From Hompland, 7 km north of Tonstad, there are several trails up the mountain west of the valley. to Steindalsknuten it is 6.3 km to go from the road if you start south of Hompland by the Hemså river. Then one walks first over a pasture field and up an old riding trail. You enter a tractor road leading into Steian. Here you turn left onto the gravel road until you see signs from the road and into the path along the east side of Øvre Løyntjønn. Parts of the trip up to Heimrestøl have some moist soil, but after that the landscape opens and trees become smaller when approaching the high mountains.
The trip continues up Grønheia but turns 800 m before Steindalsknuten and continues 3.5 km further over Klovsteinheia and up the mountain up to Falkeknuten. Here, one looks beyond large mountain ranges on all sides.
The trip up from Hompland is 9.1 km and the altitude difference is 766 m. The trail crosses lots of marshes, signs are marked. No steep or exposed parties.
The trip is demanding because of the distance, if one is to go back and forth from the valley it is over 18 km.
Length: 20.2 km (back and forth)
Increase: 810 m