Henrik Ibsen, among other things, emphasised the lake in one of his books its beauty.

The trail along the ridge links the remote mountain lodges of Memurubo and Gjendesheim.

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  • Lattitude: 61.500506
  • Longitude: 8.714046