Norwegian Mountains, Sør-Trøndelag

Hommelvikheia, 331m (Storheia)

Maps: 1621-I Stjørdal (Statens Kartverk, Norge 1:50 000)
Primary factor: 163m
Hiked: June 2013
See also:
Hasetkammen Strætasfjellet
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Hommelvikheia (aka Storheia) is located between Hommelvik and Stjørdal. It is the highest point between Stormyra and Stjørdalsfjorden. The top is easily reached along a forest road from Furan.


On top of Hommelvikheia

On top of Hommelvikheia
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Primary factor:

Hommelvikheia (Norge 1:50,000: -, Økonomisk Kartverk: high contour: 330 meters - interpolated to 331m, UTM 32 V 592654 7034353) has a primary factor of 163m towards the higher parent mountain Svuluskardet (364m). The defining saddle (approx. UTM 32 V 593028 7032376) is found on Stormyra. Ref. Økonomisk Kartverk (5m contours), the saddle is with the range 165-170m, interpolated to 168m.



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Route descriptions

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Route 1: Furan - Hommelvikheia

Difficulty : YDS Class 1
Exposure : No
Comments : Forest road
Distance : Approx. 2km to the top
Time : Approx. 30 minutes to the top
Starting Elev.: Approx. 160m
Vertical Gain : Approx. 170m (total)
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This route description is valid per June 2013


(all distances are approx. distances)

This route description begins at Stjørdal, east of Trondheim. From E6 Follow signs towards highway RV705 (Selbu) and you arrive at a roundabout (N63.45124 E10.91563). From here, drive as follows;

  • Drive 350 meters south to another roundabout (N63.44836 E10.91449). Go straight through.
  • Cross the Stjørdalselva river on a bridge
  • Turn right onto highway RV705
  • Drive under the bridge and continue east on RV705.
  • Drive 3,8km, then turn right. This junction is not signposted. N63.41682 E10.93241.
  • Drive 1,7km to the houses at Furan. Continue 0,4km until you reach a gate. Park here - N63.42122 E10.87998.


The route:


The route, as seen in Google Earth

The route, as seen in Google Earth
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Follow the forest road for 1,8km. The road forks. Turn right and proceed to the high point(N63.42560 E10.85648) which is straight ahead. Point 328m (N63.42701 E10.85872) on the 1:50,000 map is not the high point!


On map point 328m - not the high point

On map point 328m - not the high point
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