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Erected in 1787, this octagonal stone church is also called "The Gudbrandsdal Dome"....
Skeikampen, at 1,123 metres above sea level, is not one of Norway’s highest mountains, but it is easily accessible. It takes approx. 1 hour on foot to reach the summit. The trail takes you on a scenic route along the Skeikampen ridge. The view from the top is outstanding, a gigantic panorama of the nearby mountains and the Peer Gynt Road, Jotunheimen and Dovrefjell, the golf course and the area round Skeikampen. The trail is 6-7 km long and takes 2-4 hours. It is a scenic walk which most people can manage. If you choose to go for the summit, there is a steep 350-metre climb over a distance of 1.5 km.
Sightseeing in Lillehammer and its surroundings:
A sightseeing trip in Lillehammer can easily be combined with a visit to Maihaugen, the Norwegian Oly...
Prestkampen is the highest peak at Skeikampen, at 1,244 m above sea level. From the summit there is a wonderful view of large areas of the Gausdal Valley and Peer Gynt’s Kingdom, and towards Rondane in the north and Jotunheimen in the northwest. This is a more demanding route. The walk is 12-16 km long and takes 4-6 hours depending on the choice of trails. It is a route for seasoned walkers and not recommended for small children or persons without walking experience.
Family rivercanoeing with Nordseter Fjellpark, only 15 minutes from Lillehammer
This rambling tour is suitable for persons who wish to spend some active days in the mountains, but who also want a certain degree of comfort. On this tour you will not need to over-exert yourself by carrying heavy rucksacks; the tour is with luggage transport.
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Once you understand the basic technique of cross-country skiing, it is largely a question of practice. Having said that, the first lesson is all important. There are some things you need to know that are hard to work out by trial and error. You really need a good teacher because even experienced skiers often can't explain what they are doing....
Ski trail prepared as soon as the snow arrives, and which connects the cross-country skiing facilities at Natrudstilen and Sjusjøen. The route is ideal for novice skiers, and is highly popular throughout the winter season. Both Sjusjøen and Natrudstilen can be used as starting point, and a roundtrip is possible as the trail form part of a network.