Cross-country skiing tour from Valdresflye to Bygdin
Cross-country skiing tour in groomed tracks during Easter. This tour is recommended in combination with the bus service by Valdresekspressen from Beitostølen to Bygdin and further to the top of the Valdresflye high mountain plateau (Flye1389). The bus runs daily from 1. to 10. April 2023.
From Flye1389 to Lake Vinstre and over to Bygdin Bygdin Høifieldshotel.
Distance: 9.7 km
Elevation difference: 108 m up and 451 m down
Estimated duration: Approx. 45 minutes to 1 hour under good track conditions without breaks
Directions and tour description
Take the bus Valdresekspressen from Beitostølen (bus stop at the bottom station of the ski lift in the town centre) to Flye1389. Take the cross-country skiing track that runs on the eastern side of the road alongside it south and later east to lake Vinstre. Here it turns west and crosses over a small hill to Bygdin.
At Bygdin Høifieldshotel they serve really good waffles and lunch dishes in beautiful mountain nature. After a stop here you can return to Beitostølen by bus or start your skiing journey back to Beitostølen along one of the following tracks:
Bygdin-Beitostølen via Gravolen
Bygdin-Beitostølen via Båtskaret
This tour will provide great vistas in phantastic high mountain terrain without being too difficult, but it can be exposed for strong winds. Carry a day pack with extra clothing, a warm beverage in a thermos bottle and extra food/chocolate in case the weather turns or the conditions are tough and you use more time than estimated.