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Geiteberget 834 masl - Topp20 Hemsedal

Difficulty:
Distance: 2.7km
Duration: 2h
Height in meters: 246m

Bilder

Road up to Hemsedal Bygdatun
Road up to Hemsedal Bygdatun
Trail up to the top
Trail up to the top
On the way out to the top of Gjeiteberget
On the way out to the top of Gjeiteberget
The top of Gjeiteberget
The top of Gjeiteberget
Gjeiteberget
Gjeiteberget

Overview

A hike that will reward you with stunning views of Hemsedal. You pass through an old mountain farm that doubles as a museum during summertime. 
In winter, you can walk this with snowshoes or, if many people have walked here, you can walk with winter shoes.

Technique
Experience
Highest altitude
834m
Lowest altitude
620m
Start coordinates
60.846509, 8.625517

Best season

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How to get there

Follow Rv52 to Ulsåk and exit towards Lykkja. After 700 meters park by the signpost for the Hallingdal Museum.

Parking

Parking beside the road, shared parking with Hallingdal Museum Bygdatunet.

Safety

Keep track of the map and trail as there are many detours along the way.

Tip

Take some time and explore the old mountain farm from the 18th century at Bygdatunet. You can walk the grounds anytime and in summer the museum is open.

Description

A trip that offers culture, nature and great views. The hike starts at an old farm from the 18th century that doubles as a museum in summer, Bygdatunet museum. From Geiteberget, a great lookout point at 834 m above sea level, you get an incredible view. From here you can see Hydnefossen by Veslehødn, Storehødn and Totten. You also see the center of Hemsedal and further west in the valley.

Please note! There are grazing sheep in the area, so remember to close gates and keep your dog on a leash.