Hiking at Mt. Hoven
Wonderful hiking trails are waiting for you as you arrive to Mt. Hoven with Loen Skylift. All trails with magnificent views of the fjord landscape and Jostedalsbreen National Park. More info on loenskylift.com.
You can choose between easy short hikes and more challenging full day hikes. The trails are waymarked and signposted by international standards, and high quality and sustainability are key factors. Hiking maps are available. Guided tours are offered by Loen Active.
Some of the hikes you can do
- Mt. Skredfjellet: Scenic easy/moderate walk from Loen Skylift, on a gravel path. Suitable for all ages. Accessible also for strollers. 2,2 km each way.
- Gjølrunden: Scenic moderate round trip, from Loen Skylift. Walking path and stone steps. Varied terrain. 2,6 km.
- Mt. Skredfjellet – Hoven round trip: Moderate round trip from Loen Skylift. Partly gravel road, later stone steps and hiking path. Walk past a mountain farm. Great views of the fjord. 6,4 km. Varied hike.
Season for hiking at Mt. Hoven: May – October/November (depending on snow conditions). Walkers have to be prepared for all types of weather in the mountains, even in summer. You must therefore bring along clothes and equipment that are suitable for use in good weather, but also for rain and wind. The weather can change quickly. Also bring lunch/snack, water and wear hiking boots. Read more about grading, safety and equipment.