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Ready for downhill cycling in Hafjell in Eastern Norway - Photo: Esben Haakenstad
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Ready for downhill cycling in Hafjell in Eastern Norway Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Downhill cycling in Hafjell

With 14 trails and 25 kilometres of tracks, Hafjell Bike Park is a world class venue for downhill biking.

Hafjell Bike Park is a full service downhill biking resort for beginners and experts in downhill biking.

Here you find 15 trails plus a dirt jump spot accessible by gondola and chairlift. Difficulty range from beginner to expert with a mix of excellent machine built and natural trails. Hafjell also offers a bike-shop/workshop and rental service with 120 downhill bikes and 25 cross-country bikes.

The bike park designer Snorre Pedersen is well known in the industry for creating a true paradise for the downhill enthusiasts. Whether you prefer downhill, cross-country or trail riding, the Hafjell gondola heightens the experience with the perfect entrance to the scenery over Gudbrandsdalen valley from the mountain plateau. 4 restaurants is situated on the mountain.

Hafjell has a well-deserved reputation for innovative and safe trail design and is a paradise for downhill enthusiasts from all over the world. The bike park will proudly host the UCI downhill World Cup 2013 and the UCI Mountain Bike World Championship 2014.

 

When

The season runs from June to October.

The park's opening hours are available online (usually 10.00 – 17.00).

Bike rental

The Hafjell bike shop has 120 downhill bikes and 20 cross-country bikes to rent. The shop sells a range of spare parts, safety gear and bike clothing. There is also a workshop that can help you with any mechanical problems, regardless of whether you have hired a bike or brought your own.

How to get to Hafjell

From Oslo or Oslo Airport Gardermoen you can go by train or car (around two and a half hours). Contact the Norwegian State Railways (NSB) in advance if you want to bring your bike on the train. The shuttle bus service from Lillehammer (20 minutes) also carries bikes.

Where to stay

Hafjell is situated in the small town of Øyer in the Gudbrandsdalen Valley and offers many hotels, apartments, cottages and campsites.

Book online at hafjellbooking.com or phone +47 61 24 90 00.

Hafjell Bike Park has several restaurants that offer a range of dishes, from fast food to top quality cuisine. On the mountain plateau there is a brand new restaurant with excellent food and beverages.

Useful links

Download a trailmap.
Watch Hafjell Bike Park's biking videos.
Visit Hafjell Bike Park on Facebook.

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Last updated:  2014-02-20
Downhill cycling in Hafjell in Eastern Norway - Photo: Snorre Pedersen/Hafjell
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Ready for downhill cycling in Hafjell in Eastern Norway - Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Downhill cycling in Hafjell

With 14 trails and 25 kilometres of tracks, Hafjell Bike Park is a world class venue for downhill biking.

Downhill cycling in Hafjell

Source: Visitnorway

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