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The Olympic trails (16,7 km)

The Olympic trails (16,7 km) Photo: Esben Haakenstad
The Olympic trails (16,7 km) Photo: Esben Haakenstad
If you are in good physical condition, you should test your stamina along the Olympic 50 km cross-country trail. This was where Vladimir Smirnoff famously beat Bjørn Dæhli to the gold medal. The courses used during the Lillehammer Winter Olympics are considered the most challenging in the world.

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If you are in good physical condition, you should test your stamina along the Olympic 50 km cross-country trail. This was where Vladimir Smirnoff famously beat Bjørn Dæhli to the gold medal. The courses used during the Lillehammer Winter Olympics are considered the most challenging in the world.

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  • Sports Sports
  • Skiing Skiing

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  • Nature and terrain

    • difference in altitude (575 meter)
  • Grading

    • expert
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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The Olympic trails (16,7 km) - Photo: Esben Haakenstad

The Olympic trails (16,7 km)

If you are in good physical condition, you should test your stamina along the Olympic 50 km cross-country trail. This was where Vladimir Smirnoff famou...

The Olympic trails (16,7 km)

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