Skogshorn Hiking

  • Photo: Nils Erik Bjørholt

Essential info

  • Season: June–November
  • Difficulty: Demanding
  • Distance: 5.2 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 830 meters
  • Duration: 4.5–5.5 hours

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About Skogshorn

Skogshødn is perhaps the most well known mountain in Hemsedal and the most visited of the Top 20. View of Lykkja and associated lakes. On clear days you can see the Jotunheimen. Directions: Drive to Ulsåk and take the road towards Lykkja. After 13.5 km there is a signpost Skogshødn on the left hand side and parking to the right. Follow the marked path until it bears to the left towards the peak. The last section is on stony terrain.


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