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The Troll Trail

9 days
8 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

$ 1,500.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,725.00 (single occupancy )

Dates:

Feb 25, 2017 - Mar 05, 2017 
Mar 09, 2017 - Mar 17, 2017 
Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017 
Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 
Mar 25, 2017 - Apr 02, 2017 
Apr 02, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017 
Apr 08, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017 

Included:

Accomodation / Board Basis: 6 x 3⁄4-board (Breakfast, 3-course dinner, lunch-pack & thermos refills ). 1 night in DNT Hut incl. ingredients for 3⁄4 - board, 1 x breakfast in Lillehammer
Luggage transport between the hotels. NB: 1 bag / suitcase pr. person
Transfers incl.: Arrival day: Direct bus at 14.00 hrs from Oslo Airport to Høvringen 18.30.
Return: Train from Lillehammer to Oslo Airport day 8. Extra to Oslo Centre Station NOK 100 per person each way.
Map and tour description

Ski equipment: Not included, can be hired.

Optional Services:

Ski rental:

$90 (skis, shoes, poles) incl. return transport.

$77 (skis and poles, no shoes) incl. return transport.

Itinerary:

The Trolls Trail starts in the north at Hovringen and heads south through the Rondane mountains to the Olympic town of Lillehammer. This 180 km journey take you through a beautiful landscape of frozen lakes, plateaux, and forests which gives the perfect environment for a multi-day adventure on cross country skis. The trail is marked from approx 1 February until after Easter. On some parts the trail is prepared daily, on others only after heavy snowfall/heavy winds. The trail passes through terrain, there are no steep hills, the challenge is to keep on skiing in 7 days! Has to be a experienced skier!

Day 1  : Arrival Høvringen

Direct bus from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Høvringen, dep. at 14:00 hr., arrival Høvringen 18.30.
Dinner and accommodation at Rondane Haukliseter Mountain Hotel - 2 nights.

Day 2  : Høvringen

Skiing in the area of Høvringen. Today you have the possibility to explore the skipossiblities of Høvringen
Dinner and accommodation at Rondane Haukliseter Mountain Hotel.

Day 3  : Høvringen - Kvamsfjellet (17 mi)

Easy day trip in high mountain terrain. Part of the trail is prepared, except for the trail in the Rondane National Park.
Dinner and accommodation at Rondablikk Mountain Hotel

Day 4  : Kvamsfjellet - Venabygdsfjellet (21 mi)

Parts of the trail pass through high mountain terrain. A slightly upward climb the first part from Kvamsfjellet. Only parts of the trail is prepared. 
Dinner and accommodationat Venabu Mountainhotel.

Day 5  : Venabygdsfjellet to Øksendalen (16 mi)

Easy trail in open high mountain terrain. Parts of the trail is prepared. 
Dinner and accomodation (in huts / apartments) at Friisvegen Tourist center.

Day 6  : Øksendalen - Vetåbu (13 mi)

Easy day trip through open birch forest. The trail is partly prepared. 
Accommodation at Vetåbu, LOT/ DNT-cabin (self-service cabin).

Day 7  : Vetåbu - Pellestova (22 mi)

Varied trail in partly open woodland. 
Dinner and accommodation at Pellestova Hotel Hafjell

Day 8  : Pellestova - Nordseter - Lillehammer (16 - 19 mi)

Easy trail in flat and open terrain. Prepared tracks to Lillehammer. (via Sjusjøen + 5 km.)  
Accommodation at Lillehammer Hostel and Hotel

Day 9  : Departure Lillehammer

Breakfast. Train to Oslo Airport Gardermoen (depart every hour)

Notes:

Skis for mountain skiing – with half steel edge, Must be a experienced skier for this tour.