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Bike ride to Hjerdalen from Krokan Turisthytte

This family-friendly bike ride takes you from Krokan Turisthytte in Vestfjord valley to Hjerdalen through idyllic landscapes. The ride is approximately 6 km one way, and you willyou’ll pass by the beautiful river River Hjerdølam, where you can try your hand at fishing. Here There are also good opportunities for camping, if you wish to spend the night here. This bike ride is suitable for families with small children.

The route in brief
Start:
Krokan Turisthytte
Length:
6.2 km
Time:
1-2 hours
Vertical rise:
258 m (738-949 metres above sea level)
Difficulty:
Easy
Child-friendly:
Yes

Getting here

The best way to get to the starting point is by car. There is a parking lot and there’s a car park at Krokan Turisthytte. From here you cycle eastwards before turning right up towards Hjerdalen.

 

Useful information

The best time to do this bike ride is between May and September, and it’s suitable for all the family. The ride has an ascent of a few hundred metres, but it’s still relatively easy to cycle. There are plenty of opportunities to stop and rest along the way. 

 

Remember

Always bring the right equipment and protection for your bike ride. Ideally tell other people where you are going if you are cycling alone. Take your mobile phone and wear appropriate clothes for the weather.

 

Download the Gausta app

Would you like to download the 3D map to your phone? Download the Gausta app from the App Store or Google Play! The app also has plenty of other useful information for your visit to Gausta. 

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