Gruvliløypa Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-country skiing for everybody with a view

  • Photo: Solveig Græsli

  • Photo: Jo Mosenden

Essential info

  • Destination: Lesja
  • Season: January–April
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 7.8 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 260 meters
  • Duration: 1–1.5 hours

About Gruvliløypa

Gruvliløypa is a nice cross-country skiing track in light hilly terrain. The trail runs in the sunny side between Lesjaskog and Lesjaverk.  

Getting there

Drive off the E136 to Lesjaskog. Follow Øverbygdsvegen to the end and park at the designated place below the barn in Brandlie. 

Otherwise, you can start at Lesjaverk. Then drive off the E136 just west of Coop Marked Lesjaverk. Follow Søristuguvegen. Parking lot at the end of Dosethvegen.

Trail description

This cross-country skiing track is a nice and slightly hilly track suited for everybody. Gruvliløypa is located in the sun-facing hillside between Lesjaskog and Lesjaverk. The tracks is shielded for much weather, but it has several nice viewpoints over the lake Lesjaskogsvatnet.

At Gruvlia, you can find a great traditional shelter.


The cross-country skiing track is prepared every weekend.


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