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About Gjevilvatnet

Gjevillvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Oppdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located in the Trollheimen mountain range, about 5 kilometers south of the mountain Blåhøa and about 5 kilometers northwest of the village of Vognillan. The lake was regulated for hydroelectric power-production in the 1970s. Water is tapped from the bottom in the western part of the lake, for use in the Driva power station.

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7.96km from Gjevilvatnet

The highest mountain in the northeastern side of the Trollheimen mountain range. The Speilsalen glacial tunnel was located about 1.5 kilometres northeast of the peak.



21.64km from Gjevilvatnet

Innerdalstårnet is a majestic mountain in Innerdalen. The Innerdalen, is a valley famous for being one of the most beautiful valleys in Norway. Innerdalstårnet is the unmistakeable cone-shaped spear that any visitor of Innerdalen will notice. The normal-route is class 3-4 scrambling. In addition, there are several classic climbing routes.



28.12km from Gjevilvatnet

Vinnufossen or Vinnufallet is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth-tallest in the world. The 865-meter tall tiered horsetail waterfall is located just east of the village of Sunndalsøra in the municipality of Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The falls are part of the river Vinnu which flows down from the Vinnufjellet mountain and it is fed from the Vinnufonna glacier. The falls flow into the river Driva near the village of Hoelsand.

Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park

Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park is a National Park in Norway. It was established in 2002 to replace and enlarge the former Dovrefjell National Park, established in 1974. It occupies 1,693 square kilometres. Together with the National Park, there are eight landscape protected areas and two biotope protected areas that were established adjacent to the park in 2002, comprising a total protected area of 4,366 square kilometres, including also parts of Hedmark county.



43.34km from Gjevilvatnet

A beautiful summit in Innlandet which is one of the main destinations for adventure activities and it is the highest mountain in the Dovrefjell range. The mountain is inside Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park. Under good conditions in both summer and winter, the ascent is relatively easy. Common starting points are the DNT-cabins Reinheim, Snøheim, or Åmotdalshytta.



51.73km from Gjevilvatnet

Ruten is a mountain in Trøndelag county, Norway. The 1,040-meter tall mountain is located on the border of the municipalities of Heim and Rindal. The mountain stands about 8 kilometers southeast of the village of Vinjeøra in Heim. This is the highest point in the municipality of Heim. The mountain has a topographic prominence of 742 meters and a topographic isolation of 23.91 kilometers

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Trøndelag is one of the most fertile regions of Norway, with large agricultural output. Trøndelag is home to great valleys, major rivers famous for salmon fisheries, and a few major islands as well as thousands of smaller islands.

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