Test the pure snow of one of Norway’s major ski resorts. The family-friendly Hafjell mountain area is internationally known for varied skiing and snowboarding offers. In summer Hafjell moults to a popular playground for mountain and freeride/downhill biking.
Seat yourself comfortably on the lift to the top of Hafjell mountain, where you can glide right into all kinds of skiing, from ski school and gentle blue slopes to seriously challenging black runs.
With access to more than 50 kilometres of alpine slopes, several terrain parks, lifts and a gondola, you rarely get the feeling of crowded pistes. Satisfying the little ones is the main focus in Hafjell – with several ski areas dedicated to kids. In addition to this, Hafjell is the first resort in the Nordic countries to offer SkiMovie, a separate slope equipped with automatic timing and filming equipment. How cool is that?
In the spring, summer and autumn, Hafjell bike park with its numerous trails is a world-class venue for mountain biking. The difficulty ranges from beginner to expert, with a mix of excellent man-made and natural trails.
If you’re more of a hiking type, you can take the Gondola to the top of the mountain and pick one of several hiking trails, some of which are even suitable for prams. The area is also great for fishing.
Hafjell’s culinary flagship, Skavlen Restaurant, lies right next to the Gondola. Choose between delicious Italian pizzas, tender lamb shanks or irresistible cinnamon buns. Skavlen is just one of many exciting eateries in the resort.
With only a 15 minute drive from Lillehammer, it is easy to get to Hafjell and around. If you want to spend the night, the mountain has a wide range of accommodation alternatives, from cabins and chalets to modern ski-in/ski-out hotels.
Get more information on Hafjell’s official website.
Go night skiing in floodlit slopes, join the kids in one of several areas for children, be an alpine star for a day with BMW Ski movie, or enjoy the silence in more than 300 kilometres of cross-country tracks.
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In spring, summer and autumn, you can go freeride/downhill biking in the world renowned Hafjell Bike Park, or take the gondola to the top of the mountain and choose one of many marked hiking trails, with or without your baby carrier.
Norway is an incredible place to explore, with untamed mythical landscapes, mountains, valleys, and fjords. Before you enter the outdoors, get familiar with the nine simple rules of the Norwegian mountain code to help you stay safe.