Finsehytta is a magnificent starting point for hikes going both southwards Hardangervidda, or further into beautifull Skarvheimen. The cabin is nicely located between Hardangerjøkulen and Hallingskarvet. With the train stopping almost at our door, Finse is the place where you can enjoy cross country skiing almost to the end of May. In summertime you can enjoy trips on Rallarvegen, guided tours on the glacier, and hike from cabin to cabin. Finse is also an excellent base for daytrips in the areas near by.
Winter season 2020 is from 1st of March to 17th of April(See more details about opening dates here). 17-19th of April we have open for reservations only, due to Skarverennet (ski race).
Finse is covered with snow, and a perfect place to enjoy outdoor winter activities, or sit inside the warm cabin, and enjoy waffles and hot chockolate with a spectacular view to the glacier and surrounding mountains. For more information click here
The staffed cabin Finsehytta, will be closed from 20th of April 2020. There will be a big renovation project going on. The new self-service cabin Brebua will be open during the building process. Please note that it will be for reservations only. The self-service cabin has 44 beds. Booking for the summer season will open in January 2020. The new Finsehytta will be ready for use in 2021. opening date is not decided.
Finse can be used as a base for daytrips in the area, or as a part of a cabin to cabin hike. You can attend guided tours to the glacier, go biking on the historical Rallarvegen, and take a swim in the refreshing (cold) lake. For more information click here
Please note that it is no longer possible to rent skis from Finse1222. They only have capasity for their own guests. Finsehytta do not have a ski rent.
To Finse by Train
Finse is located along the railroad between Bergen and Oslo. It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the train station to Finsehytta. It is not possible to drive by car or bus. If you are travelling by car you can park your car in Geilo (coming from east) or Voss (coming from west). The train station in Finse is not staffed, so you must buy train tickets online or onboard the train.