Photos by Julia Helgesen
Hiking & Trekking in Valdres & Jotunheimen


Jun - Nov

Elevation gain:

760 m


15 km/5-8 hrs

Difficulty level:

View of Øystre Fagerdalstjednet Lake, towards Kalvehøgde with Rasletind (2,105 m.a.s.l.) to the right.
Soak up the vista of the Gjende Alps

Rasletinden is one of the towering peaks between Bygdin and Gjendesheim. 2105 m above sea level. From the top of this peak, you’ll experience stunning views of the surrounding peaks in Leirungsdalen Valley, an area often referred to as the Gjende Alps.

The hike is well-marked and easy to follow, taking you from the valley floor to the top in just a few hours. You'll pass several idyllic mountain lakes along the way.  

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Places to stay

Bessheim Mountain Lodge is beautifully situated in Jotunheimen National Park, with groomed ski trails and several 2000 m.a.s.l mountains nearby.
12 km away
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Beitostølen Resort consists of the full service hotels Radisson Blu Mountain Resort Beitostølen and Bergo Hotel, several apartment buildings and cabin units.
15 km away
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Lemonsjø is a mountain lodge situated at the south end of the beautiful Lemonsjøen lake in the heart of Jotunheimen.
35 km away
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Situated at 1065 m.a.s.l. by the end of a winter-closed road, the Bygdin Mountain lodge offers spectacular views towards the Jotunheimen National Park.
4 km away
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