The Norwegian Mountain Code
More fun, more snow, more choice. The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow conditions throughout.
Find detailed information on the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen in Jotunheimen is the tallest mountain at 2,469 metres above sea level.
For a ticket to adventure, bring your mountain bike to Norway. There are cycle routes on gravel roads, in the mountains and along rough cart roads.
The Norwegian mountain wilderness is easily accessible. Go skiing, hiking or biking, or join a musk ox safari.
Find safety tips and practical information to help you make the most out of your hiking holiday in Norway.
The national parks safeguard the rich diversity of Norway's natural heritage, for nature's sake, for our own and for future generations.
The Norwegian Trekking Association offers marked trails all over Norway. Stay at a new cabin or hotel each night, and explore large mountain areas.
Changing weather makes it important to take precautions and bring the right gear.
Bring the right equipment and clothing, and get tips on first aid.
Hiking in Norway is an incredible experience. Find a few of the most spectacular areas of them all, from the wild and extreme to family-friendly fun
Eastern Norway´s varied landscape around Lillehammer and Hemsedal offers gentle hills and forest tracks to mountain rides. Plan your day trip here.
Norway still shows traces of the Ice Age, when the entire country was covered by ice. Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in Norway.
Dag E. Hagen, editor of the Norwegian climbing magazine Klatring, reveals his top 10 favourite places to climb in Norway.
Climbing up a frozen waterfall in Rjukan is an exceptional experience.
Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.
From vertiginous rock faces and frozen waterfalls to climbing parks and indoor centres, Norway has much to offer climbers of all levels.
Finding the hike that is right for you is easy with Norway’s grading system.
Jeremy Fischer lived comfortably in L.A. but decided to make a drastic change in his life. One day he spontaneously quit his job and headed to Norway.
Get the more fun out of your skiing holiday by learning to ski at Norwegian ski schools.
Oslo Winter Park Tryvann and Vierli lead the scene. Hemsedal has good off-piste snowboarding and many parks offer high international standards.
The Norwegian Trekking Association presents 10 favourite iconic mountain hikes in Norway. Besseggen and Preikestolen are among their recommendations.
Reach speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour on Hardangervidda.
Choose skiing close to the capital of Oslo. Travel to Norway's largest ski resort in Trysil or to the oldest in Geilo. All resorts are child friendly.
Cross-country skiing in Norway is free of charge. Well-prepared tracks are found in large parts of the country. Here are some recommended areas.
Tour suggestions include the Jotunheimen and Rondane National Parks and the old Pilgrims' Trail. Choose to walk with a guide or by yourself.
Invented high in the Norwegian mountains of might, the elegant style of Telemark skiing leaves you thrilled with excitement.
People have been skiing for more than 4,000 years in Norway. In fact, this is where skiing first became a sport.