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The wide open National Park Hardangervidda will give you a lot of possibilities to walk and fish.

Walks in the Hardangervidda around Geilo

With Geilo some start you have a wide range of possibilities for walks on the Hardangervidda National Park. These are dayhikes directly from Geilo city center or day hikes where transport is needed by bus, train or car. For public transport we advise you to check out the website or app entur.no. 

Do you want to read more about the National Park Hardangervidda, please visit us at www.geilo.com

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Hiking Route · Hardangervidda
Storekrækkja Lake - day hike
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.8 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 190 m
Descent 98 m

Loop around a Hardangervidda lake from Fagerheim

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Hiking Route · Hardangervidda
Ustetind - long dayhike
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 32.5 km
Duration 10:30 h
Ascent 1,010 m
Descent 682 m

Hike along the vast Hardangervidda plains to a magnificent viewpoint

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Hiking Route · Geilo
Ustetind - short top tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 3.3 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 400 m
Descent 9 m

From Ustetind you will get nice views to both national parks, it is worth the up hill walk to see both spectacular landscaps, being so diffrent ...

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.9 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 680 m
Descent 445 m

Take a roundtrip with sweeping views for miles of the big Hardangervidda plateau. This hike takes you from the center of Geilo via Hakkesetstølen ...

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 4.9 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 310 m
Descent 50 m

Discover a network of hiking trails close to the town center of Geilo

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.6 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 430 m
Descent 276 m

Discover an easy-going roundtrip hike from Hakkesetstølen. From Geilo center up hill to get a feeling of the surounded mountains and greatness of ...

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 18.9 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 540 m
Descent 397 m

Venture out on a challenging day hike with views for miles

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.7 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 180 m
Descent 213 m

A fantstic first day hike on the Hardangervidda gives you a good impression about the National Park. 

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Serviced Hut · Geilo
Tuva Turisthytte
Elevation: 1,187 m

Tuva Turisthytte is built in 1915 and is one of the oldest tourist-cabins in Hardangervidda. It is also the first one when you start your tour from ...

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Serviced Hut · Scandinavian Mountains
Hakkesetstølen Fjellstugu
Map / Hakkesetstølen Fjellstugu
Elevation: 1,031 m

Hakkesetstølen is located at 1,050 m. elevation, right in the middle of the nicest hiking terrain on the Hardangervidda plateau.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 3.2 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 105 m
Descent 3 m

Hotel California is the name of a little cabin on top of the mountain Glitreberget. This is a family friendly walk wich your kids will love.

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Hiking Route · Geilo
Tunga Bridge
Difficulty easy
Distance 1.4 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 50 m
Descent 4 m

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Difficulty
Distance 17.4 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 292 m
Descent 290 m

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