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Hike to Skaugum

Take the trip to the "Crown Prince's Backyard". Well at the top you can see their yard at Skaugum. From Skaugumåsen you have one of Asker's most beautiful views. This has been a favorite destination for locals for more than 100 years. There is a steep hike up to the peak.

Make an excursion to the "Crown Prince's Backyard". Well at the top you can see their yard at Skaugum. From Skaugumåsen you have one of Asker's most beautiful views. This has been a favorite destination for locals for more than 100 years.

There is a steep hike up to the peak. Some people think the trail is a bit scary with smaller children, but the kids show great joy in getting to the top - so give it a try. It's worth it.


From the parking lot at Sem follow the path around the Holtet manor house belonging to Skaugum, before passing the large pressure pool for Asker's water supply and arraiving by the information board for the Skaugumsåsen nature reserve.

The ridge is the northernmost growing site for mistletoe that are protected in Norway. It is evergreen and feeds on other trees.

Now the ascent begins, and then the path follows som up-and-downs to the top. Enjoy the view from the Drøbaksundet to Oslo.


Finish the tour with a visit "Smia" where NaKuHel has home-made food, grows vegetables, has a gallery with art exhibitions and somethimes arrange themed events.

We wish you a nice trip.

Practical information:

The tour goes southeast in the West Marka. Starting point Sem "utfartsparking", between Semsveien 180 and 191 at Sem Gjestegård / Nakuhel or a little further down at Jansløkka school.

Public transport: Bus 706 from Asker or Sandvika / Holmen, Grana stop.


Hiking distance: 2.2 km round trip from Sem to the hiking destination on the hill (348 m asl). Terrain: Heavy climb from Sem to the top of the hill. 

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Hike to Skaugum

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