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Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km

Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km Photo: Sjusjøen
Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km Photo: Sjusjøen

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The Birkebeiner Trail runs from Rena to Lillehammer and is 54 km long.
Get the bus to Sjusjøen, and you can enjoy a gentle ski trip back to Lillehammer along one of the world’s most famous cross-country ski trails. The trail features a number of excellent downhill sections with long, flat marches in between.
Along the way is the Mesna watercourse – ideal for a break. Here you can enjoy the peace and quiet in legendary surroundings.

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • difference in altitude
  • Grading

    • challenging
  • Duration

    • 3 hours

Categories

  • Skiing Skiing
  • Sports Sports
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Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km

The Birkebeiner Trail runs from Rena to Lillehammer and is 54 km long. Get the bus to Sjusjøen, and you can enjoy a gentle ski trip back to...

Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km

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