Hike into or out of the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve in Sweden

Kloten is a small village in the wilderness which the public transport system doesn't reach. One way to reach the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve is to hike in and out of the nature reserve.

Hiking in or out of the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve?

If you are thinking about hiking in or out of the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve, the rekommendation is to hike out of the nature reserve. Why? Your backpack will be way lighter when you are on your way back when you have consumed most of your food.

We want to hike out of the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve. How do we get in to the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve?

By transfer. As the public transport system doesn't reach the heart of  the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve, Nordic Discovery has adapted to the siuation and arrange pick-up from the closest train stations Kopparberg, Söderbärke and Skinnskatteberg. Read about pick-up from the closest train stations >>

El sendero de Bergslagen - Bergslagsleden 

El sendero de Bergslagen starts in the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve and winds south for 280 km along 17 stages.

El sendero de Bergslagen starts at the small village square in Kloten, between Wilderness Lodge's Bed & Breakfast and Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center.

You are able to download the hiking trail maps in your GPS or phone.

The Wilderness Lodge  - The perfect hiking accommodation, at the starting point of the Bergslagen Trail

The Wilderness Lodge offers accommodation with beds in dormitory or in private rooms, with or without breakfast. The Wilderness Lodge has a refrigerator and a fully-equipped kitchen.

The first kilometers on the Bergslagen Hiking Trail 

Ir para el punto de empiezo en el sendero de Bergslagen

The Bergslagen trail's starting point is Kloten. Kloten is a small village in the wilderness which the public transport system doesn't reach. Nordic Discovery arrange minibus transfers along the Bergslagen trail according to the following:

Traslados en el sendero de Bergslagen

The prices refers to one-way transfers in SEK from or to Kloten per person.

Number of hikersGillers
klack
Koppar
berg
Stjärn
fors
NY
BERGET
USKAVIÖrebroStenkälle
gården
86256112150188312562
77164129171214357643
68375150200250417750
510090180240300500900
41251122253003756251125
31671503004005008331500
225022545060075012502250
15004509001200150025004500

 

Traslados en la primer etapa del sendero de Bergslagen

The prices refers to one-way transfers in SEK from or to Kloten per person.

Number of hikersÅbostuganLilla Kroktjärnen
Bromossen
8256363
7297272
6338484
540100100
450125125
367167167
2100250250
1200500500

 

Train connections to Kopparberg: http://tagtidtabeller.resrobot.se/See time chart 53.

The Bergslagen Hiking Trail Map

The water-resistant map, covers the first 11 stages on the Bergslagen Hiking Trail. The map is for sale at Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center, at the starting point of the trail. The map is in the scale 1:50 000 and costs 200 SEK.

Bergslagsleden - Trail extention to the north

From Kloten, there continues a marked hiking trail through the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve to the north to the town, Smedjebacken. The distance is 39 km and Smedjebacken has direct train connections to Stockholm.

Accommodation along the hiking trail between Kloten and Smedjebacken: In the village Nyfors (12 km north of  Kloten and  27 km south of Smedjebacken) it is possible to stay for the night at the River Loge. The River Loge is located along the hiking trail at the water front.

www.riverlodgesweden.se 

The hiking trail between Kloten and Nyfors follow the river and this stretch can be paddled in canoes and kayaks all the way to River Lodge.  Information about the canoeing >>

Overview map over the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve >> 

Train connections Smedjebacken-Stockholm: http://tagtidtabeller.resrobot.se/ See time chart 55.

 Hikers are highly recommended to do this hike with a detailed map. Detailed maps are for rent at Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center in Kloten.

You are able to download the following hiking trail maps in your GPS or phone.

Bergslagsleden - Trail extention to the east

From Kloten, there continues a marked hiking trail through the Malingsbo-Kloten Nature Reserve to the east to the hiking trail, Bruksleden, and to the small town, Skinnskatteberg. Skinnskatteberg has direct train connections to Göteborg. Maps over Bruksleden >>

The recommendation is to hike Kloten - Malingsbo - Baggå and canoe Baggå - Skinnskatteberg. Read about the canoeing from Baggå to Skinnskatteberg >>

Hikers are highly recommended to do this hike with a detailed map. Detailed maps are for rent at Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center in Kloten. 

Overview map over the Malingsbo-Kloten Nature Reserve >>

Train connections Göteborg-Skinnskatteberg: http://tagtidtabeller.resrobot.se/ See time chart 54.

Transfers to or from Smedjebacken or Skinnskatteberg

The prices refer to one-way transfers in SEK to or from Kloten.

Number of hikersPrice / person
8125
7143
6167
5200
4250
3333
2500
11000

The starting point for the hiking trails

The small village square in Kloten is the connection point for the hiking trails. The square is located between Wilderness Lodge (Bed & Breakfast) and Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center. The Wilderness Lodge to the left and the Adventure Center to the right on the photo.

Road description to the starting point of the hiking trails >> 

Safe and secure car parking at the starting point of the hiking trails

Car parking is limited in Kloten. The best place to park a car is at Nordic Discovery's guest parking on the meadow at the back side of Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center.

Car parking is free for clients. To become a client is easy. You are welcome to benefit the local economy by buying an ice cream, a soft drink or something else at Nordic Discovery´s Adventure Center. For long time parking the charge is 10 SEK/night.

Hiking maps

Hikers are highly recommended to do their hikes with a detailed map. Detailed maps are for sale and rent at Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center in Kloten. A map briefing about the hiking trails is included in the buying and the rent of the maps. The map rental is 25 SEK for 1 day, 50 SEK for 2 days, 75 SEK for 3 days and 100 SEK for 4 days and more. The price for new maps in water-resistant material is 250 - 300 SEK. Alternatively, you download the digital maps on this page in your GPS or phone.

Or you take a chance and set off without a map, but then you can get lost and run into the forest lady on the picture.

Overview  map on the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve's hiking trails >>   This map is not sufficient because all trails are not marked in the nature and there is a lack of good maintenance at same places (This is not applying to Bergslagsleden which is clearly marked and good maintained).

Winter hiking through the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve

You can do the hikes in the Malingsbo - Kloten Nature Reserve all around the year, but when the snow get too deep you need snow-shoes.

How do we know the local snow depth and if we need snow-shoes or not? You are welcome to ask Nordic Discovery about the amount of snow at the moment. Contacto con Nordic Discovery >>

Where can we find snow-shoes? Snow-shoes are for rent at Nordic Discovery´s Adventure Center. Information about the snow-shoes and snow-shoe rental >>

The forest lady taking a rest and waiting for lost hikers to spellbind.

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