1600 meters climb. 3 km from Rjukan to Selstali.

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hrs

667

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35

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

Hike up to Gaustatoppen is on many Norwegians bucket lists.

This is the hard-going and steep way to the top, from Rjukan via Selstali Seter, up the north side of Gaustatoppen.

With a climb of 1600 metres, the north side of Gaustatoppen is a full-day adventure if you start from Rjukan railway station.

You can also drive the 18 kilometres to Selstali and start from there.