Bottheimsetrene Mountain Biking

Mountain biking with many sceneries

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  • Photo: Willy Sægrov

Essential info

  • Destination: Lesja
  • Season: June-November
  • Difficulty: Demanding
  • Distance: 10.1 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 70 meters
  • Duration: 1-1.5 hours

About Bottheimsetrene

Take the bike from Slådalen and cycle over the bare mountain and down the forest - enjoy the view and the ride! 

Getting there

Exit E136 at Lesja center towards Vestsidevegen and Slådalsvegen. Enter Slådalsvegen. Toll road. Drive Slådalsvegen for about 10 km until you arrive a little north of the tarn Fautjønne. Here you'll find a narrow path. This is the starting point of the trip.  

Trail description

The narrow path leads you over the bare mountain heading towards Bottheimsetrene. Bottheimsetrene is a collection of old summer farms in the mountain. The trail goes over to rocky mountain surface before it ends in steep woodland. Follow the gravel road further west towards Vidflotten. Here is the crossroads up to Slådalsvegen. An enjoyable trip for those who appreciate varied terrain and landscape! 


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