For users of GPS

    N61º 53,305'
 E009º 29,256'

Summer Activities


TIME FOR DISCOVERY

Høvringen was originally a seter hamlet with cows, sheep, goats and horses. There is still a rich animal life, and in addition, Høvringen is a modern tourist place where village tradition is combined with modern-day standards.


Peer Gynt Hytta i Rondane.

The landscape at Høvringen and in Rondane is impressive. A comprehensive network of marked paths carries you into the mighty mountain landscape. You can choose short walks in ancient pine forests, walks in easy mountain terrain or more demanding walks to one of Rondane’s many peaks over 2000 metres.



FISHING
There are several small and large mountain lakes, rivers and streams which give good opportunities for those who wish to try their fishing skills. Lågen in Gudbrandsdalen is especially famous as a good fishing river. You can hook both trout, greyling and char.

The tourist office or your tourist establishment can give information about fishing and hunting in the area. Fishing permits may be bought at Høvringen or at the tourist office.




BOAT RENTAL
For those who would like a boat trip there is the opportunity to rent boats on the idyllic Smuksjøen Lake.




RIDING
During the summer there are organized rides in the mountains from Høvringen. Along with experienced people can experience Rondane on horseback. You can choose from day trips, tours with accommodation or exciting wilderness trips.


RAFTING AND CANOEING
Høvringen is less than an hour’s drive from the most famous rafting and canoeing rivers, Sjoa, Lågen and Otta. Your tourist etablishment or the tourist office at Otta will help you contact the rafting companies.




CYCLING
Aroud Høvringen there are wonderful cycling routes along forest trails and mountain tracks.
You can rent a bike.



SWIMMING
Rivers and lakes at Høvringen offer varied and exciting places to swim in.



Organised activities, courses and camps
The Norwegian Mountain school at Rondeheim arranges activity courses for groups, classes families, children and teenagers. Activities include mountain walking, horseriding, mountain climbing, mountain biking, rafting etc.