Øyangen rundt (Øystre slidre) Cycling

  • Langs vestsiden av Øyangen. Bitihorn (1607 moh) i bakgrunnen.

    Langs vestsiden av Øyangen. Bitihorn (1607 moh) i bakgrunnen. Photo: Morten Helgesen, www.valdresibilder.no

  • Utsikt over Øyangen.

    Utsikt over Øyangen. Photo: Morten Helgesen, www.valdresibilder.no

Essential info

  • Destination: Valdres
  • Season: April-November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 32.5 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 640 meters
  • Duration: 3-4 hours

About Øyangen rundt (Øystre slidre)

Follow road 51 from Beitostølen to Skammestein and turn right towards Ryfoss. Keep following the same road and you will pass by a silver and wood gallery on your right. Continue for another 3 km and you will arrive at Valdres Sølv og Keramikk (Valdres Silver Gallery). Exit the main road and turn right. After a visit at the gallery, continue towards Rødvangstølen and Ulvhildsete. The Øyangen lake should become visible after a while and continue along the lake. You will pass by the alpine center of Raudalen. Keep to the right and continue until you reach Grønolen Fjellgard, which is a nice place to stop for a meal. Turn right towads Beito and follow the signs back to Beitostølen. Be aware that the last 2,5 km are quite steep. This round trip is 32,5 km.


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