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The top trail - Skeikampen

The top trail - Skeikampen Photo: Jon Gunnar Henriksen
The top trail - Skeikampen Photo: Jon Gunnar Henriksen
Skeikampen, at 1,123 metres above sea level, is not one of Norway’s highest mountains, but it is easily accessible. The view from the top is outstanding, a gigantic panorama of the nearby mountains and the Peer Gynt Road, Jotunheimen and Dovrefjell.

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
  • 4 hours
  • 3 hours
  • Mountain
May - October

Contact information

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.


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  • Hiking Hiking


Skeikampen is situated about 3 hours north of Oslo and 35 minutes north of Lillehammer. Trains from Oslo and Trondheim call at Lillehammer. In the season, local bus 265 will take you from Lillehammer to Skei. Driving directions from the south: Follow the E6 north to Lillehammer, but continue beyond the Lillehammer turn-off. Take the Gausdal exit (Route 255). Toll road. Follow the road through Segalstad Bru towards Svingvold. Turn left at Svingvold (Skeisvegen Road). Follow the road about 10 km to Skeikampen. Driving directions from the north: Follow the E6 south to Tretten. At Tretten, turn off towards Gausdal and Skei (Route 254). After 8 km, you will arrive at Svingvold. Turn right towards Skei (Skeisvegen Road) and follow this road about 10 km until you arrive at Skeikampen.


  • Nature and terrain

    • mountain
    • mountainous terrain
    • hiking area
    • steep
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Season

    • august
    • summer
    • may
    • spring
    • june
    • september
    • july
    • october
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
    • 3 hours
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The top trail - Skeikampen - Photo: Jon Gunnar Henriksen

The top trail - Skeikampen


The top trail - Skeikampen

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