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Norway’s longest uphill

Skåla is famous for being the longest uphill climb in Norway, more then 1.800 m net climb to the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
FamJensenNorway
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Stavanger, Norway
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Must-do for any keen hiker

Before our visit in Norway we didn't plan to do this hike. I'm really happy we have found Info... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
PixieFixie
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Before our visit in Norway we didn't plan to do this hike. I'm really happy we have found Info about this place. One of the nicest hike we have ever done. Highly recommended. 10 hours hike plus 1 hour spent in modern hut with 6...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Okay, I'm not trying to call people out here, but this climb is severely overrated. Let me tell you the pros and cons because that is what people generally like: Pros: The hike is only 8 km (thank god). The first 4 kilometers are generally...More

3  Thank Dtauber1993
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Skåla is famous for being the longest uphill climb in Norway, more then 1.800 m net climb to the summit at 1.848 m. No technical climbing needed so anyone in ok shape can do it. 4-5 hours up and 3-4 down in normal climbing tempo....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Before our visit in Norway we didn't plan to do this hike. I'm really happy we have found Info about this place. One of the nicest hike we have ever done. Highly recommended. 10 hours hike plus 1 hour spent in modern hut with 6...More

7  Thank PixieFixie
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I walked to to Trolltunga 2 days before but I thought this hike was a bit tougher (though it doesn't have quite the same pay-off!)-first because it is continuously uphill from the start-I think the ascent is 1800m. Second, when I did it in July...More

5  Thank cheemulover
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I never climbed mountains before, this was also my first long hike. I even had no shoes to do this. So we went a day before to the centre and bought some good shoes. When we started, we know it would be a long hike...More

1  Thank 263michelv
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Mount Skålatårnet is an amazing hike from sea level to 1848 meters above sea level in continous uphill. You start off hiking through the forest and ends up hiking through the rock gravel at the top. In the middle of the hike you find the...More

1  Thank 707aina
Reviewed 2 August 2016

First of all, parking cost you 50 NOK, and can be paid (only in cash at site) or through transfer eiter at site or afterwards. Remember to bring food, water and warm clothes /wind jacket (needed on the top). Water can be filled from the...More

4  Thank StianHovda
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Scaling Mount Skåla means climbing from sea level to 1848 meters above sea level in continous uphill, but you will be rewarded with excellent views, feeling great once you've managed the climb and worn out at the bottom. Drive towards Lodalen, and park at designated...More

2  Thank matiasrake
Reviewed 27 August 2015

A fantastic summit, for fit hikers used to ascents like Ben Nevis. Expect a cold windy summit and to cross snowfields early in the season. Physically demanding!

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 12 August 2015

1848 Meters above sea level and you start at sea level. This is a demanding hike that requires good boots and clothes. Expect 4-6 h to the top and 3-4 h down. Keep in mind that weather changes very fast on the Norwegian westcoast. The...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Okay, I'm not trying to call people out here, but this climb is severely overrated. Let me tell you the pros and cons because that is what people generally like: Pros: The hike is only 8 km (thank god). The first 4 kilometers are generally...More

3  Thank Dtauber1993
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You'll find food and drink, logs to light s fire, matches, candles, mattresses and blankets (but bring sheets). What you need to bring is clothes, sheets and food for the trip itself. The food available is typically canned... More
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