Name of Waterfall



Åmotan is found approximately halfway between Sunndalsøra and Oppdal. Take Highway 70 for 33km east of Sunndalsøra or 35 km west of the E6 in Oppdal and turn south onto Route 314 (Fjellgardsvegen) where signs points to Åmotan. Follow Route 314 for 3.7 km to a fork in the road, then stay left and continue another 2 km to the Jenstad Farm. There are designated areas where the public is allowed to park, please ensure you park in one of them. There is also a modest fee for parking. We would suggest taking a map from the signboard at the tolling station as well. There is a sign pointing to Reppfallet but the exact direction is not entirely obvious. The correct path to take is to walk straight through the farm, past the farm houses and through an electrified cattle fence, following a muddy dirt road. Walk all the way to the edge of the canyon where the falls are viewed adjacent to wooden power poles which run across the canyon.Åmotan is a serendipitous geologic formation in central Norway where four major rivers all meet at almost the exact same spot within a network of deep gorges and canyons, and three of those four rivers harbor significant waterfalls. Reppfallet is the middle of the three falls and the smallest in terms of height. While Svøufallet and Linndalsfallet both feature nearly sheer plunges, Reppfallet is a slide-type cascading style fall which sheets (relatively) smoothly down an angled exposure of the canyon for 116 meters (380 feet). Below the slide the Reppa River cascades steeply among huge jumbles of boulders before merging with the Lindøla at the bottom of the gorge. Because the falls are situated across the canyon there is no way to approach the falls closely and one must remain satisfied with moderately distant views. Fortunately the falls are not exactly small, so the impact of the distant view is pretty effectively minimized.
The gorges are preserved in the Åmotan-Grøvudalen Nature Reserve, which is attached to Døvrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, but not afforded quite the same restrictions as National Park status would convey. Part of the reason for this is the presence of the Jenstad Farm, which is still actively used and cultivated. Visiting many of the best locations throughout Åmotan requires traversing parts of the farm and visitors are more than likely to encounter livestock in the process.The proper name of this waterfall is Reppfallet, the suffix –fallet having the same meaning as –fossen. That said, the falls are sometimes incorrectly referred to as Reppfossen or Reppafossen.

Other Names

['Reppfossen', 'Reppafossen']



IWC Rating (International Waterfall Classification)


Total Height (ft)


Tallest Drop


Number of Drops


Average Width


Maximum Width


Average High Volume (Cubic ft per second)

100 cfs (8 months)

Average Low Volume (Cubic ft per second)

20 cfs (4 months)


60 degrees

Run (ft)


Watershed or Feeder Stream