The Norwegain trekking assosciation - DNT - owns hundreds of
mountain huts and maintains an extensive hiking network linking them
Hardangervidda and Jotunheimen national park huts are the most famous. But they are also the most crowded, and the huts are more like big mountain hotels.
In most Norwegain mountain regions you will find self-served huts where you can stay over, make fire and food. Some of the huts even have food supplies.
Breheimen National Park is an untouched gem. Hidden between
Jostedalsbreen and Jotunheimen national parks it does not recieve
huge numbers of visitors.
But the landscape is amazing. Because of its size and location it contains some of the biggest glaciers in Norway, some of the deepest valleys, lots of old mountain pastures and hundreds of high peaks. Luster region has the highest numbers of self-serviced mountain huts in Norway. In Breheimen you can choose anything from a 3-day hike with 5 hours walking every day to a 1-week hike with 7-10 hours a day.
It is easy to get to Breheimen with a public bus from Eplet. In
the reception at Eplet you can get maps and information about
Breheimen. We sell the standard DNT-key you need for most of the
huts in all of Norway. You get the money back if you return the key.
We reccomend that you stay a few days at Eplet before the hike. In that way you will get all the information you need for a hut-to-hut hike in Breheimen. It is difficult for me to describe everything to everybody on e-mail. For a hut-to-hut hike you will need wind and waterproof clothing, walking boots, backpack, map, general safety equipment and sleeping bag.
For more information, visit the The norwegian trekking assosciation.