Hiking Around Hindsæter

Recommended Hiking Trips

Day 1:  Hike to Stuttgongkampen (1418 masl), ca 4 h. Through varied summerfarm landscape, over Stuttgong Waterfall, birch- and pinetree forest in the nature reserve. From the top you have fantastic views of the whole valley and to Jotunheimen National Park. Back along Tjønnosen mountain lake.

 

Day 2: To Hindflyin (1500 masl), ca 5 h. Along the spectacular and narrow canyon of Hinde river. You see a lot of the special flower Vianvang. To the base of 2000 meter high peaks and back along the wide canyon of river Veo. On this tour you experience the wild mountain-, canyon- and highland landscape of Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark.

 

Day 3: To Russli Rundhø (1831 masl), ca 7 h. Along river Veslhinde (small Hinde) crossing lonesome and exotic moss- and stone landscape. Meet about 300 mountain sheep grazing! Lots of mountain flowers. Over stone fields to the peak, return the same way.

 

Day 4: Take the car to lake Gjende and from here the boat to Memurubu. The popular Besseggen tour takes between 6 and 10 hours, depending on your condition, the weather and other hikers!

 

Day 5: An easier day in the mountain- and forest landscape, ca 3 h without break:  Walk up to Hindsæterkampen behind the hotel (1059 masl) - nice view to Rondane National Park and the peaks above Hindflyin. The path crosses Veomyrin to Veobridge -possibility for fishing. Along Veo river through nice pine tree forest. Lots of old trapping pits used for hunting reindeers. Back to Hindsæter though the forest on the old road, now forest path. Nice spots to stop along Sjoa river!

 

Day 6: Take the car towards Glitterheim Touristlodge (ca 30km). Park at the border of the national park (5 km before Glitterheim). From here you can either walk 1,5 hours to the cabin or rent a bicycle. Reindeers are often spotted along this route. From Glitterheim it's possible to climb Glittertind (2452 masl), Norway's second highest mountain.

 

 

Alternatives:

  • Nature- and culture trail Hulderstigen (ca 2 h, starts 5 km from Hindsæter)
  • Sjugursjøen mountain lake on the other side of the valley (1105 masl, ca 5 h)
  • Hiking in Griningsdalen - nice cultural summer farm valley (8 km from Hindsæter)
  • Knutshø (1517 masl, by lake Gjende)
  • Russdalen valley from Russtangen (7 km from Hindsæter) along the nice river Russa to Russvatnet (large mountain lake)
  • Tour to Ridderspranget

 

 

 

 

 

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