Finsehytta is now closed.
Winter season 2020: 1st of March - 19th of April
(17th-19th of April only with pre-booking)

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. Read more here. The self service cabin will be open for reservations only, book here

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

Waymarking Winter 2020

See the map here

We have now marked the route:

  • Omnsbreen down Såtadalen
  • Finse - Hallingskeid
  • Finse - Krækkja


Some routes will be delayed to protect the reindeers. They have difficulties finding food this year. Routes affected:

  • Solheimstulen - Rauhelleren
  • Solheimstulen - Imingfjell
  • Solheimstulen - Mårbu
  • Imingfjell - Mårbu
  • Raggsteindalen - Geiterygghytta
  • Raggsteindalen - Finse
  • Raggsteindalen - Folarskardet

For more information, please contact info@dntoslo.no

Renovation 2020

The renovation of the mail cabin in Finsehytta will start 20.April 2020. The main cabin will be closed in the period of renovation. The self-service cabin will be available for reservations only. Read more 

Make a reservation for the self-service cabin 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.

Do you have any questions?

We made a list with the most common questions asked. If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact us by e-mail: finsehytta@dntoslo.no

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.


In summer season you can experience the amazing views anlong the road build longside the railroad in the beginning of the 1900s. You can rent bikes at Finse 1222 or Haugastøl Bike Rent. Read more about the route here.   Info folder for printing you can find here.

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