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'In the footsteps of Peer Gynt', our popular mountain hike from hotel to hotel, starts at Skeikampen and ends in Espedalen about 67 km “as the crow flies”.
Kyrakampen, 979 m above sea level, is north-west of Austlid Fjellstue. The summit offers incredible views of Skeikampen and parts of the Peer Gynt Mountain Road, plus Jotunheimen and Rondane further in the distance.
This great trail around Skeikampen is around 8 km long, over gently sloping terrain, and shows the varied nature that it has to offer. The trail is suitable for most people.
Helgafossen is a great trail specially tailored to families at Skeikampen. The round trip covers around 4 km of flat terrain.
Come with our guides for either an exciting biking, hiking, fishing or paddling trip to the Langsua national park.
Discover the fascinating forest, passing mysterious
lakes and testing the brown trout. During 4 to 5 hours the guide present the
forest in the area between Gausdal and Lillehammer.
Come with our guides to an exciting combination of biking, hiking, fishing and paddling for two days, one stay overnight in a lavo in the Langsua national park. Visit the deep forests, the wild streams, the peaceful lakes in area that rise up to 1700m absl.
Prestkampen is the highest peak at Skeikampen, at 1,244 m above sea level. From the summit there is a wonderful view of large areas of the Gausdal Valley and Peer Gynt’s Kingdom, and towards Rondane in the north and Jotunheimen in the northwest. This is a more demanding route. The walk is 12-16 km long and takes 4-6 hours depending on the choice of trails. It is a route for seasoned walkers and not recommended for small children or persons without walking experience.
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.
The top of Skeikampen is a great starting point for several hikes this summer. What about a break in Galten Kafé? Start your hike easy by taking the chair lift to the top.