0.00 km - STARTING at Ullensvang Hotel, Lofthus. BEAR RIGHT upon leaving hotel and ascend.
0.05 km - Come to pavement and TURN LEFT onto pavement and walk towards the zebra crossing.Once you reach the zebra crossing and TURN RIGHT onto it and cross. TURN RIGHT again and follow path.
0.10 km - Come to an information board about different hiking trails in the area. There is a small asphalt road on your left, TURN LEFT onto it and follow it as it ascends and passes by a few houses.
0.20 km -There is a school on your left, follow road as it BEARS LEFT.Shortly after come to a t-junction. TURN RIGHT onto road here and follow it as it ascends through apple groves.
0.30 km - TURN RIGHT onto small asphalt road ascending and signposted for ‘Nosi’
0.80 km - BEAR RIGHT on road at signpost for ‘Nosi’ walking toward small waterfall.
1.30 km - CONTINUE to follow signs for Nosi and the road as it zig zags and ascends steeply.
1.50 km - Come to a chained gate, walk around it and continue STRAIGHT AHEAD following the road.
1.60 km - Come to a signpost for Nosi (3.5km) TURN RIGHT onto smaller gravel path ascending.
1.90 km - Come to a metal gate, continue STRAIGHT AHEAD through this and continue to follow the road as it ascends and meanders.
2.10 km - Come to a fork in the path. BEAR RIGHT through the wooden gate following the blue walker sign and onto a woodland path.
2.60 km - Come to a stoney road, TURN RIGHT onto this ascending road leaving the woodland trail behind you.
2.80 km - Ignore woodland path on right signposted for ‘Stolen’ and continue STRAIGHT AHEAD following sign for Nosi (2km).
3.40 km - Come to information board about the Hardangervidda national park. BEAR LEFT following the road as it continues to ascend.
Shortly after this, you will come to a woodland path branching off from the road on your right, this trail cuts through the bends in the zig zag road, it is however very steep! We recommend sticking to the road as it meanders at a bit more of a manageable incline. Continue STRAIGHT AHEAD on road.
4.60 km - Come to a sign for Nosi (1km) and the Munketreppene (Monk steps). BEAR RIGHT onto the stone steps ascending and following the signposting.
4.90 km - Come to sign for ‘Nosi 905moh’. There is a guestbook here attached to the signpost in case you want to leave your mark! This is not yet the end point of the walk so BEAR RIGHT following the path.
5.10 km - Come to sign for the Nosi view point (Utsiktspunkt Nosi) and BEAR RIGHT to follow the rough undulating path through scrubland.
5.20 km - ARRIVE at Nosi cabin where there is a nice spot to stop for a break. There are wonderful views of the fjord as well as a beautiful waterfall cascading over the top of the Hardangervidda. When you are ready to move on, simply retrace your steps back to Lofthus.
10.40 km - ARRIVE back at Hotel Ullensvang, Lofthus.