Frudalshesten Skiing

Ski touring in Sogndal

  • Photo: Sogndal Lodge

  • Photo: Sogndal Lodge

Essential info

  • Season: November-April
  • Difficulty: Expert
  • Distance: 10.1 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 meters
  • Duration: 4-6 hours

About Frudalshesten

Frudalshesten is for experienced skiers and found in Sogndalsdalen together with several other well known ski touring peaks.

Make sure you have a good understanding of snow conditions before you consider Frudalshesten as your next journey. 

The mountain offers lots of steep descents, but there are also possibilities to get down for the less experienced skier.

Getting there

If you are planning a ski touring journey in Norway, Sogndal could be a good fit. Sogndal has it's own airport and is well known because of the spectacular landing and take off.

Frudalshesten is easy accessible if you are staying at one of the hotels in Sogndal. To get to the entry point of the adventure you are dependent on car transportation.

Follow RV 5 from Sogndal to Frudalen. Park your car at the parking lot by the entrance of the tunnel. 

Trail description

The ascent starts in Frudalen at Haugen, on the left side of Frudalstunellen. We would recommend the route given in the map, but make sure the snow conditions are safe. You are fully responsible for your own decisions as you make the climb toward the top of Frudalshesten. 

Where to stay

We would recommend reaching out to Sogndal Lodge to have a perfect stay and great guidance to the best ski touring adventures in Sogndal.


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