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Haugesund airport Karmøy, or any major Norwegian airport.
 
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By car from:

Oslo

E 18 towards Drammen, over the bridge, turn right onto E 134 direction Haugesund. Follow this for four hours through Kongsberg, Notodden (tasty burgers at Hydro Texaco by the roundabout), Vinje, Haukeli until you see Røldal at the end of the tunnels after the Haukeli mountain pass. App 4,5 hours.

Bergen

Follow E 16/Rv7 to Kvanndal, car ferry to Utne, Rv 555 to Odda, then Rv 13 to Røldal. App 3 hours.

Stavanger

E 39 to Aksdal, then E 134 to Røldal. For a scenic route, aim for Rv 13. App 3 hours 15 min.

Kristiansand

Follow Rv 9 until you reach Haukeli, then turn left. App 4 hours.

Haugesund

Follow E 134 to Røldal. App 2 hours.

 

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http://www.nor-way.no Nor-Way Bussekspress has options from many Norwegian cities.

 
 
 
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Røldal
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Røldal is a small township in western Norway, in the middle ages a popular pilgrimage destination as the cross in Røldal stave church reputedly held healing powers. Today the pilgimage is because Røldal is known to have some of the deepest snow in Europe, freeriders from all over Europe travel here. The skiresort has one chairlift that takes you up to 1000 m height, where 4 draglifts take you up to 1284 m. For AT/BC fans 1000 m vertical is possible in one run. Røldal is a hidden and charming village of 520 people, southwest of the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Røldal has some of the deepest snow in Europe, and normal snowdepths are 2-5 meters. Average snowfall during the winter is 12 meters (480 inches). Røldal Freeride Challenge has been arranged since 2000, since 2008 it's been part of the Freeride World Qualifying Series (FWQS), visit http://roldalfreeride.no/ for more info. Røldal is a freeriders paradise in a high alpine environment, situated three hours from Bergen and Stavanger, and four and a half hours from Oslo and Kristiansand. Flying in to Røldal is done by Haugesund airport Karmøy, with regular direct flights from London, Copenhagen and the largest cities in Norway.

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