Starting point of the tour
Drive about 35 km. on highway 70 from Sunndalsøra towards Oppdal. Right after Gjøra and Sunndalporten is a small parking lot on the right side of the highway. Return approximately 80 meters in the direction Gjøra where the trail starts in the field edge.
Approximately 2 hours walking, a total of 2.6 km
Total climb 460 moh
Marked path, even and steep climb, plenty of sunshine
Suitable for children. Bring your own drinking water
More about the hiking destination
Gjørahaugen is a nature reserve that was created in 1999. The area has many vegetation types and is one of the most species-rich sites in the county.
On top of Gjørahaugen you find Flurhytta which used to ba a military observation during the war. The cottage is currently privately owned. People say that Gjørahaugen is made up of coffee grounds and old Christmas trees.
A great day trip is to follow the ridge from Gjørahuagen and up to Ekretinden (1189 m) or Gralistind (1522 m).