Gravdalsfjellet

Photo: Hans-Erik Øverland

Gravdalsfjellet

Written by: Student Bergen

Photo: Hans-Erik Øverland

Some locals value this hike for its view from a peak unadulterated by TV towers or other objects. 

About Gravdalsfjellet 

Gravdalsfjellet is located in Gravdal, an area within Laksevåg, in the vicinity of Olsokfjellet and Damsgårdsfjellet. Many people like to hike to Viggohytten (Viggo Cabin), which is located near the summit of Gravdalsfjellet (at around 350 m) and has been rebuilt after burning down in 2014. From the summit of Gravdalfjellet, if the weather is clear, one can enjoy an uninterrupted 360 degree view of the surroundings. You can read more about Gravdalsfjellet here or take a look at some more photos here

How to get there

  • You can search for the best transit options for you on the Skyss Travel Planner. For routes starting from Nipedalen, you can take bus number 16 from Olav Kyrres Gate in the city centre to Nipedalen Snuplass (the end stop). 

The Hike

Please practice safe hiking practices while in Norway. If you are new to hiking, make sure to go with experienced hikers or join an a group that offers experienced tour leaders, such as BSI. For more information about hikes in the Bergen area, you may also wish to explore the Hiking around Bergen, Norway Facebook page

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