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Hovden i Setesdal

Reach the summits at Hovden

Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Read more: Topptur på Hovdenut
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Read more: Topptur på Hovdenut

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
June - October

Contact information

Description

Four of the summits surrounding Hovden are particularly well suited for trips with children. These routes are marked blue, and all of them are signposted from the centre of Hovden. If you have been to one or more of those summits, you can get a diploma at the tourist office. On each summit you'll find a guest book, in which we hope you will write a greeting. A map with information about the names of the surrounding mountains is provided on a board. The four summits: Otrosåsen, 858 m.a.s.l. Hartevassnuten, 1068 m.a.s.l. Hovdenuten, 1119 m.a.s.l. Nos, 1209 m.a.s.l.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking
  • Cycling Cycling

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • mountainous terrain
    • mountains
    • forest
    • hiking area
  • Grading

    • medium
    • challenging
    • easy
  • Season

    • august
    • june
    • september
    • july
    • october
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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Reach the summits at Hovden - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Reach the summits at Hovden

Four of the summits surrounding Hovden are particularly well suited for trips with children. These routes are marked blue, and all of them are signpost...

Reach the summits at Hovden

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