Hike, Sleep & Fly

Speedflying ! CANCELLED - Hike, Sleep & Fly Wed 28.06 at 16:00 Sign Up

Event time & date

The event Hike, Sleep & Fly will start night from Wednesday 28.06.23 to Thursday 29.06.2023. Time for departure will be decided on Tuesday, but we estimate that we leave on Wednesday at 15.00/3 p.m.

Description of the event/competition concept

This adventure will take place in Norway’s most beautiful valley - The valley of Gods (Gudvangen). Based on the weather forecast we will arrange a Hike & Fly to Bakkanosi or Kjelsfossen. At Bakkanosi the plan is to sleep outside beneath the stars with an amazing view, and if we are going to Kjelsfossen we will sleep at Grindafletshytta. Join us for an unforgettable hike!

Optimum wind direction from Kjelsfossbotn: West - North

Fyre - Grindafletshytta - 14 km. We estimate 5-6 hours walk one way.

Optimum wind direction from Bakkanosi: North - East

Jordalen - Bakkanosi - 7,5 km. We estimate approx. 3 hours walk one way.


Norwegian pilots: SPG2 licence and footlaunching course.

Foreign pilots: Valid license, 3rd party insurance and experience with footlaunching.


  • Sleeping bag (There are bedding sets and mattresses at Grindafletshytta for 25 people).
  • Wing harness and helmet
  • Suitable shoes for the trip
  • Waterproof clothing

Read more on the two options for the Hike, Sleep & Fly

Route Stalheim - Grindafletshytta
Information: https://ut.no/rutebeskrivelse/136443/kart#12.19/60.82911/6.80668

Map of the route

Map of the route

Route Jordalen - Bakkanosi
Information: https://ut.no/tur/1110404784/kart#11.53/60.8792/6.7919

Map of the route

Map of the route