Øyermoen to Askosberget Hiking Trail

Stage 5 of Finnskogleden

  • Photo: Marius Nergård Pettersen

Essential info

  • Destination: Finnskogleden
  • Season: June–October
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 13.6 kilometers (point‑to‑point)
  • Elevation Gain: 0 meters
  • Duration: 4–6 hours

About Øyermoen to Askosberget

This route is stage 5 of the full Finnskogleden hike. Stage 6 is from Askosberget to Røgden.

Trail description

From the Nedre Øieren farm, follow the trail heading north. The terrain rises slightly over a wooded hill before the heading down towards the river Rotna with its ancient glacial formations. Continue following the trail as it rises up towards the towns of Linna and Mellombråten. From Linna, continue along the border between Norway and Sweden for a few kilometers towards border cairn 83, before crossing over the border back into Norway and continuing another 2 km to the cabin, Askosberget. 


  • Drinking water is available from lakes and creeks along the trail

Where to stay

Askosberget is a private, unattended cabin without supplies. Please contact Kari or Edmund Grohshenning in advance on +47 416 58 581.

You must hike another 5 kilometers to reach the next accommodation at Nyckkelvattnet and Gåstjärnskoian.


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