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Veslefjellet Hiking Trail

Round track in open terrain

  • Photo: Harald Larsen

  • Steinhytta på sørsiden av Veslefjell

    Steinhytta på sørsiden av Veslefjell Photo: Ola Isum

Essential info

  • Destination: Venabygdsfjellet
  • Season: June-October
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 3.9 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 120 meters
  • Duration: 2-4 hours

About Veslefjellet

Veslefjellet is not very high, but you get a fantastic view in all directions in an open mountain terrain.

Getting there

Drive by car towards Forrestadsetra, and park on the right side at a information blackboard, about 100 meters before Forrestadsetra.

Trail description

Start the walk by going down to the barrier and over the bridge. Here you continue on foot all the way to the top of the dirt road. Then follow a trail past a solitary hut where you either select the trail up to the top of Veslefjellet (1,034 meter about sea level), or follow the trail to the left through light birch forest to the two new tourist cabins for DNT on Veslefjell. You then continue on the path over the top, down to the fine cabin plant Jonstølen, on the south side of Veslefjell. You can now choose to walk in to Dørfallet, or follow the signs back to Forrestadseter. The whole trip is in open and easy terrain.


Dog leashes apply from 1 April to 15 October on Venabygdsfjellet

If you want a paper map for the trip, you can download it in PDF and print.

A map with all tours you can buy in the Lundes shop.

Where to stay

On the Venabygdsfjellet in Gudbrandsdalen you will find Lundes; a family business with a heart to deliver experiences and services tailored to each guest. We have rentals of cabins and apartments of all sizes; in the middle of what many call "Norway's most beautiful hiking terrain". You can rent cottages in Lundegrenda, or apartments in Lundegard. At Lundekroa we serve good food, and what you need in the mountains can be found in Lunde shop or at Kiwi.

There are many opportunities; and the choice is yours. Welcome to the mountains!

Also check out webcam at the top of Trabelifjellet,

Book a cabin or apartment at Lundes, centrally on Venabygdsfjellet


Questions or comments? Let us know.

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

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