Map: Statens Kartverk "Røldal" 1 : 50 000
Start- and endingpoint: The Elvers lake by the old road over the Røldal mountains. Exit from E134 by Røldal ski resort and drive 4,5km, parking available. Alternative route from Seljestad: exit from E134 approx. 200m before the Seljestad road tunnel, drive 4,5km.
Season: July & August (possible to hike also last part of June/first part of September – but be aware that larger parts of the route could be covered with snow)
Parking: By Elvers lake on the old road
Public transportation to start- and endingpoint: No public bus trasportation available on the old road, 4,5 km walking from E134 by Røldal Ski resort.
Signage: The starting point is marked with a starting board by Elvers lake along the old road, the tour is marked with green signs at several locations along the route.
eight difference: 230m (Start: 1050 m.a.s.l. Highest point on the tour: 1280 m.a.s.l.)
Length: 7,8 km
Bring additional clothes, you are hiking the high mountains.
This hike takes you up to the high mountains, and snow will still be present at some locations on the route. Incredible views and great valley landscapes with the many lakes on the path to Hallet Grøne (green valley). You will pass small water falls, green valleys, glaciers and maybe even a mountain grouse on your tour.
Some pathways and old stairs seen on the route, work carried out by the habitants of Røldal working at the Sands lake with lake construction and later working as watchmen on the lake.