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BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view

BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: Merete Hovi BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: Valdresibilder BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: www.valdresbilder.no BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: Valdresibilder
BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: Merete Hovi
BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: Valdresibilder
BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: www.valdresbilder.no
BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view Photo: Valdresibilder

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 4 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - September

Contact information

Description

Moderately demanding walking (no climbing or scrambling) ascent. Highly rewarding view from the summit towards Jotunheimen and Valdres.

Length: approx. 4 km one way
Duration: approx. 2 hrs up
Altitude difference: ca. 550 meters
Suitable for children: from 6-7 yrs.

Follow road 51 North from Beitostølen in the direction of Bygdin. After approx. 10 km, you will see a parking lot on the left side of the road, opposite the Lappish Camp. From there, follow the T-marked path for about 1 km. After passing through a reindeer fence, the route up to the summit of Bitihorn turns left and uphill. (The T-marked path continues straight ahead to Yksendalsbu). The route to Bitihorn is clearly marked and not very challenging. However, it does get a little steeper near the top. Enjoy the panoramic view towards Bygdin, Jotunheimen, and most of the northern region of Valdres.

Markings
Cairnes and red markings on stones.

Equipment
Standard clothing for high mountain walks: Solid hiking boots, wind- and waterproof outer layer, warm sweater, hat, mittens, daypack. No special equipment required.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Transportation


Aeroplane www.flydot.no Car Take road 51 from Beitostølen past Båtskaret with the Bitihorn mountain to your left and continue downhill towards Lake Bygdin. There’s a big parking lot opposite of the Lappish camp before you reach Bygdin. Bus www.valdresekspressen.no

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
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BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view - Photo: Merete Hovi

BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view

Moderately demanding walking (no climbing or scrambling) ascent. Highly rewarding view from the summit towards Jotunheimen and Valdres. Length:...

BITIHORN 1607 masl - sumit walk with a nice view

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