A quality marked Värmland trail is a hiking trail that has been checked and approved by the Värmland Trails Association. This means that the trail fulfils specific quality criteria: that the trail marking is easy to follow, that bridges, boardwalks and rest areas are well maintained and that there are signs in Swedish, English and German. In addition, all relevant landowners are positive towards the trail.
A sustainable pleasure
Värmland boasts a total of 21 quality-assured hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty to give you awesome experiences of Värmland's fabulous natural landscapes. There is information on all the trails below so you can plan your next hiking adventure and research what you can do along the way.
Hiking trails’ degrees of difficulty
The degree of difficulty reflects a composite assessment of a trail’s contour profile and its surface underfoot. The most difficult passages determine the classification of the trail or individual stage. The Värmland hiking trails operate with the following degrees of difficulty.
DEGREES OF DIFFICULTY
The trail crosses ground that is flat or has a slight incline. The path surface is even, without steps or rocky sections. The trail is at least one metre broad.
Relatively easy to negotiate. All or parts of the trail follow natural pathways. Height differentials should pose no problem to persons with normal levels of fitness.
Harder to negotiate owing to steep sections and more considerable height differentials that require above average levels of fitness.
Harder to negotiate owing to steep sections and more considerable height differentials that require above average levels of fitness. Previous outdoor experience required as the trail crosses undeveloped areas. Hikers must be properly equipped and carry all necessary items with them.