This is the ridge between Bessheim and Gjendeosen. From Bessheim you must follow county road 51 to the bridge past Bessa. From there you find a T-marked trail that leads upwards. At the highest peak you get a splendid view into Gjende. The area has a rich flora. In august blooms Saxifraga cotyledon in the mountains towards Veslfjellet. It take approximately one hour to hike from Bessheim to Gjendesheim. At Gjendeosen during the summer months it’s lively from early morning till late in the evening. Here you find yourself by the border to Jotunheimen National park and Gjendebåten/The Gjende ferry is active in Gjende. Gjendeosen Kiosk and Gjendesheim tourist cabins have cafés with great view of the National park.
There are skiing slopes across Gjendehalsen from February until Easter. See www.skisporet.no