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Cross country skiing at Hovden.
Photo: Anders Martinsen
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From sheltered trails in the forest to the open country

Hovden boasts 170 kilometres of cross-country trails which are daily groomed during the season. From sheltered trails in the forest to the open country, you are guaranteed to find your favourite! We have trails for young children and beginners, and for those of you who want to experience the wide mountain expanses. The trails are groomed for classic as well as skate skiing.
Floodlit trails in Setesdal
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Floodlit trails in Setesdal.
Photo: Anders Martinsen

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Floodlit trails in Setesdal.
Photo: Anders Martinsen

 

Floodlit trails in the Hovden cross-country stadium

Hovden has a 10-kilometre network of floodlit trails. The lights are on until 11 p.m. every night. 

The floodlit trail in connection with the stadium is groomed for classic as well as skate skiing. Although this trail is mainly located in the stadium area, it is connected to the floodlit trail in the centre of Hovden.

Recommended direction: To the right / counterclockwise.      

Map 5 kilometre / Map 7,5 kilometre / Map 10 kilometre

Signposts to the tracks
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Signposts to the tracks.
Photo: Anders Martinsen
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Signposts to the tracks.
Photo: Anders Martinsen

Safety in the mountains

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Stay safe by following these simple rules of thumb:

  1. Plan your trip and inform others about the route you have selected.
  2. Adapt the planned routes according to ability and conditions.
  3. Pay attention to the weather and the avalanche warnings.
  4. Be prepared for bad weather and frost, even on short trips.
  5. Bring the necessary equipment so you can help yourself and others.
  6. Choose safe routes. Recognize avalanche terrain and unsafe ice.
  7. Use a map and a compass. Always know where you are.
  8. Don’t be ashamed to turn around.
  9. Conserve your energy and seek shelter if necessary.

Read the mountain code with supplementary comments.

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