Himmelbjerget Ruten – High Route

This route is not strictly the Himmelbjerget ruten because the northern and southern track actually covers all the high points of the surrounding Silkeborg lake area diverting from Himmelbjerget ruten. 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 …

Himmelbjerget Ruten – hiking around the Silkeborg lakes

The hiking route, Himmelbjerget Ruten, 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 …