Rampestreken Viewpoint Hiking Trail
Climb to a spectacular viewpoint over Åndalsnes and Romsdalen
- Destination: Romsdal
- Season: April–November
- Difficulty: Demanding
- Distance: 2.6 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
- Elevation Gain: 520 meters
- Duration: 2–2.5 hours
About Rampestreken Viewpoint
Rampestreken viewpoint provides a fantastic view over the valley and Åndalsnes. The locals love this hike, and they often do this for exercising to be rewarded with a magnificent, breathtaking view. It’s classified as a moderate hike, however the last part is quite steep – but manageable.
By car: From the roundabout in Åndalsnes, follow signs to the city center. After 200 meters there is a large parking lot on the right. Alternative parking is at Rauma Kulturhus or in the city center, both of which are 5 mins walk to the trail head.
By bus / train: From the railway station in Åndalsnes, follow Jernbanegata, cross the bridge and follow Romsdalsveien past Sødahlhuset to the trail head. About 5 minute walk from the railway station.
From the start point in Åndalsnes town center the trail ascends steeply until reaching the viewpoint, Rampestreken, 580 meters above sea level. The trail steepens into stone steps, where the path is made durable thanks to the wonderful work of Sherpas who came to make the trail.
Bring plenty of water. Use footwear suitable for a rough hike. Kids can also do this hike. Estimated time without any rush is about 1,5 hour to reach the viewpoint. Return time is 1 hour.
Where to stay
There are several good hotels and lodges in Åndalsnes and in close proximity.
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