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Welcome to Grimsdalshytta

From its beautiful location with cultural buildings, Grimsdalshytta affords a panoramic view of the Rondane mountains.

Publisert: 13. oktober 2023
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Practical infromation 

About Grimsdalshytta


  • The lodge has 54 bunks, in two-bunk and four-bunk rooms, a larger room and a dormitory.
  • All bunks have duvets and pillows with covers. Please use your own hut sack. It is not alowed to use own sleeping bag. Bedclothes also are available for rent at the reception desk.
  • The lodge has a diesel generator (220 VAC). Nonetheless, it's wise to have a torch in your pack, because the generator is turned off around 23.00 in the evening.
  • We also have a drying room. Located in a separate building next to the generator. 

Opening hours


Grimsdalshytta is staffed at Easter and in summer. In the off season during the rest of the year, it offers self-service lodging, available by using the DNT cabin key.

The self-service lodge is open from September 18th - December 31th 2023.

Rember that you need the DNT-cabin key in this period. 

  • Winter season 2024: March 15th - April 1th
  • Summer season 2022: June 19th - September 15th 


Access Winter

Public transport

You can take the train to Dombås, where the warden can pick you up upon agreement in advance. Person and baggage transport from Bjørkheim, about 20 km along a staked route.

By car

On E6 to Dovre, past Bjørkheim as far as the road is ploughed.  

Access Summer

Public transport 

Take a train to Dombås, where the warden can pick you up upon agreement in advance. Or you can take the morning express train from Oslo or Trondheim to Hjerkinn and then hike five hours (21km) in to the lodge. Find your 

By car

Drive on E6 to Dovre southeast of Dombås, and then take the toll road to the northeast past Einsethøi to Grimsdalshytta.


The best way to book your stay at Grimsdalshytta is to use our online booking. But you can also contact us by email or phone. 

There is normally always room in the DNT cabins, but sometimes only simple logdes for drop-ins. 

Book your stay

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Staffed cabins prices

DNT pension includes accommodation, 3-course dinner, breakfast, self-packed lunch (4 slices of bread) and a shower.

Adult with DNT pension from 990,-


  • 990,- in dormitories 
  • 1 120,- In rooms with 4-6 bunks
  • 1 190,- in roomes with 1-3 bunks 


  • 1 300,- in dormitories 
  • 1 475,- In rooms with 4-6 bunks
  • 1 550,- in roomes with 1-3 bunks 

Children 13-18 years with DNT pension from 850,-


  • 850,- in dormitories 
  • 920,- In rooms with 4-6 bunks
  • 935,- in roomes with 1-3 bunks 


  • 1 300,- in dormitories
  • 1 475,- In rooms with 4-6 bunks
  • 1 550,- in roomes with 1-3 bunks 

Children 4-12 years with DNT pension from 465,-


  • 465,- in dormitories 
  • 520,- In rooms with 4-6 bunks
  • 545,- in roomes with 1-3 bunks 


  • 730,- in dormitories
  • 810,- In rooms with 4-6 bunks
  • 850,- in roomes with 1-3 bunks 

Our prices is based on DNT Oslo and Omegn price list. Prices may vary from other DNT-cabins. For more information about prices on our staffed cabins, click here

Benefits of being a member

If you are a DNT member, you get a discount on both accommodation and food at our cabins.

If you stay overnight for more than 2 days you will save up the price of the membership. With the membership you will receive discount on accommodation at DNT's 550 cabins. You will also receive discount on outdoor equipment and on DNT tours.

The membership fee also contributes to support our work marking and clearing paths in all our areas. With the support we are able to operate the DNT huts, arrange trips and facilitate good experiences in our forests and mountains. 

To become a DNT Member - sign up here! 

Tour recommendations

Here in the Grims Valley, the terrain is open, and around the lodge there are many easy hikes. 

Cycle tour along Grimsdalsveien

Follow the old cattle track between Grimsdalshytta and Tollevshaugen. Along the way, you can view old cultural monuments, a reindeer hunting facility at Tverråå and Viking graves at Grimsa.

Summit hike

A summit hike to Kattuglehøi at an elevation of 1553 masl. From here, there's a panorama of the Alvdal mountains to the east and the Rondane to the south.

Fishing trip 

If you want to try your luck at fishing, we recommend the Storrvatnet lake or the Grimsa river that flows past the lodge. A local fishing licence can be bought at the lodge.

UT.no provides several tour recommendations. 

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