Hornindalsrokken Hiking Trail

Climb Hornindalsrokken together with Destinate Norway

  • Photo: Emil Rasmussen

  • Photo: Live Andrea Sulheim

  • Photo: Live Andrea Sulheim

  • Photo: Live Andrea Sulheim

  • Photo: Live Andrea Sulheim

Highlights

Together with an experienced local mountain guide, conquer the famous mountain Hornindalsrokken. Sunnmørsalpene are known for the many great peaks surrounded by deep fjords and Hornindalsrokken is one of the most characteristic mountains in the area rising to 1529 masl. The mountain is known to be one of Norway's most beautiful peaks and should be ticked off on your Norway bucket list.

Essential info

  • Destination Sunnmøre
  • Season May–October
  • Departures Daily at 8:00
  • Duration 6–8 hours
  • Difficulty Demanding
  • Audience Suitable for people of most ages - who are in very good condition, and have previous hiking experience – excluding children younger than 12 years.

Book with Destinate Norway

All ages: NOK 1340

What You’ll Do

We will have a short “go-through” before heading up to Hornindalsrokken, which will cover the level of difficulty and safety. It is a 7.5 km hike to the top, taking you through Sætredalen where you will pass a few old mountain farms and experience stories told by the guide. Sætredalen is a valley with high mountains on both sides providing a spectacular view of Hornindalsrokken.

Enjoy a short stop by the lake Store Luka before climbing the 1,529 m.a.s.l. to the peak of Hornindalsrokken. The hike includes tough ridges and difficult terrain. The hike is steep and you need to have a good head for heights and steep climbs to take part in the 8 hour journey. 

You will be given first-hand knowledge about the Sunnmøre region, and taken to the best viewpoints to capture memorable photos.

After a well-deserved break at the cliff’s edge, your guide will lead you back down to Horndøla Mountain Camping. We recommend this modern yet cozy lodge as a place to stay overnight before and after your hike.

What’s Included

  • Professional guide carrying navigation, safety, first-aid, and outdoor equipment

  • Hot beverages & snack

  • Use of hiking poles

What to Bring

  • Clothes for any kind of weather: water-resistant pants, rain-proof jacket, woolen sweater 

  • Camera is recommended, but on your own risk! Bring a small waterproof bag/purse if needed

  • Packed lunch and water for a full day of hiking

  • It’s possible to rent outdoor-clothing from us (Please make your selection when booking)

  • Proper hiking boots

  • Small backpack

  • NOTE: A detailed packing list will be sent to you after booking. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions

  • Check out the Outtt packing guide for general outdoor activities in Norway. Feel free to bring any extra snacks and refreshments

Meeting Point

We'll meet up at our base in Stryn. Stryn is located north of Jostedalsbreen national park, accessible by car or bus from any of Norway's largest cities. The mountain roads Strynefjellsvegen and Sognefjellsvegen are perfect entry points to Stryn. Check the National Tourist Routes in Norway to ensure the roads are open, especially if there are harsh conditions.

Car

If traveling along E6, head towards Stryn at Otta, then continue along road 15. If you have some spare time, you should check out gamle Strynefjellsvegen for a scenic break from main roads. Nabobil is always an option for getting around in Norway as well, if you have a Scandinavian drivers license. Be sure to add the discount code “outtt” to save NOK 250,- on your rental.

Bus

From Oslo take Nettbuss express NX146 to Stryn. The journey takes about 8 hours, but there are no transfers.

All ages: NOK 1340

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