Rondeslottet is Rondane's highest peak and will give you great views of the peaks in Rondane as well as the surrounding area and all the way to Jotunheimen National Park and Forrollhogna National Park.
Starting from Rondvassbu, the rather large cabin serviced by The Norwegian Trekking Association(DNT), the hike up to Rondeslottet goes through an area of very little vegetation. Most of the trail goes through a rocky landscape.
Rondvassbu is an excellent place to stay a night or two when you are in this area. Rondvassbu is a staffed lodge by The Norwegian Trekking Association(DNT). You can also stay at Rondane Hotell at Mysusæter.
- Stay a few nights at Rondvassbu and check out other great peaks in this area.
- The road to Spranget parking lot is often closed until the 15th of June.
Tips, hints and links
- Make sure you fill up your water bottles at or near Rondvassbu. You will find little or no water along the trail.
From the parking lot, you can choose to walk the 6 km along the road to Rondvassbu or you can also choose to rent a bike and bike into Rondvassbu. The rental bikes are located in the parking lot, and you need to call Rondvassbu at +47 61 23 18 66 to unlock them.
If you have a car you can drive from Otta and up to Mysusæter. When you get to Mysusæter, take a left once you reach the small grocery store at the end of the road. Follow this road uphill and through some turns and then take a right to follow the road uphill towards the national park. At the start of this hill, there is a toll booth where you can pay with a credit card. From the toll booth, you must drive another 4 kilometers until you reach the parking lot at Spranget.