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Southern Norway Setesdal Evje Og Hornnes

Vorehei return trip 5 km

  • Verksvegen 4, Evje og Hornnes
  • +47 37932346
  •  /  km From You
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To begin with, the trail follows a tractor road and is fairly flat, before turning into a path with a gradual ascent to the top. Several good viewpoints to the south. When you reach the small lake, follow the path in a northeasterly direction until you reach the summit and the cairn. 
A local name for Vorehei is “Røysa” (“the stone pile”) as there are evident marks of an ancient burial mound here. “Vorehei” itself means “Guardian hill”, suggesting that it has been part of an ancient chain of beacons.
At the cairn there is a guest book. Recommended footwear: hiking shoes or solid trainers.

START: Moisund RV 9
WGS84: 58.498358, 7.774973
DURATION: 2-3 Hours 
LENGTH: 5.1 km return trip
MARKING: blue
LEASH PERIOD: 1. April – 20. August

LEAVE NO TRACE BEHIND
The nature in Evje is unique and magnificent. Do the environment a favour and take the rubbish with you, for the benefit of other hikers.

Each hiker is responsible for his/her own safety.
 


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  • Source: Setesdal

General

Effort level
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
Season
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer

Outdoor Activities

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

Facts

Effort Level
Medium
Duration
2 hours, 3 hours
Landscape
Forest area
Season
Spring
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