Trolltunga - The troll's tongue
Trolltunga - The troll's tongue - is a piece of rock "hanging" horizontally out of the mountain about 700 meters above the Ringedalsvatnet near Tyssedal.
The trail from Skjeggedal to Trolltunga is long and hard. The ascent is close to 1,000m (3.000ft). The starting point is in Skjeggedal, 7 km from Tyssedal in Odda municipality. For the hike it is important to bring good hiking boots, food and water. Trolltunga is situated in the high mountains and you must bring good mountain clothing. There is no mobile phone coverage in the area. This hike suits only for persons in good physical shape.
Season for guided hikes: July - August
Start: 10:00 am. Estimated time: 10-12 hours
Booking: www.opplevodda.com, please contact us at latest the day before for booking.
If you travel by car, the new Trolltunga road from Skjeggedal to Mågelitopp may save you a 400 meters ascent/descent, and reduce the duration of the hike about an hour.