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Follow one of the many marked cross-country ski tracks in Ringerike, Norway - Photo: Kari-Anne Bråthen
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Follow one of the many marked cross-country ski tracks in Ringerike, Norway Photo: Kari-Anne Bråthen

Winter in Ringerike

Several places in Ringerike have good snow conditions during the winter months. If you want to, you can go cross-country skiing all the way to Oslo.

There are numerous cross-country ski trails in Ringerike. At Ringkollen and Kleiva you will find floodlit tracks. Ringkollen also offers downhill skiing and a snowboard park.

When the ice is solid on Tyrifjorden you see people sitting by a hole trying to catch fish. You can also go ice skating in Ringerike, if the conditions are good, you can even go ice skating on the fjords and lakes.

Vikerfjell

Vikerfjell is one of the closest mountains to Oslo, only 1 hour and 30 minutes away by car. Here you have 70 kilometers with prepared cross-country trails, some of them going all the way to the mountain. On clear days you have a fantastic view from here. There is also a small lift giving you the possibility of downhill skiing.

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Last updated:  2014-05-27
Winter scenery at Krokskogen in Ringerike, Norway - Photo: Kari-Anne Bråthen
Winter scenery at Krokskogen in Ringerike, Norway

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Follow one of the many marked cross-country ski tracks in Ringerike, Norway - Photo: Kari-Anne Bråthen

Winter in Ringerike

Several places in Ringerike have good snow conditions during the winter months. If you want to, you can go cross-country skiing all the way to Oslo.

Winter in Ringerike

Source: Visitnorway

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