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Gjendebu - Gjendesheim

Route info

Description

This is a route where you can tryout the ferry life. Jump into the boat and travel right into the wilderness of Jotunheimens. If you want you can take care of your friends back packs when they walk along Gjende and you just rest.

Take a look at Besseggen and Bukkelägret. Two impressive routes.

Ferry time

The ferry from Gjendesheim to Gjendebu will take about 1 hour.

Worth to know

There's a lot of people here in Gjendesheim in July so count on queuing.

 

Lodge info

Gjendebu - 990 metres a.s

  • Staffed DNT lodge with 119 beds.
    Season: end of june to mid of september.

  • Many people passes this lodge located at the end of Lake Gjende. It's a rather cozy place.

  • Home page: http://www.gjendebu.com
    Email: lahilde@online.no
    Phone: 57 87 43 00

Gjendesheim - 995 metres a.s

  • Staffed DNT lodge with 143 beds.
    Season: mid of june to beginning of october.

  • This is a start place for many hikers. In July you meet lots of people from all over the world.

  • Home page: http://www.gjendesheim.no
    Email: post@gjendesheim.no
    Phone: 61 23 89 10

 

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The famous Bukkelægret. It has to wait for the next hike in Jotunheimen.
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Besseggen.
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Memurubu.
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Besseggen again. If you have not tested this route, test it! You won’t be disappointed.
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Gjendesheim.
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Annika looks forward to one week of hiking.
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View of lake Gjende.
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On our way to Gjendesheim.
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A short break in the sun outside the tourist hut.
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The ferry berth at Gjendesheim.
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We are waiting for our turn to walk aboard.
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A fishermen trying to catch some trouts.
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On the ferry.
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A short walk from the harbour to Gjendebu.
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