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Roundtrip of Mørkedokk

Roundtrip of Mørkedokk Photo: Thomas Mørch Roundtrip of Mørkedokk Photo: Tore Haraldset
Roundtrip of Mørkedokk Photo: Thomas Mørch
Roundtrip of Mørkedokk Photo: Tore Haraldset

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Forest. 350-450 m.a.s.l.

Follow Åsenvegen inwards app. 1.5 km and go up the steep side road. Follow this road to the lake Mørkedokktjern. Here, either follow the road to the left or take the road to the right around the tarn and further on a trail. The road and trail meet up on the other side of the tarn. Follow the road onwards. After app. 1 km you can either follow the road down to Åsenvegen and walk this back to the starting point, or you can go left and follow first a road, then a trail to the dog hotel Paddedokk.

Starting point/parking: Paddedokk or at the start of the Åsenvegen.
Directions: Drive in direction Hedalen (Vassfaret road) up from the east side of Nesbyen. Park your car where the road to the farm Åsen takes left, approx. 3 km up the hill side, right before a sharp left swing.
Km: App. 5 (as the crow flies). Normal pace: 1 – 2 hrs.
Signs: Some marking poles.
Trail conditions: Forest roads and trails.
Recommended stops: Great view of Nesbyen a bit in on Åsenvegen.

Hiking map can be bought at the tourist information, bookstore and at tourist businesses.

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Roundtrip of Mørkedokk

Forest. 350-450 m.a.s.l. Follow Åsenvegen inwards app. 1.5 km and go up the steep side road. Follow this road to the lake Mørkedokktjern. Here, either...

Roundtrip of Mørkedokk

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