Category the-magnetic-north


8 March 2022
Author: Laura
Location: Norway

Sherpatrappa or “Sherpa Steps” is a stone staircase starting in Tromsdalen and summiting at the plateau below Fjellstua at the Cable Car’s upper station. The Sherpatrappa trail through the forest is an excellent hiking alternative to taking the Cable Car. The Nepalese Sherpa are known globally for their skills at creating paths and steps in mountainous terrain. I found myself in Tromso at the end of February 2022, and decided to find out if the Sherpatrappa trail was feasible in the middle of winter. Tromso had just seen a lot of heavy snow and ice (and rain) so I knew…

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