Olavsråket - round tour from Lom

Type:Mountain tour

2686, Lom

Tel: +47 612 12 990

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Olavsråket is a trip in historical surroundings that can be done as a return trip from Lom center.

Starting point: Tronoddbrua
Time round trip: 4-6 hours
Length: 14.2 km

The trip starts at Tronoddbrua and first goes up to Tronoberget. From here, the marked path continues to Olavsråket and the trip goes in hilly terrain to Stavåsen. On this trip you have a good view of Lom and Skjåk and walk past small ponds, bogs and mountain lakes.


At Stavåsen, it is marked further down towards the Otta River, and you follow the ladder along the lake eighteenth to Lom center.

It is not a demanding and steep trip, but note that it is a longer trip and you may want to calculate some time.


The story of Olavsråket

This is a trip with historical flair! At Stavåsen you meet the old road - the original Olavsråket - which comes from Lesja over the mountain. In 2021, we celebrated a thousand years since Saint Olav crossed this road to spread Christianity to the villages in Ottadalen.

In the video above, we were on a tour of some of the original landscapes with Reidar Marstein and here we follow in the footsteps of people who may have walked here over two thousand years ago.

A mountain hike close to the center with a lot of history, beautiful nature and fantastic views of the villages in the valley.


Good trip!

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Fossheim | Hotel, LomFossheim Hotel is a historic and traditional hotel in the center of National Park Village Lom surrounded by the National Parks Jotunheimen, Breheimen and Reinheimen.

Cultural Path Bordvassvegen -| Lom National Park Village, LomThe Ottadalen valley is very dry. Thanks to an old and very complicated field watering system, agriculture has been and still is possible in the district. On a tour along the Bordvassvegen canal you will learn a lot about the irrigation system.

Lomseggen - the "local mountain" in Lom National Park Village, LomHave you been at the top of Lomseggen (1289 m.a.s.l)?  Key words: Majestic view, peak pulse and beautiful scenery.

Tronoberget from Lom Centrum, LomThe center of Lom National Park Village is surrounded by nice hiking paths. Tronoberget is one of many easily accessible mountain hikes​​​​​​​ - close to Reinheimen National Park

The Water Roost | Lom National Park Village, LomVassvaglen – the water roost in Lom National Park Village illustrates how life-giving water was led down from the mountains with the help of wooden irrigation canals. 

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