Nonshøa in Skaret Hiking Trail

Enjoy an easy hike and great views of Trollheimen

  • Photo: Oddveig Torve

  • Photo: Oddveig Torve

  • Photo: Oddveig Torve

Essential info

  • Destination: Oppdal
  • Season: May-September
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 3.5 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 270 meters
  • Duration: 1.5-3 hours

About Nonshøa in Skaret

The trip up Nonshøa is an easy hike in a popular area at the southern edge of Trollheimen. This adventure is perfect if you are looking for a short and sweet hike close to Oppdal. Nonshøa provides lovely views over Trollheimen. The summit sits at 1,213 meters above sea level.

Getting there

The trail starts at the parking lot by Høgste Skaret, located at the northern end of Skarvatnet lake. To get there, follow road 70 west from Oppdal. After about 7 km, just past the Vognildsbua shop, turn right. Follow this road for about 12 km until you reach the parking lot on your left-hand side.

Trail description

The trail starts right by the parking lot. Look for the sign to Nonshøa and follow the marked trail all the way to the top. The climb is fairly gradual and the hike is suitable for children. The trail will almost reach Nonshøtjønna lake before turning south and heading to the summit. 


  • Free parking

Where to stay

Oppdal has a range of accommodation options available, including cabins, hotels, and Airbnbs.


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