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Engjadalen - Heggdalsvatnet

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The starting point is the car park in Engjadalen. The first stretch follows a track on the west side of the river along the valley. After a short walk you come to a marked path which leads to the Tourist Association (DNT) cabin at Navarsete. The path continues along the west side of the river until it crosses the river just before Heggdalen, an nice summer farm up the green and fertile Engjadalen valley.

From Heggdalen the climb is fairly steep up to Heggdalsvatnet lake where the path occasionally goes right to the edge of the river cutting.

It is as well to warn you to avoid this stretch, especially when it's raining or there is slippery ice. You can leave the path and find a way a few metres further from the cliff.

The last stretch takes you close under some high crags before you reach the outlet from Heggdalsvatnet. Ahead and across the lake you see the mountains Stongfjellet and Fivlenosi and the pass to Vigdalen.

It is possible to take another route back to the road. The Seljesete track crosses the river just below the wooden weir at the foot of the lake and goes in a westerly directionjust north of Vorfjellet. Down gently sloping ground you cross a couple of marshy areas and soon catch sight of the buildings at Seljesete. From this summer pasture farm there is a track going south to Brunene and beyond, down to the car park in Engjadalen.

Start: Engjadalen, car park
Map (turkart): Breheimen


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General

Effort level
  • Challenging
  • Easy
  • Expert
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Fjord area
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
Season
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer

Accommodation

Hotel facilities
  • Currency exchange
  • Family-friendly
Ski resorts
  • Cross-country skiing

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Barbeque site
  • Beach
  • Berry picking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Culture path
  • Guided trips
  • Guiding
  • Hiking
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Nature trail
  • Sea fishing
  • Swimming
Biking
  • Bike rental
Cross-country skiing
  • Lighted track
  • Marked cross-country ski trails
Fishing
  • Fishing license required
Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Marked trails
  • Multi-day (one or more days)
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)
Winter activities
  • Tobogganing

Plan Your Trip

Getting here
  • Coach/bus parking
  • Parking
Services
  • Currency exchange

Things To Do

Beaches
  • Family-friendly
Shopping
  • Grocery store
  • Jewellery
  • Souvenier shops

Facts

Effort Level
Medium
Duration
1-4 hours
Lansdscape
Mountain area
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The latitude and longitude
61° 25' 2" N / 7° 19' 16" E
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