No special access issues
No special rules for access.
Remember that the forest is shared with hikers, mountain bikers, trail runners etc. Be polite and considerate, clean up after yourself, and brush off tick marks before you leave.
Search for "Østmarka Idrettsbarnehage" for where the approach begins.
🚗 Driving 🚗
Parking is limited, public transport recommended. Public parking available near Hellerudsvingen 28, 0684 Oslo (59.899910, 10.851864). From Oslo city centre take Rv162, E6, Tvetenveien and Hellerudveien to Hellerudsvingen in Bydel Østensjø. Takes about 15 minutes. Alternative, limited street parking is available on the north side of the area, near Trollåsveien 45, 0672 Oslo (59.907261, 10.856318).
🚌 Public transport 🚇
🚇 Metro/T-bane: Line 3-Mortensrud (Eastbound) to Oppsal station. From Oppsal, follow blue marked DNT-path towards Østmarka until you get to the parking lot by the edge of the forest. The walk takes about 15 minutes. About 35 minutes in total from city centre to approach start.
🚌 Bus: Bus 76-Mortensrud T or 79-Åsbråten to Solbergliveien stop if coming from Oslo central areas. Transfer from metro is possible at Helsfyr or Hellerud station to the buses above. The bus stop is right next to the parking lot/approach start.
🚶♀️ Approach 🚶♂️
Good gravel path from parking lot. Follow path eastwards, into the forest. The first boulder (Islas Canarias) is visible from the path on the left side after about 8 min of walking. For Doktorgrenda, Faen ta, Grevling, Stalker and more, continue a bit further on the gravel track until you see a picnic bench on the left. Follow the trail to the left by the bench to the sectors. Granittveggen is even further along the gravel track, visible on the left just before the track starts to go downhill. Most boulders and sectors in the area can be reached by unmarked trails (map in app shows existing trails). From the north parking, the Grevling area is just a couple of minutes walk eastwards.