Padling på Bygdin like ved Nybue. På andre siden ses bl.a. Grøneberget (1390 moh).
Padling på Bygdin. Til høyre i bildet ruver Torfinnstindane (2119 moh).
Padling på et blikkstille Bygdin nær Nybue (ved foten av Torfinnstindane) som ses i bakgrunnen til høyre.
Kajakker på stranda like ved Nybue, et kort stykke vest for Torfinnsbu på nordsiden av Bygdin. I bakgrunnen ser man østover Bygdin med m/b Bitihorn på vei vestover. I det fjerne skimtes Synshorn og Bitihorn.
Padling like utenfor Bygdissundet en stemningsfull sommerkveld. I bakgrunnen den kjente profilen til Falketind og Stølsnostinden.
Bygdin is the largest lake in Jotunheimen and located in Vang. Bygdin is regulated and is located between 1048 and 1058 m. The lake has an area of 46 square kilometers. The sea is long and narrow - as the crow flies 25 km long. Maximum depth is 215 m
Natural starting point is either from the west at Eidsbugarden or from the east side of the lake, by Fagerstrand at Bygdin Høyfjellshotell.
A common route is in westerly direction from Fagerstrand to Torfinnsbu. A common route is in westerly direction from Fagerstrand to Torfinnsbu. Bygdin twists and turns at the starting point Fagerstrand. The paddle offers a great spectacle toward west as peaks and mountains rise up from the lake.
A good tip is to stay on the north side and close to the shore. Bygdin is regulated and the lake slowly fills. This makes it possible to come ashore on the bare rocky beaches almost all the way from start to endpoint.
Remember that Bygdin is a mountain lake that can lead to rapid variations in the weather.
Nice places to launch your Kayak:
From the east: Fagerstrand
From the West: Eidsbugarden
An out-and-back route takes you to a certain point, for example the peak of a mountain, before returning to the start along the same trail. Distance and duration calculations are based on the total trip.
A loop route, also known as a circuit, brings you back to the start while avoiding retracing your steps. Distance and duration calculations are based on the total trip.
A point-to-point route takes you from one location to another, without returning to the start. Distance and duration calculations are based on one-way travel.