Alpine skiing and snowboarding
With long skiing traditions and two ski centers, Voss Resort and Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen, Voss has become one of the most established ski destinations in Norway – popular amongst families as well as skiing enthusiasts. It is not without reason that World Cup events are frequently held here.
Voss is one of the most snow-reliable ski destinations in Norway. Altogether 31 miles of well-prepared slopes await, offering varying terrain ranging from forest runs to high alpine slopes with breathtaking views.
The two ski centers in Voss cater for all ages and abilities, from small children and families to expert skiers.
Voss Resort is situated in Bavallen, only three miles from Voss center. A ski bus service operates between Voss and Bavallen daily. Piste map (PDF - 7mb)
Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen is situated in Myrkdalen, 15 miles from Voss center. A ski bus service operates at weekends and during the holidays. Piste map (PDF - 2 Mb).
For the children
At Voss Resort you will find three different skiing areas for children of different skiing abilities. Two of the areas, Badnakrokjen and Grebbesbakken, are free. During weekends and holidays, ski races and other special children’s activities are arranged at Badnakrokjen, with an activity leader on hand.
Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen offers activities for children at weekends, during the holidays and on request. Ski races for children aged three to 12 can be arranged, as well as activities without skis such as sledding, tug of war, face painting and music games. There is a large children's area and slopes specially designed for the little ones, with their own lift and moving carpet.
In Voss you buy your ski passes at the ski centers, Voss Resort or Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen, depending on where you want to ski. If you have a key card you can book online or you can get your ski pass on arrival.
Ski pass prices for Voss Resort
Fjord Tours package deal includes transport to and from Bergen and ski pass to Voss Resort or Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen. Price: 520 NOK per adult. Please note: different prices for children, youth and students. For more information and booking, please visit FjordTours.com.
Both Voss Resort an Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen have ski rentals. They offer boots, skis, poles and snowboard for both youth and adults.
The two ski resorts also have their own ski schools - Voss Resort Ski School and Voss Fjellandsby Ski School.
The ski schools can offer instruction for people of all ages, in both English and Norwegian. They have a wide range of skiing activities, including alpine, Telemark, snowboard, cross-country skiing and more.
Guided off-piste tours can be organised at both ski centres. For booking, please contact:
Guided skiing tours at Voss Resort – on alpine skis or cross-country skis. For booking, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: +47 47 00 47 00.
Sit-ski courses suitable for wheelchair users are offered at Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen. For booking, please email email@example.com or phone: +47 95 99 35 35.
If you want to go cross-country skiing in Voss, you can enjoy groomed cross-country tracks several places. In addition to the two ski resorts (Voss Resort and Voss Fjellandsby), you can go to Voss Ski & Tursenter. Voss Ski & Tursenter hosted the national championship for cross-country skiing in 2012.
See an overview of some of the trails in Voss.
See skiing video from Myrkdalen in Voss:
Winter without skis
There is plenty to do in Voss beside skiing. Other winter activities include:
Please note that some of the activities are available for larger groups, but that they may be organised for individuals/smaller groups on request. Some of the activities need to be pre-booked.
Voss Fjellandsby Myrkdalen will open a new chairlift during the winter season 2013/2014. The lift has a capasity of about 2600 guests per hour. Due to the new lift there will be several new slopes available: Two black-, to red/blue- and three green slopes.