Nes Østmark offers beautiful mountain areas that stretch towards Vassfaret. A great area to explore with a little less skiers than Nes Nordmark and Southmark.
Nes Østmark North (950-1199 masl.)
There are tracks running from Buvatn (east) to Vardefjell and some smaller track loops. All crossings are sign-posted. The tracks are made with track machines. App. 30 km in total.
The tracks is prepared every weekend from February 1st (Friday night or Saturday morning) and when needed in the winter holiday (week 8) and Easter.
Nes Østmark South (850-950 masl.)
Tracks are prepared from late November/Early December in weekends throughout the season.
The tracks run through mostly level forest terrain over snow-covered marshes and frozen lakes. The tracks connect with Nes Østmark North and the Valdres tracks.
Recommended routes (all these routes connect through short tracks or by crossing):
1. The Skarstjern Route on Langevassåsen. (10 km).
2. The Vangen Route. (13,5 km). Start off at Buvatn - Grunntjern - Trytehol - Vangen - Bergatjern - Buvatn. The tracks connect with the Valdres tracks at Vangen.
3. The Alketjern Route. (11 km). Buvatn - Svartetjern - Trytehol - Bergatjern - Alketjern - Buvatn. Just after Svartetjern, the track connects to Løken / Vassfaret. It connects with the Valdres tracks at Alketjern.
4. The Buvass Route. (6,5 km). Loop around Buvatn, ski along the shores around parts of the lake.
Thoenmarka and Liemarka.
The main tracks, like from the car park at Langevatn, continue from Fisketjern to Ormevatn and are marked with blue sticks. The main track in its entirety runs from Vardefjell to Ormevatn. These tracks are prepared on weekends from February 1st and every day in the winter holiday and Easter.
For information about the Kråkehaugen (Vassfartoppen) are, contact Kjell and Bjørg Gullingsrud Tel. +47 32 07 21 53, mob. +47 952 88 355.
The tracks are made by Egil Skailand and Sverre Gullingsrud. Kråkehaugen café is open during weekends in the late winter and Easter.