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Mountain fun all year long

The mountains at Skeikampen have been a popular recreation area for generations.
Get ready to explore the beautiful area in and around Skeikampen.

Skeikampen .
Photo: Esben Haakenstad
Skeikampen .
Photo: Esben Haakenstad

With no less than 600 kilometres of ski trails at every skill level to enjoy, this is an ideal base for both short and long trips.

Skeikampen .
Photo: Esben Haakenstad
Skeikampen .
Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Ready for some adventure on two wheels?

Many riders consider Skeikampen the best place for mountain biking in Norway.

The mountains also offer ideal opportunities for hiking.

Skeikampen .
Photo: Jon Gunnar Henriksen / Skeikampen resort
Skeikampen .
Photo: Jon Gunnar Henriksen / Skeikampen resort

Skeikampen Alpine Centre has numerous slopes at all levels of difficulty.

The express chairlift takes you to the top in less than four minutes.

Here, you will also find a separate children’s area, where kids can play to their heart’s delight in a safe environment.

Family skiing in Skeikampen .
Photo: Skeikampen Resort
Family skiing in Skeikampen .
Photo: Skeikampen Resort

Want to explore these beautiful surroundings at your own pace?

Scroll below and start planning your trip today!

Family skiing in Skeikampen .
Photo: Skeikampen Resort
Family skiing in Skeikampen .
Photo: Skeikampen Resort

Glide down a slope, hike up a mountain, or simply sit back and enjoy the lovely surroundings – welcome to Skeikampen!

Skeikampen is a historic ski resort located about 3 hours from Oslo and half an hour from Lillehammer. The first cross-country tourists arrived in 1895 and the first ski lift was built in 1959. Since then, Skeikampen has developed into a modern and family-friendly mountain retreat.

Skeikampen is renowned for its splendid cross-country terrain and many trails that lead you into the realm of Peer Gynt, one of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most famous characters.

When the seasons change, so do the activities on offer. In the summer, the mountains are perfect for hiking. If you think life is better on a mountain bike, you’ll definitely like Skeikampen. With its 800-metre elevation, there are multiple exciting biking trails in the nearby mountain forests to try out. Many people consider Skeikampen to be the best place for mountain biking in Norway.

Find more inspiration on Skeikampen’s official website.

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Things to do in Skeikampen

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Where to stay

From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home at Skeikampen.

Getting around in Skeikampen

Get in-depth travel information on Skeikampen official website.
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Top attractions at Skeikampen
Skeikampen is known as one of Norway's best places for mountain biking. Read more
Bike rental Skeikampen
The route goes to Fagerhøi along the Peer Gynt road and goes through the region over the mountain plateau, from Espedalen to Skeikampen. Read more
Bike ride from Skeikampen to Fagerhøi (13,5 km)
Medium to hard route starts at nice gravel road into Gammeldalen. The next hour you will get one of the best singel tracks in Norway. Read more
Bike trail - Around Skeikampen (12,6 km)
A technically demanding bicycle route in beautiful scenery, suitable for experienced mountain bikers. Read more
Bike trail from Skeikampen to Skardbua (23,5 km)
Skeikampen Alpine Centre offers 11 lifts and 21 slopes totaling 21 kilometers, with an vertical drop of 350 m Read more
Skeikampen Alpine centre
With Skeikampen as starting point, the trail follows the Peer Gynt route to Fagerhøi. The trail is prepared as soon as the snow arrives, and is ideal… Read more
Peer Gyntløypa from Espedalen to Skeikampen (87 km)
A medium advances route where you get to enjoy some of the best views Skeikampen has to offer. The tour starts at the top of Skeikampen, 1124 meters… Read more
Biketrail - Skeikampen-Skardbua-Dørdalssætra (24,2 km)
At the Skeikampen Ski Rental, you can hire everything you need for all your winter leisure pursuits. The outlet is located at the bottom of the alpine… Read more
Skeikampen ski rental
Trails lead through a diverse and breathtaking scenery, and are designed to cater for all skill levels and weather conditions. Read more
Skeikampen, Cross-country Skiing
Skeikampen, at 1123 metres above sea level, is not one of Norway's highest mountains, but it is easily accessible. The view from the top is… Read more
The top trail - Skeikampen
Beautiful trail leading from the forest to the high mountain and back. Excellent trip in either direction – both with a downhill section at the… Read more
The Skeikampen Round (13 km)
This great trail around Skeikampen is around 8 km long, over gently sloping terrain, and shows the varied nature that it has to offer. The trail is… Read more
Trail around Skeikampen
Hotels and more
Thon Hotel Skeikampen enjoys an idyllic location at the foot of Skeikampen. The hotel is only 300 metres from the nearest ski lift, and 400 meters… Read more
Thon Hotel Skeikampen
Skeikampen has all sorts of different options when it comes to accommodation. Read more
Skeikampen Booking
Skeikampen Servicesenter is centraly located at the foot of Skeikampen. The rooms are available during winter seasons and is a popular place to stay… Read more
Skeikampen Servicesenter
Paulsrud is a working dairy farm in the Lillehammer region of Norway, with milk production year round. We have 3 beautiful old-style cabins available… Read more
Paulsrud Farm
Liomseter enjoys a beautiful location in an old cultural landscape, in the heart of Langsua National Park – Gausdal Vestfjell. Read more
Liomseter Turisthytte
Liomseter Turisthytte serves good food at an affordable price! Read more
Liomseter Turisthytte
Veisten Landhotel is located in Vestre Gausdal, approx. 30 km from Lillehammer. Read more
Veisten Landhotel
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    • Skeikampen train

      By train

      There are several daily departures to Lillehammer, which is the nearest train station, located about 40 minutes from Skeikampen. From Lillehammer, you can go by local bus to Skeikampen.

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    • Skeikampen road

      By road

      There are several daily express bus departures from Oslo to Lillehammer. Travel time is around 3 hours. From Lillehammer, get on the bus directly to Skeikampen.

      If you choose to go by car from Oslo, follow E6 to Lillehammer, continue north-bound and take the exit towards Gausdal (RV255). Drive through Segalstad Bru, turn left at Svingvoll towards Skei (Skeisvegen) and continue about 10 kilometres.

      From Trondheim, follow E6 to Tretten. Take the exit towards Gausdal anf follow directions as mentioned above.

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    • Skeikampen plane

      By plane

      Skeikampen is located around 3 hours by road from Oslo Airport. From the airport, continue by train or bus to Lillehammer and get on the local bus directly to Skeikampen.

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