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Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km

Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km Photo: Jørgen Skaug
Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km Photo: Jørgen Skaug
The Birkebeiner Trail runs from Rena to Lillehammer and is 54 km long.

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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.

Green travel

Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

Eco-lighthouse Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism Green travel

Categories

  • Sports Sports
  • Skiing Skiing

Facilities

  • Classification

    • eco-lighthouse
  • Nature and terrain

    • difference in altitude (340 meter)
  • Grading

    • challenging
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km - Photo: Jørgen Skaug

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 Lillehamme...

Birkebeinerløypa (Sjusjøen-Lillehammer) 15 km

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