Sweden Sweden

Worth knowing

The Vasaloppsleden runs for a length of 89 kilometers through Sweden.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 4 days to walk the Vasaloppsleden.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in unmanaged huts.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Vasaloppsleden

89 km
Elevation gain
1.700 m
Elevation loss
1.900 m
Highest Point
533 m
Lowest Point
Mora / 152 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
89 km
1.700 m
1.900 m
533 m
152 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Vasaloppsleden
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in unmanaged huts
Solitude on the Vasaloppsleden
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Vasaloppsleden is:


Arrival to the Vasaloppsleden

You will arrive via Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 6 hours.

Departure from the Vasaloppsleden

Departure is via Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.

You can get to the airport per Zug. Takes about 5 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Vasaloppsleden

What else you should know about the Vasaloppsleden

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