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Southern Norway Agder BYKLE

Børtemannsbekken - round trip 10 km

  • Hovdetun, Bykle
  • +47 37939370
  •  /  km From You
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Enjoy the crystal clear water and the sound of the roaring river.

This is a round trip following both sides of the river for approximately 3 kilometres. It takes you above the treeline and provides a nice view of the Hovden Nature Protection Area which borders the river to the north. The total length from parking is 10 km.

The ascent is moderate, without steep sections, but if the river runs high, you may have to walk back the same way. As there is no bridge across the river, it must be waded.

The northern trail (to the left) has a lot of smooth, sloping rocks and may become slippery in rain. The southern trail (to the right) follows a narrow path which continues to the DNT cabin Tjørnbrotsbu. This hike is suitable for families, but children need assistance when crossing the river and must be under adult supervision due to the changing water conditions.

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  • Source: Setesdal

General

Effort level
  • Challenging
Landscape
  • Mountain area
Season
  • Autumn
  • Summer

Outdoor Activities

Hiking
  • Marked trails
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)

Facts

Effort Level
Challenging
Duration
3 hours
Landscape
Mountain area
Season
Summer
Green Travel
The Børtemannsbekken - round trip 10 km has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:
Eco-Lighthouse
Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism.
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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