The Norwegian Mountain Code
The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow
There is a network of well maintained, marked trails and cabins all over Norway. Find hiking offers and read about the main mountain areas.
Here is a guide to all the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen is the tallest mountain at 2,469 metres. Find out more.
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.
Bring the right equipment and clothing, and get tips on first aid.
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.
There is a network of well-maintained, marked paths all over the country. If you want to see Norway at its best, put on your walking boots.
Eastern Norway´s varied landscape around Lillehammer and Hemsedal offers gentle hills and forest tracks to mountain rides. Plan your day trip here.
From vertiginous rock faces and frozen waterfalls to climbing parks and indoor centres, Norway has much to offer climbers of all levels.
Climbing up a frozen waterfall in Rjukan is an exceptional experience.
Norway still shows traces of the Ice Age, when the entire country was covered by ice. Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in Norway.
Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.
Dag E. Haugen, editor of the Norwegian climbing magazine Klatring, gives you his top ten favourite places to climb.
Invented high in the Norwegian mountains of might, the elegant style of Telemark skiing leaves you thrilled with excitement.
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.
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.
Reach speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour on Hardangervidda.
Get the more fun out of your skiing holiday by learning to ski at Norwegian ski schools.
Vierli Snowboard Park is leading the scene. Hemsedal has good off-piste snowboarding and many parks offer high international standards.
Go skiing in the same tracks as Olympic gold medallists Lasse Kjus and Alberto Tomba at Hafjell, or choose another recommended ski resort.
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.
People have been skiing for more than 4,000 years in Norway. In fact, this is where skiing first became a sport.