Although the Lindesnes Region is most known for it's beaches, lighthouses and archipelagos, it is also made of beautiful mountains. In Åseral you will find ski resorts with downhill slopes for both kids and adults, and nice groomed trails for cross country skiing. One of them leads to the highest mountain, Skoræ, at 1041 meter, where you can enjoy an amazing view.
At Bortelid there are several different types of ski trails for all ages and degrees of difficulty. There are trails for the children with plenty of resting places in the sun, and trails high in the mountains for the more experienced ones. Bortelid Skisenter is the largest alpine ski resort in Åseral, and is also one of the largest in the region. Here you will find slopes for both beginners and skilful ones. It is a popular choice for a skiing vacation.
In a short distance from Bortelid, you will find Ljosland Skisenter. It’s a popular place for snowboarders, with two ski lifts and a long route down with 1500 km. If you get cold or need something to eat, there is a two story cabin available for you. If you would rather go cross country skiing, there are several different paths available around the Skisenter. For more information about the slopes, cross country trails or more about Ljosland Skisenter, visit their webpage.
At Eikerapen there are cross country trails for everyone: the three km trail is perfect for families, or you can venture out on the 15 km if you want more of a challenge. Eikerapen Alpinsenter is only one hour drive from Mandal or Kristiansand and have one of the best alpine slopes in the South of Norway. They also organize events for the whole family throughout the season. Check out their webpages for this years events and more information.