News from Hordaland

Check out all the latest happenings at Hordaland ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Hordaland weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Hordaland ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Hordaland coverage from the entire ski season.
Norway's Folgefonn Opens For Summer Ski Season

Norway's Folgefonn Opens For Summer Ski Season

Norway's Folgefonn glacier has opened for its three month season that runs throughout May, June, July and August and closes on 1st September. Full Article

Røldal Freeride Challenge This Weekend

Røldal Freeride Challenge This Weekend

More than 150 people will compete in the 8th annual Røldal Freeride Challenge this weekend. Ciompetitors already met on Wednesday, April 30, to receive start bibs, with pre-qualification and qualification events on Thursday and Friday May 1st t and 2nd. The race final is on Saturday, May 3rd.

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World's Deepest Open Resort Snowbase Passes 7 Metres, But Is 10 Metres at a Closed Centre

World's Deepest Open Resort Snowbase Passes 7 Metres, But Is 10 Metres at a Closed Centre

The deepest snow depth in the world (well Europe and North America at least) at an open ski resort has passed the 7 metre mark for the first time this winter.

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  • More Snow In The Southern Hemisphere, More Glaciers Re-open In the Alps

    More Snow In The Southern Hemisphere, More Glaciers Re-open In the Alps

    The southern hemisphere's ski season is continuing to ‘take off' as more snow reaches Australia and some snow arrives in South America and New Zealand. In Europe more glacier ski areas are opening in Italy and Switzerland, but several report another 20-30cm weekly drop in snow depth, while across the Atlantic, after peaking with over a dozen ski areas open for national holidays in Canada and the US last weekend, only three are open this weekend. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Brit Beats Norway's Best To Come Second in Cross Country Championship in Norway

    Brit Beats Norway's Best To Come Second in Cross Country Championship in Norway

    A 21 year old British cross country ski racer Andrew Musgrave came second in the 15km race at the Norwegian Ski Championships in Voss, Norway yesterday, 26 January. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Freeride World Tour Reaches Norway

    Freeride World Tour Reaches Norway

    After three contested stages out of six, the Swatch Freeride World Tour will host its next competition in Røldal, a hidden pearl of southwest Norway. With the four categories men and women, ski and snowboard, the world’s best freeride athletes are scheduled to compete Saturday 25 February. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Scandinavians Win at Norway’s First Ever Swatch Freeride World Tour Stop

    Scandinavians Win at Norway’s First Ever Swatch Freeride World Tour Stop

    The fourth stage of the Swatch Freeride World Tour went off in Røldal, Norway today (Sunday 26 February, 2012). The riders showed high-quality runs with technical skiing as well as big airs. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Head North For Fresh Snow - ©Jan Petter Svendal

    Head North For Fresh Snow

    With the ski season ending in France last Tuesday 8th May when Tignes and Val Thorens, the last two resorts operating, ended their ski seasons and less than 10 glacier ski areas still open in Austria, Italy and Switzerland, the resorts of northern Europe and of North America are the places to head for May skiing – Canada, Scotland and Scandinavia are all enjoying a particularly good May 2012 if it’s snow rather than golf or biking you want. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Scandinavia: The secret home of Santa Claus

    The scenery of Scandinavia is nothing like the big mountains of the Alps but it is beautiful in a different way. Full Article

    19th March 2011

  • Powder In Norway And More On The Way

    10-47cm of fresh snow has fallen across 34 Norwegian resorts this week. Full Article

    24th January 2010

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