My friend Anil started a guiding company last year. He’s incredibly kind, personable, and helpful. Send him a message!
They are great; I’ve used them for an additional climb since then. HMCC adventure travel insurance should cover climbs over 6,000m.
It’s just hiking. All you really need to do is arrange transportation. Wild camping is free.
Definitely think that traveling light is the way to go!
If anything, it’s probably easier to find the type of scooters that you mention, as they are very popular with the locals. It’s a great trip. Enjoy!
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Google Translate and sign language (charades) will be your best friends. You shouldn’t have any issues finding vegetarian options.
You’d be just fine!
We headed straight up from Odda; ended up camping in the bushes on the side of the road!
Wow! Such a drastic difference. Thanks for sharing!
Either a lightweight bivy or the bug insert w/bathtub floor works great for protecting from the ground and from bugs. You can sort of see the fjord from the area near the ledge. There are also hundreds of alpine lakes, tarns, and streams around the loop, so no need to carry much water at all. A LifeStraw Go would be…
The trail/terrain wasn’t too difficult to follow, though some of it felt like cross country hiking; there were painted cairns for a lot of the way. We didn’t have an accurate map, just a rough sketch some Scottish guys gave me at the hostel. Still, it was pretty easy to get around. Just keep the fjord to your right!
Awesome, thanks for sharing! I climbed Loboche East back in October and really enjoyed that one too!
I was instructed that the foot’s overall warmth should come from the boot’s insulation; not the sock worn. With that in mind, I size mine to wear pretty thin socks.
Social media is a great place to start. Let’s see those photos!
Nothing quite like getting in there real deep!
Awesome! Glad to hear it. Thanks for sharing, Adam.