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Örebro: Svinhöjden - 436 m
Location: 10 km SSW Gravendal
Coordinates: N 59°59.482'   E 14°28.150'
Approx. height: 436 m
Hiking: Class 1 (What's this?)
Hiking distance: 1.2 km round trip
Elevation Gain: 86 m
  Topographic: 12E SO Säfsnäs
  Road map: 123 Säfsnäs

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Örebro County Highpoint
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1. From route 63 in Hällefors, drive towards town center along the northern main street. Cross the railroad, turn right and drive north to Sävsjön, about 15 km. Turn left and continue north about 11.5 km to St. Tornsjön. Turn left on a dirtroad and then left again after about 250 m. Continue to road's end, appr. 750 m, and park.
2. From Grängesberg, drive south on route 60. About 4.5 km south of the railroad bridge, in Silverhöjden, turn right towards Yxsjöberg. Drive west to Yxsjöberg, appr. 14.7 km, and continue to Gravendal, an additional 21.4 km. Continue south of lake Skärsjön in Gravendal towards Mörttjärn and then towards Sävsjön. About 10 km from Gravendal, in St. Tornsjön, turn right to a dirtroad and then left after appr. 250 m. Continue to road's end, appr. 750 m, and park.
Hike up the hill along the northern edge of the clear-cut area. Continue upwards when in the woods. There are large boulders spread around the summit and an old shred has collapsed on the summit. Somewhere in the moss there is a triangle mark.
Topo map, Svinhöjden in Örebro County
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Last modified: Sun Jan 16 16:06:41 W. Europe Standard Time 2005