Gjendesheim DNT

Gjendesheim has a long history all the way back to 1878. The cabin is run by DNT and located in the heart of the Norwegian mountains, with Besseggen as its neighbour.

About

Gjendesheim has a total of 180 beds. Both rooms for 2 persons and 4-persons are available, in addition to single and dormitory rooms. The cabin has been staffed by DNT since 1878, and is located next to Gjendebåten and is the starting point for the famous Besseggen hike.

Dinner is served every day at 18.00 and 20.00 during the winter, and 19.00 and 21.00 during the summer. Gjendesheim offers a great food experience based on local traditions and locally produced food.

Facilities:

Beds: 185
Restaurant: Yes

Contact:

Address: Gjendevegen 200
Phone number: +47 612 38 910
E-mail: gjendesheim@turistforeningen.no

Links:

Accommodation website

Our products at Gjendesheim DNT

Discover Jotunheimen: Red Route (8-days)

Expand on your “Green Route” with a guided hike over the Besseggen ridge, and an extra day with a guided hike to the Uranostind glacier.

Discover Jotunheimen: Black Route (8-days)

Join us for some of the highlights in Jotunheimen. Uranostind, Besseggen and Østre Torfinnstind! We support you with a guide and equipment for the two most demanding hikes.

Historical Route Jotunheimen (7-days)

Follow the path of the pioneers in Norway’s mountaineering history on the historical route from Gjendesheim to Eidsbugarden, through Jotunheimen National Park.

Historical Route Jotunheimen (5-days)

Follow the path of the pioneers in Norway’s mountaineering history on the historical route from Gjendesheim to Eidsbugarden, through Jotunheimen National Park.

Discover Besseggen: Gjendesheim (2-days)

Besseggen is one of Norway’s most famous hikes, and this 2-day trip will give you a great experience in this beautiful part of the country. It’s a challenging hike best suited for adventurous hikers – are you up for the challenge...

Discover Jotunheimen: Besseggen and Svartdalen (4-days)

Try the Jotunheimen highlight combination of two of the best hikes in the area, Svartdalen and Besseggen. The tour is a great fit for hikers in good physical condition and with some previous hiking experience.


Grand Tour Jotunheimen (10-days)

The Grand Jotunheimen route, perfect for the expert hiker who wants to see it all. The route does not offer luggage transportation and is tailored with the experienced hikers in mind.