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Bårdsfjellet Hiking Trail

Perfect for the family

  • Photo: Margrete Blokhus

  • At the top of Bårdsfjellet.

    At the top of Bårdsfjellet. Photo: Margrete Blokhus

  • Photo: Margrete Blokhus

  • Photo: Margrete Blokhus

Essential info

  • Destination: Oppdal
  • Season: June-November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 7 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 310 meters
  • Duration: 1.5-3 hours

About Bårdsfjellet

Are you looking for a hike that is suitable for the whole family? Bårdsfjellet in Skaret is the perfect excursion. Over the last couple of years, hiking Bårdsfjellet has become a local favorite. Hiking in highlands and gaining a fantastic view from the top.

Calculate 1-2 hours at an average pace.

Bårdsfjellet is also ideal for mountain biking. We ask that all bikers show consideration for hikers along the path and be aware; weekends are busy days on the trail.

Enjoy the view over Gjevilvassdalen, and take the opportunity to officially show your presence by signing the book found in a mailbox at the top.

Getting there

Park on the west side of Skarvatnet.

Trail description

The hike starts by the parking lot at Skaret. Follow the signs towards the west side of Skarvatnet. The marked trail begins in an area with multiple private cabins and leads you all the way to the top. Boardwalks will carry you over the wet areas along the path. Moderate terrain with some steep sections. 


Return the same way back down.


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Download trail descriptions, maps, and guides in the Outtt app.

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