News from Eastern-Norway

Check out all the latest happenings at Eastern-Norway ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Eastern-Norway weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Eastern-Norway ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Eastern-Norway coverage from the entire ski season.
Hemsedal Reinstated Among the Top Snow Parks - ©SkiStar Hemsedal

Hemsedal Reinstated Among the Top Snow Parks

With a new location, updated layout and creative elements, the new Hemsedal Park has been well received by users. Feedback indicates that Hemsedal is on its way to regaining its position as one of the best snow parks in Norway. Full Article

Free avalanche search course in Hemsedal - ©SkiStar Hemsedal

Free avalanche search course in Hemsedal

Sales of off-piste safety equipment are booming but the knowledge and skills at using the gear do not always match the quality of the avalanche pack. In an effort to remedy this, Hemsedal Skisenter is now offering a free training arena for the use of avalanche search equipment.

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Top Resorts to Learn How to Ski: Hemsedal, Norway

Top Resorts to Learn How to Ski: Hemsedal, Norway

Hemsedal in Norway is one of the top resorts in the world to learn how to ski and/or snowboard, offering a common-sense approach with safety, caring and a relaxed style to learning, meaning minimal stress for all.

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  • Top 8 Resorts to Learn How to Ski

    Top 8 Resorts to Learn How to Ski

    The 8 best ski resorts in the world to learn how to ski and/or snowboard. Full Article

    26th April 2013

  • Hemsedal on world's top five to go boarding

    In today's issue of Metro UK, the world's largest free newspaper with 827 000 copies, the Hemsedal ski area in Norway is ranked as number five among the best places to go boarding. Only Park City, Mammoth, Jackson Hole and Chamonix are ranked higher. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Hemsedal Freeride is back!

    Hemsedal Freeride is back!

    In the place of its birth, freeriding is now being reborn at Hemsedal Freeride on 8 - 9 April 2005. We can promise you a spectacular two-day competition on off-piste slopes at Mortenskaret located close to Hemsedal Skisenter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Snow in Hemsedal

    Snow in Hemsedal

    Despite the mild weather, the snow conditions are good in Hemsedal. On the alpine slopes there is 50 cm of snow and at 1100 meters above sea level nearly 40 cm in the terrain. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Best pre-Christmas weekend in 45 years

    Best pre-Christmas weekend in 45 years

    This last weekend December 8th-10th became the best ever pre-Christmas weekend in the 45 year history of Hemsedal Ski Centre. The snow conditions are superb with 70 cm of snow up in the mountains and around 60 cm down at the base. There is so much snow in the terrain that skiing is possible everywhere. Only a few destinations in Europe have as good skiing conditions as Hemsedal at the moment. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Scandinavia’s First Chairlift With Heated Seats Begins Operation

    Scandinavia’s First Chairlift With Heated Seats Begins Operation

    Norway's Trysil ski area has debuted a new six-seat chairlift, the first in Scandinavia with heated seats. The new Toppekspresssen lift is 1680m long with a capacity of 2600 people an hour. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Hafjell follows new gondola installation with more upgrades

    Hafjell, one of the ski areas close to Norwegian Olympic resort Lillehammer, has several improvements planned for next winter as the resort's new gondola has opened up a multitude of opportunities. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Express transfer coaches Gardermoen-Hemsedal

    Express transfer coaches Gardermoen-Hemsedal

    Hemsedal has turned white in the past few days – and we are soon ready to start the ski lifts. Hemsedal has record high pre-bookings this winter, so the season looks very promising. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kvitfjell stasjon gjenåpnes

    Kvitfjell stasjon gjenåpnes

    Togstasjon med ekte ski inn ski ut i Kvitfjell fra 06 januar-30 mars. Nå kan du igjen ta toget til nedre stolheis i Kvitfjell, spenne på deg skia og skli inn i bakken. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New lifts in Norway

    A new six-seater chair has opened at the Norwegian Olympic ski centre of Kvitfjell. The Vestsiden Express opened in late November. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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