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Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.)

Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Torunn Dyrkorn Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Torunn Dyrkorn Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Torunn Dyrkorn Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Torunn Dyrkorn Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Ragnhild Magerøy Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Torunn Dyrkorn
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Torunn Dyrkorn
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Torunn Dyrkorn
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Torunn Dyrkorn
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Torunn Dyrkorn
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal/Ragnhild Magerøy
Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Torunn Dyrkorn

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 2 hours
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
April - October

Contact information

Description

This is one of the classic tours in Moldemarka and is best by foot in the summer period. The goal is Varden (407 meters above sea level), ca. 1 hour walk. The trip can start right down the center and follow the so-called "green corridor" through the park via the Romsdalsmuseet and the Træffhuset. By Hatlelitunnellen there is a parking where the trail starts. On the way there are several rest stops with benches where you can enjoy the great view, but the very best views will come only when you reach the very top. The entire 222 peaks can be seen here, the so-called "Molde Panorama. "

It is good way to go with regular sneakers, and this is a family friendly hike. If you want a longer trip, there are also trails off into Moldemarka from the top of the Varden. A recommended trip is to follow the path toward Skihytta and back down the gravel road to the Varden road again.

Start from the center of Molde, the Romsdal Museum, from the car park at Hatlelitunel/Grua or Kringsjå. The old Vardeveg winds upwards in several turns. The trail passes halfway the Storlihytta. The trail eventually meets the road (Vardvegen) to the Varden. Follow this up to the old Vardestua lodge or to the new Vardestua (summer cafeteria).

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  • Cycling Cycling
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • april
    • may
    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
    • october
  • Nature and terrain

    • gravel
    • total ascent
    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
    • 3 hours
  • Distance

    • length in km
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Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.) - Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø

Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.)

This is one of the classic tours in Moldemarka and is best by foot in the summer period. The goal is Varden (407 meters above sea level), ca. 1 hour...

Varden viewpoint (407 m.a.s.l.)

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