one of the natural wonders of Norway
Photo: Hessel Harker
When to Go
You can hike the Flørli Staircase from May throughout September. Accommodation at Flørli is open during this period. Outside this season, ice and snow coves makes it very dangerous/impossible to hike the wooden staircase.
Note that, during this period, weather and trail conditions change a lot. Depending on which season you are visiting Flørli – they are very different! – you should adapt your preparations and the equipment you bring accordingly.
Traditionally, June, July and August are the peak-season months, and guests from all over the world travel to our region. These months, days are very long, and the weather is often nice. Although Preikestolen and Kjerag can get very busy, especially on sunny weekends in the peak-season, Flørli has yet not experienced any crowding.
To less-experienced hikers, we recommend joining a guided tour. Regardless of the season, guided tour companies take the hassle out of the logistics and make sure you are prepared for a safe hike. Hiking with a local also ensures you get the most out of your experience. Maybe you meet new friends as well!
The table below can give you a good sense of the abundance of hikers at Flørli, average temperature, rain and sunshine throughout the year.
at the Top
|January||Closed||-5°C / 23°F||22||1||N/A|
|February||Closed||-5°C / 23°F||20||3||N/A|
|March||Closed||-2°C / 28°F||18||5||N/A|
|April||Closed||0°C / 32°F||17||6||N/A|
4°C / 39°F
8°C / 46°F
|July||9°C / 48°F||18||7||6:00 pm|
|August||9°C / 48°F||21||6||5:00 pm|
|September||6°C / 43°F||24||4||4:00 pm|
3°C / 37°F
|November||Closed||-1°C / 30°F||26||1||N/A|
|December||Closed||-4°C / 25°F||24||1||N/A|
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