Raudmelen (0-972m) Spectacular mountain summit with magnificent panoramic views over Sognefjord and mountains all around as far as the eye can see. Balestrand's classic mountain hike. 6 hours round trip. Demanding route

Raudmelen and Fagravatnet loop (0- 972m) Wonderful high mountain loop, past summit, along ridge, hike on down past mountain lake from where you get far reaching views in a new direction. 8 hours round trip. Demanding.

Fagravatnet (0- 870m) hike up to beautiful mountain lake, amazing views down as you come out of the tree line and walk along the open mountain trail  to the lake. Return the same way. 5 - 6 hours round trip. Demanding.

There are wonderful mountain hikes in Balestrand. There are walks of varying lengths and difficulty ranging from 1 to 10 hours. Some routes can be made as loops, others return the same way. We will give you full details, maps and descriptions on arrival. Here are some examples.

It is hard to exaggerate the beauty of the Norwegian mountains. Norway is a paradise for mountain hikers. You can walk along spectacular trails to your hearts delight and you will discover a fantastic hiking destination for life. We would like to strongly recommend Norway to hikers regardless of whether you choose this holiday or go somewhere else. 

Hiking routes