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This hike is 4,5 kilometers – but don´t let the length fool you.

Hiking Difficult

4.3 km
756 m
181 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
311 m
High Point
975 m
Haddelandsveien Map

This hike is 4,5 kilometers – but don´t let the length fool you. It’s a steep hike and takes approximately 2 hours. Haddelandsveien goes from Rjukan Center at the upper west end in Skriugata and Gvepseborg. From Gvepseborg you can take the Krossobanen or walk Ryes way down to Krosso. Otherwise, you can continue on to Hardangervidda towards Helberghytta and Kalhovd. The lower part of Haddelandsveien is a steep path up the hill from the center of Rjukan, with fantastic views of Rjukan and Gaustatoppen.


Get here: By bus the closest stop is Rjukan Senter and Rjukan Politstaston. By car there is street parking in the center of Rjukan. Krossobanen has a large car park at Krosso (lower station at Krossobanen).



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between May and September


  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Historical
  • Dog friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation