Himmelbjergetruten – High Route

This route is not strictly the Himmelbjergetruten because the northern and southern track actually covers all the high points of the surrounding Silkeborg lake area diverting from Himmelbjergetruten. Denmark might not be a land comprising mountainous landscape but don't be fooled, this route offers some challenging climbs and beautiful views. I hike with a small …

Himmelbjergruten – hiking around the Silkeborg lakes

The hiking route, Himmelbjergruten, runs from Ry Station along the northern side of the Himmelbjerg Lakes to Silkeborg Station and from here south of the lakes to Himmelbjerget. Halfway along this stretch you can get across the lakes on a solar-powered passenger ferry. Himmelbjerget was acquired for the Danish people by King Christian VIII in …