Gjendesheim Tourist Lodge (DNT)


About Gjendesheim

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.

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Gjendesheim lobby area 
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Gjendesheim lobby area 
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Gjendesheim on a cloudy day 
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Gjendesheim entrance 


About Gjendesheim DNT

  • Type: DNT Cabin
  • Beds: 185
  • Full Service
  • Shared facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Season:
    • Summer: June – October
    • Winter: February – May


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