Join us for a 9 days walk along the old pilgrimpath, from higlands to spruce forest, from the Swedish border to te pilgrim Capital of Trondheim. Every day we walk part of the route in silence. This way we will be able to enjoy the amazing nature for Trøndelag County in Norway. While walking, we become more and more aware of the present moment. Your guide will be Hilde Kirkvold, who has been leading this pilgrimage tour for the past 6 years.
Since this walk takes several days it is possible to start from ⌘Sylsjøen (160 km) or from *Gressli (100 km); see plan below. You may also sign up for Shorter distances, but those who intend to start at Sylsjøen or Gressli and do the Whole trail will be given priority. We recommend that you spend a day of rest in Trondheim before you go back home.
The deadline for registration is 1th of August 2018. We have a limit of maximum 12 and minimum 7 participants. The total cost for the pilgrimage is NOK 9.900 or 1.200 pr day.
This includes guiding, overnight stays, meals and transport of luggage. Any cancellation must be made before 1th of August 2018. Please note the following: It is only possible to book for one day/one night. If you cancel Your booking after the 1 of August, you will have to pay a cancellation fee of NOK 1,000.
Paths and plans are subject to minor changes. We reserve the right to cancel the pilgrimage in case unforseen events that preclude its implementation.
|18⁄8||Form home – Trondheim airport||0 km/kl 14:00||Bus to Kirkvollen, Kirkvollen, bed|
|19⁄8||⌘Sylsjøen – Stugudalen||18||Kirkvollen, bed|
|20⁄8||Stugudalen – Ås⁄Kirkvollen||23||Kirkvollen, bed|
|21⁄8||Ås⁄Kirkvollen – Gressli||15||Spongtun samfunnshus ⁄feltseng|
|22⁄8||*Gressli – Flora||14||Folkvang samf.h. ⁄feltseng|
|23⁄8||Flora – Selbu curch||22||Menighetshuset ⁄feltseng|
|24⁄8||Selbu curch –Selbustrand||15||P. Morset Folkehøyskole/madrass|
|25⁄8||Selbustrand – Mostadmarka||15||Mostadmark kapell⁄ madrass|
|26⁄8||Mostadmarka – Sakskvik||24||Vikhammer søndre⁄feltseng|
|27⁄8||Saksvik – Nidaros||17/ kl 16:00|
The pilgrimage reaches its destination at Nidaros Cathederal. We may help you with booking accomodation at Comfort Hotel Park in Trondheim from the 27th to the 28th of August.
How to get there?
We will start walking from Sylsjøen on the 19th of August. You can take the local bus from Trondheim at 09:07 or from Trondheim ariport, Værnes, on the 18th of August at 09:57 (subject to change in bus schedules), and we will meet you at the bus stop here in Tydal, Kirkvollen. Coffee at 12 for those arriving by bus and dinner at 17:00. We will transport you to the startingpoint of our pilgrimage the 19th og August.
- Cutlery, cup , flat and deep plate
- Water bottle
- Thermal bottle
- Seat cushion and sleeping pad
- Hiking boots, already broken into
- Rain gear – Trøndelag is a wet place
- Mosquito repellent
- Blister Patch, foot creme
- Toilet paper
- Headgear, to protect from sun
- Gloves and wollen hat, if it gets cold
- Swimsuit/swimming trunks
- Daytrip sack
- Sandals or light shoes for evening use
- Bag for what is not carried during the days walk (being transported between acommo). Maks 2 pieces, each of 15 kilo (remember you have to lift it into a trailer every day).
Bring your daypack and boots for walking tours in advance, so you know that the bag and shoes fits you.
Pratical help – sosial community
This offer for a pilgrimage includes accomodation, dining and luggage transportation along the way. Throug these walks you will also be part of a Group of pilgrims, who will create their own ambicience along the road, a Dimension often missed along Our paths. Joining us for long walks is a special Challenge and an experience for both New and experienced hikers. It is intended to help partisipants to create an interest in the joy of a pilgrim`s life. Every pilgrim must adhere to the community, and assist everyone else, under the tutelage of a guide and some volunteers. Read more at pilegrimsleden.no.
Before you sign up, we need to be assured thath you are fit enough to walk a distance of 20 km a day for several days in a row. You are responsible for travel and accommodation to Trondheim airport, Værnes at 14:00 th 18th of July, and from the end of Your pilgrimage. Furthermore, we assume that you have signed Your own relevant insuance policies, including travel Insurance and any other personal Insurance that you might require.
Is this a religious walk?
No. The pilgrimage routes are established in the context of religious pilgrimage, but today People walk these paths for many different reasons. On Our walk we will also visit churches.