The following route description is one stage of the of Mjølkevegen cycling route. It assumes that participants have arrived by train to Vinstra Station, and have then been picked up and driven 35-kilometers to Ruten Fjellstue in Espedalen.
Very ambitious riders, however, may wish to begin the route from Vinstra, but please be aware that this first section is very hilly and demanding. If you do choose to ride directly from Vinstra you can look forward to a warm welcome by the hosts at Ruten Fjellstuem complete with being served good food and drinks in a cozy and traditional setting. While staying at Ruten, its recommend you visit Elgtårnet, a 12-meter high tower built in 2016, located at…
This is Mjølkevegen's most spectacular stretch, but also the most demanding. Before embarking on Mjølkevegen's toughest leg relax in the mountain town of Beitostølen. The area offers a wide range of activities, experiences, restaurants, and shopping and Beitostølen is a great base for cycling, hiking and fishing trips.
This section of Mjølkevegen is the most family-friendly and it suitable for anyone who likes cycling. The plateau between Vaset, Stølsvidda and Golsfjellet is unique and perhaps the most beautiful cycling area in Norway with countless hiking possibilities.
It is easy to combine cycling along the section of Mjølkevegen with other activities like hiking, fishing or swimming. The route passes through active farming areas, where farm animals graze freely.