Ruten Fjellstue - Hotel and Activities in in Espedalen
Welcome to Ruten Fjellstue PDF Print E-mail
Welcome to Ruten Fjellstue in Gudbrandsdalen and Peer Gynts region. Ruten Fjellstue is located along the Bjørnsonvegen in the north of Espedalen. In the forest and high mountains around us we have great hikings possibilities. From the top of Ruten (1517 m AMSL) you can see 93 mountain peaks in Jotunheimen over 2000 meters. Ruten fjellstue is a good choice for anyone who loves the winter, ski and snow. The summer is the time for weddings and parties, trips by foot, canoeing or take a bike ride. At a short distance you will find Hunderfossen family park and the Peer Gynt theater in Gålå. Over the last 70 years Ruten Fjellstue has been a popular place for lodging, companies and parties. Good food, traditional rooms and a friendly atmosphere are helping to create ever lasting memories.

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BJØRNSONVEGENS Foodtable PDF Print E-mail
Bjørnsonvegens matbord
står dekket hver søndag fra 14.07.13 - 25.08.13.  fra kl 1330 - 1530.

Der finner du både varm og kald mat med en smak av gudbrandsdalen.
Kombiner gjerne en lunsjstopp med besøk på en eller flere av attraksjonene langs Bjørnsonvegen. Her finner du museer, gallerier og andre severdigheter.
I Espedalen er det flotte muligheter for padling, sykling og vandring. Utleie av sykler, kajakker og kanoer.
Åsli stall tilbyr ridning på Islandshester.
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Mjølkevegen PDF Print E-mail
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Skal du på sykkeltur i sommer så prøv Mjølkevegen.

Mjølkevegen er en tur på ca. 250 km som går i vakkert fjell- og seterlandskap fra Vinstra til Gol. Den er skiltet i begge retninger fra Ruten Fjellstue i Espedalen gjennom Valdres til Storefjell Resort på Golsfjellet. Mjølkevegen er kåret til en av Norges flotteste turer på sykkel. Store deler av ruta inngår i nasjonal sykkelrute nr. 5.

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For mer informasjon se hjemmesiden til Mjølkevegen.
Summer activities at Ruten Fjellstue PDF Print E-mail

In Espedalen are the conditions perfect for almost all mountain and outdoor activities. We have hiking trails in the forest and mountains, connected to the DNT-trails in Langsua national park, Espedalen and huldreheimen, great possiblities for kayaking, wonderful bicycle possibilities along the roads and tracks as well as several mines and the great natur that can be explored.

Our activity programme "our friendly wilderness" has an exciting activity programme for both young and old.

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About Espedalen PDF Print E-mail
Espedalen covers the area from the north of Vestre Gausdal to Gålå through Gausdal and up to South-Fron community and is part of beautiful mountain valley Gudbrandsdal. Espedalen is in many contexts called "our friendly wilderness", this because of its uniqueness that valley has managed to keep. Nature adventures are many and can not be measured by just looking, they have to be experienced.
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Espedalen Bygdealmenning PDF Print E-mail
Below you will find the link to information on almennings cottages, boots, hunting and fishing.

Bike and hiking maps PDF Print E-mail
There are several maps about Espedalen. Most of them are sold at local book stores, at and at Ruten Fjellstue. In addtion we have a good bicycle map that cover the area Skeikampen, Kvitfjell, Gålå, Fefor and Espedalen. The other maps are a combinationwith information about the ski trails, hiking trails and bicycle paths/trails.
Espedalen Mountain brewery PDF Print E-mail
Ruten Fjellstue has his own brewery which is called "Espedalen Fjellbryggeri".
Because of the Norwegian law we can write little about the brewery on our web side, but we will gladly answer all your questions. It is also possible to follow to follow Arthur on his blog bryggerblogg.
Langsua National park PDF Print E-mail
The Protection plan for Langsua park was adopted by the King's court on 11.03.2011.
Langsu national park is an extension of the former Ormtjernkampen national park. The new National Park is about 537 square kilometers.
Langsua_faktaark.pdf .
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Ski trails in Espedalen PDF Print E-mail
In Espedalen you may find Norway's best ski trails. We're start to preparere the slopes as soon as we have enough snow and do this up to the middle of april/Easter. Our Løype machine  has GPS with a GSM transmitter so that the status of the preparation is updated real time and published on

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Ruten Ski club magazin 2013 PDF Print E-mail

Issue 46 of Ruten Ski club magazin is ready and has been sent to all the members.
The magazin is also available at Ruten Fjellstue.
You can read the magazin here.
DerIf you want to know more about Ruten Ski club you can visit

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Contact information

Ruten Fjellstue

Tlf: +47 61 29 73 20 | Fax: +47 61 29 73 21

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