Norway is one of the world leaders in winter sports. It is obvious the country with such status has a wide range of ski resorts. But in Norway there is no such diversity of tracks as in the Alps region. Quality here is in the first place.
There are more than 200 ski resorts in Norway. Most centers of active winter recreation are located in the east part of the country. Among them, perhaps, the most famous is Lillehammer. Lillehammer hosted Winter Olympics in 1994. Since then the resort have a well-developed infrastructure, which disciplined Norwegians made almost perfect.
The largest ski resort in Norway is Trysil. Trysil has in total 32 lifts and 70 kilometers of ski tracks of various difficulty levels.
One of the most equipped ski resorts in Norway is Hemsedal. To date, skiers here are offered 22 ski lifts and 48 slopes. Hemsedal is suitable for skiers of all ages and classes.
Skiing in June is offered by the Narvik resort located within the Arctic Circle. Ski season here is one of the longest in Europe.
Located a few miles north of Lillehammer a small resort of Kvitfjell offers legendary ski slopes, built specially for the 1994 Olympics.
Norefjell resort is convenient as it is located not far from Oslo (100 km). Local ski resorts hosted Olympic competitions in 1952.
Among other well-known ski resorts in Norway are Geilo, Hafjell, Voss and Oppdal.
Almost every Norwegian ski resort pays great attention to children. Many resorts offer free ski passes for children, as well as free equipment rentals. Hemsedal ski resort offers free ski passes for the children up to 7 years, Kvitfjell - up to 8 years.
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