This loop taking you from Smuksjøseter by Høvringen to the Peer Gynt cabin in Rondane National Park is a perfect starter for hikes around Høvringen. The trail is easy to hike and highlights why so many people enjoy hiking in Rondane.
The trail is clear and has no steep sections or other difficulty areas. There are great views all around, including a glimpse of the range of peaks hovering 2,000 meters above sea level further inside the national park.
Tips and hints
- There is a small grocery store at Høvringen, but be aware that it is not open every day
While driving along the main road E6 in the Gudbrandsdalen valley look for the sign to Høvringen about a 15-minute drive north of Otta. From the main road, there is a six kilometer drive up to a fork in the road just before you reach Høvringen. Bear right at this junction and after two kilometers look for a sign to Smuksjøseter on the right side of the road.
Immediately after turning off to the right you get to the toll booth for driving the road to Smuksjøseter. You need to pay 40 NOK by cash here or if you don’t have cash, pay by credit card when you get to Smuksjøseter. Follow this road for five kilometers until you reach Smuksjøseter.
Take the train from Oslo or Trondheim to Otta. From
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