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Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen

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Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård
Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård
Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård
Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård
Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård
Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård
Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen Photo: Inger Handegård

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 4 hours

Contact information

Description

Take off from Fv. 604 towards Jostedalen right after the tunnel in Gardsjølet, after you have passed Fossøy/Sperle. By the first intersection, you take to the left totwards Gardshaug. Contact the land owner for car parking. 

The path is well-kept and marked.

After crossing Liadøla, the slope is a bit steep up to Sperlestølen. Here there is 3 farms with cows and sheeps. Sperlestølen is about 568 meters above sea level. If this is your final destination, it is a hike for about 2 hours and 3 km.

The path from Sperlestølen towards Vassdalsvatnet is not too steep.

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.

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  • Fishing Fishing
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  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Classification

    • national standard
  • Nature and terrain

    • water
    • borders on a national park
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Distance

    • length in km (7,2 t/r)
  • Duration

    • 4 hours (t/r)
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Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen - Photo: Inger Handegård

Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen

Take off from Fv. 604 towards Jostedalen right after the tunnel in Gardsjølet, after you have passed Fossøy/Sperle. By the first intersection, you take...

Gardshaugen - Sperlestølen - Vassdalen

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