Easily accessible from the town center
- Destination: Oppdal
- Season: April–November
- Difficulty: Medium
- Distance: 11 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
- Elevation Gain: 600 meters
- Duration: 2–3.5 hours
Hovden is a popular hiking destination, easily accessible from the town center.
Start your hike at the bottom of Hovden Skisenter, less than 1 km from the center of Oppdal.
Dirt and gravel roads will lead you towards Bjørkan and further towards the top.
Consistently steep, but not difficult. The view from Hovden is astounding and gives a full overview of the surrounding mountains and the town of Oppdal.
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