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Norway: Eggenipa - ridge hike (with video)

Norway: Eggenipa - ridge hike (with video)


Postby Karl Brobakk » Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:49 pm

Date walked: 07/07/2019

Time taken: 8

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 800m

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Why this hike should be on your list?

Eggenipa looks very dramatic from below, and there is a reason for that. The ridge is amazing. You start of on a private road that lets you gain elevation easily. Then you hike the ridge all the way to the top. There are many chain sections, but I never found any of them to be difficult. When you get to the top you can continue and do a loop back to the car. The views are great, and the trail good. This is one of the most enjoyable hikes I have done in Norway. This hike is close to Byrkjelo, which is close to the famous little town Loen. In Loen you can do a via ferrata or hike Skåla, or you can drive down to hike Kattanakken in Briksdalen, which is another report I have here.

Feel free to check out my video from Eggenipa:

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