Back to the Roots: Telemark Skiing in Norway
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 8,100 feet above sea level.
Geilo is the perfect ski destination for the whole family, with several ski areas and slopes varying from beginner to expert level.
In the book "Ski Guide to Norway" Geilo was one of the best places to go skiing with children in Norway. Here you can see why.
In a wooden house in the childrens area in Geilolia Ski Resort, you find Trollklubben Child Care with daycare for children from 0 - 8 years old.
Visit Geilo and enjoy skiing at one of Norway’s oldest and most comprehensive ski resorts, then relax on the train back.
The cross country trails are color coded by difficulty level. Here are the different options.
Cross-country skiing in Norway is free of charge. Well-groomed tracks are found in large parts of the country. Here are some recommended areas.
Try alpine skiing and snowboarding at Vrådal Panorama Ski Center, or cross-country skiing in the surrounding mountains.
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.
Reach speeds of up to 60 miles per hour on Hardangervidda.
Geilo Ski Patrol is one of the oldest professional rescue teams in Norwegian ski resorts, with more than 30 years of experience
Oslo Winter Park and Vierli lead the scene. Hemsedal has good off-piste snowboarding and many parks offer high international standards.
Høvringen is a traditional cross-country skiing area within Rondane national park.
Get the more fun out of your skiing holiday by learning to ski at Norwegian ski schools.
Oppdal Ski Resort is located south of Trondheim in Central Norway, and offers several ski lifts and plenty of pistes spread over four mountains.
Go skiing in the same tracks as Olympic gold medallists Lasse Kjus and Alberto Tomba at Hafjell, or choose another recommended ski resort.
People have been skiing for more than 4,000 years in Norway. In fact, this is where skiing first became a sport.