Nysæternakken from Ørskogfjellet (ski)


Estimated net time Less than one hour.
Difficulty No difficulties.
Drinking water No stable access to running water.
GSM coverage Coverage throughout the route (April 2014).
Parking Room for several cars around trail head if ploughed.
Start height 304 metres
Vertical metres 245 metres for the roundtrip.
Trip distance 2.5 km
GPS-file X


Route photo



Start measuring from where road 650 runs south, just east of Sjøholt centre, and drive road E39/E136 9.1 km in the direction of Vestnes and turn right onto a gravel road running parallel with E39. Park close to the west end of the gravel road.

Start skiing by heading 600 metres south-east and then gradually turn right an head up Nysæternakken's south-east slopes. You will find a wooden pole marking the summit.

Descend by reversing your ascent route.



06. April 2014

We ha bought new skis to Njål and wanted to give him an easy test. There wasn't a lot of snow but sufficient for OK skiing. After an easy ascent we headed back down, which was the real test.

Photos 06.04.2014