Ustaoset–Prestholt–Hesteberget Loop Hiking Trail

  • Photo: Emile Holba

  • Take the train to Ustaoset!

    Take the train to Ustaoset! Photo: Emile Holba

  • Lunch at Prestholtseter

    Lunch at Prestholtseter Photo: Emile Holba

Essential info

  • Destination: Geilo
  • Season: June–November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 17 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 460 meters
  • Duration: 4–6 hours

About Ustaoset–Prestholt–Hesteberget Loop

Hiking high and free!

Starting at ustaoset, follow the signs along the roads up towards Hallingskarvet. After a while the road becomes a nice trail continuing further up. Stones in the river make the passing a bit easier. 

A break at prestholt is nice, before you continue west towards Hesteberget, which is just within the National Park border. Follow the good trail back down to Ustaoset.

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