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The World Heritage Trail (Värlsarvsleden)

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The World Heritage Trail is a +100 km long trail winding through the heart of the High Coast of Sweden.


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73.9

Miles

119.0

KM

91%

Runnable

907' 276 m

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0' 0 m

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9,546' 2,910 m

Up

9,546' 2,909 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

45%

Max Grade (24°)

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Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · Lake · Spring · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

The World Heritage Trail is over 100km long and visits six out of the twelve sights highlighted by the county administration as official sights within the High Coast World Heritage area. In Häggvik, Norrfällsviken, Sörleviken, Rödklitten and Högklinten, runners are able to study the land rise phenomenon. The sixth sight is Högabonden that you can reach by taking a ferry from Barsta and Bönhamn.

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Runner Notes

This trail goes in a loop. Trailhead: Främmeveda (small parking lot for free)

A suggestion is to run this trail in 3-4 days. You have several alternatives when it comes to
accommodation (scroll down for English) or you can use a tent.

Suggestion
Day 1:
Främmeveda - Norrfällsviken, 28 km

Day 2:
Alt. 1: Norrfällsviken - Bönhamn, 39 km
Alt. 2: Norrfällsviken - Fällsvikshamnen, 52 km

Day 3:
Alt. 1: Bönhamn - Främmeveda, 48 km
Alt. 2: Fällsvikshamnen - Främmeveda, 35 km

Description

The trail consists of 14 sections, as described on the information boards placed along the route. Additional information on the terrain and the surface of the trail, accommodation, food and refreshments, etc. is available per section on varldsarvsleden.nu (scroll down for English). Sections 13 and 14 are also part of the Höga Kusten Trail.

The trail passes several nature reserves, 29 villages and fishing villages, and many sites of great natural beauty.

The landscape has been formed by 10,000 years of land uplift, following the last Ice Age, and is characterized by its deep inlets and valleys, lakes, and steep hillsides.

Read more about the High Coast of Sweden >>.

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Johan Ahlberg

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High Coast of Sweden, picture taken from Rödklitten, a Place of Geological Interest, with hillfort, cave and spectacular view.
Nov 16, 2018 near Nordingrå, SE

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