Why to choose this trip?

It is a very nice destination which is easily accessible from Skaret. The peak is 979 meters high and gives a gorgeous view over the mountains of Fræna and Molde and the Molde Panorama.


Where does the trip start?

The hike starts from Skaret (around 10 km away from Molde). First, you follow road 64 then road 405 all the way to Skaret. There is a restaurant on the right side of the road from where the path starts.  


How do you get to the top?

You can take a circle, by hiking the mountain from the southern side and descending through the eastern (or vice versa). From the restaurant in Skaret you follow the path next to the lake

then take a left turn where you spot the sign toward “Urfjellet”. Then you follow the sign. In the beginning you will pass through a peatland so do not forget to put waterproof shoes on. After the peatland you will have a steep part through a forest then the last part to the top from the southern side. Once you reached the top, just follow the way toward east to get down to the lake.


Trip details?

  • Length of the tour: 8,5 km
  • Total elevation: approximately 780 meters
  • Estimated time (up and down): 4-5 hours

Mountain hike

Molde and its surroundings provide the perfect environment for mountain hikes! Pack your backpack, check out our offer and get out there to enjoy the amazing Norwegian nature and the breathtaking views you can experience from the top of the mountains. Read some of our recommended hiking trips on our website to get all the necessary details for your hike! We recommend the following hikes: Romsdalseggen: This is one of the most popular hikes in Møre og Romsdal. The hike leads through the spectecular mountains between Isfjorden and Åndalsnes! From several peaks above a 1000 meter, you can see magnificent views over Åndalsnes and Trolltindan. Read more here. Sjurvarden: A hike nearby the Atlantic Ocean Road. From the top of Melen and Sjurvarden you can see the open Atlantic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean Road and the mountains to the south. Read more hear. Trollkyrkja: This hike leads up to a system of thrilling limestone caves with curvy tunnels and astonishing waterfalls. Read more here. Midsundtrappene: This hike over Midsund is an exciting hiking destination, on the island west of Molde. Read more here. Jendemsfjellet: A popular hiking destination among people living in Molde, providing spectacular view over the Atlantic Ocean. Read more here. Urfjellet: Another popular hike, close by Molde. This is the second highest peak of Fræna municipality. Read more here.     If you feel more comfortable with a guide, we can provide you the following options:   You can book a guide only, who will meet you where the hike starts and lead you along the hike. The cost of a guide is NOK 4000. The maximum number of participants is 10. This option does not include transport. You can book a guide and transport. The total cost of such a trip is NOK 8000. Maximum number of participants: 8. The price includes: Transport from Molde centrum to the mountain – where the hiking takes place – and transport back to Molde. Guide, who drives and leads the hike.    If you are interested in a guided hiking trip, please contact us beforehand, so we can arrange the details for the hike!