Grøthovda - 2017 10 turfavorittar Hiking

  • Grøthovda

    Grøthovda Photo: Torleiv Torgersen

Essential info

  • Destination: Ål
  • Season: June–November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 4.2 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 140 meters
  • Duration: –3 hours

About Grøthovda - 2017 10 turfavorittar

After parking at Bosset we recommend to take the hike over Mjelsnatten before you continue over Grøthovda. At Grøthovda you can see a lot of Veståsen with all it`s small idyllic lakes and marshes. Hiking down again you can go along Nedre Oddetjørni and back to Bosset. The post box is at the northeast end of Grøthovdun, against Restjørnane.

Cultural heritage:
Old ironworks down towards Svanset.

Path:
Easy hike at good paths. Hilly terrain.

Arrival:
Drive up Vestlia from Ål Railwaystation (Vestlivegen) and follow the road to Bosset
(about 11 km from the station). Tollroad.

Parking:
Parking at Bosset, about 100 m after Bossetvegen 611.

Km:
About 4,2 km roundttrip, 1060 – 1100 masl.

Maps: Veståsen/ Sangefjell tourmap 1:50 000

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