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Snowshoeing in Valdres & Jotunheimen


Apr - Nov

Elevation gain:

280 m


4 km/1-2.5 hrs

Difficulty level:

Loop starting from Borgund Stave Church

Vindhellavegen, the most spectacular stretch of Kongevegen over Filefjell, begins next to Borgund Stav Church. The road goes through the Vindhella and swings you back and forth down the steep road to Husum. The road is good depiction of what types of roads were possible to build before the time of the dynamite. Built in 1842-43, the road was only suitable for horse and cart.

The road is now covered with grass and it is not a long hike from Borgund Stave Church, which is one of Norway's best preserved Stave churches and definitely worth a visit.

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Places to stay

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