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Lillehammer - Kvitfjell

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Trail Map




Fly in to Oslo Airport ( OSL )
Oslo: 225 km ( 2 hours 45 minutes drive)
Gardermoen: 198 km (2 1/2 hours drive)
Lillehammer: 55 km (45 minutes drive)
Trondheim: 315 km (3 1/2 hours drive)
Driving directions to the east side:
Exit E6 at Fåvang and follow the signs towards Kvitfjell. After 10 km, follow sign towards middle station and hotels.

Driving directions to the west side:
Exit E6 at Fåvang and make a left after 2 km following the sign towards Rønningen. Follow the same road for about 10 km and you will pass the lift on the west side (on the right). Lodge areas, Tyrihans Cafe, After Ski and more.

Norway Bussekspress has many daily buses to Kvitfjell. The bus stops at Ringebu Skysstasjon. From this stop is about a 15 km drive with car/taxi to Kvitfjell.

Prices from Gardermoen-Ringebu kr. 260,- one way (1/2 price for children under 16 years old)
Prices from Lillehammer-Rinbebu kr. 88,- one way (1/2 price for children under 16 years old)


The Kvitfjell train. Kvitfjell Station has ski in ski out. Daily departures stop at Ringebu Skysstasjon.



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Lillehammer - Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell was built for the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. Since then, it has become one of the best and most modern ski resorts in Northern Europe. Kvitfjell is located just 2.5 - 3 hours north of the Oslo Airport, along the main railway and highway. With Scandinavia's most challenging downhill, the country's best-groomed slopes and a family-friendly area on the Westside, VG, a major Norwegian newspaper, has rated Kvitfjell as Norway's best destination for alpine skiers. - This is thanks to the team of groomers who operate the snow-grooming machines nightly throughout winter. As organizers of both Olympic and World Cup events Kvitfjell know that only the best is good enough. They are groomed to perfection every day throughout the season, says Olympic silver-medallist and former winner of the Giant-Slalom World Cup Ole Kristian Furuseth, also an investor at Kvitfjell. - It's always nice to receive praise, says Henning Teigum, one of the grooming crew. - During the course of a winter season our snow-groomers cover a total of 20 000 kilometres, starting at 4 am every day. - I can't praise you enough. We have a reputation for quality here, and quality is what you deliver, says Ole Kristian as he stops for a chat with Teigum and his colleague Thomas Løkken. Plenty of Room While the standard of trails at many other alpine centres tend to deteriorate towards the end of the day, several of the runs at Kvitfjell remain perfect all day long. The two main reasons for this are that the trails are perfectly groomed and there are many hills and relatively few people at Kvitfjell. - I have worked as a skiing instructor at Verbier in Switzerland for many years, says Gregg Turner from England, and have visited many centres in the Alps. This is my first visit to Kvitfjell, and I have to say that it seems quite unique. I don't think I've ever seen such well-groomed slopes with so few people anywhere in Europe. You can really let yourself go here. Despite the fact that Kvitfjell keeps expanding, there is never any problem finding room 10 lifts, 31 km of groomed slopes, ski park and a permanent skicross slope, good BC/offpist terrain ( ask the locals for hints and directions ) and excellent cross country conditions makes Kvitfjell a good choice for a holiday.

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