Hemsedal, also known as The Scandinavian Alps, is one of the best ski resorts in Northern Europe. There are two ski centres to choose among; Hemsedal Ski Resort and Solheisen Skisenter. Hemsedal Ski Resort offers skiing on all levels, from beginners to advanced skiers. Enjoy variable skiing with 24 lifts and 48 slopes. The slopes have different levels of difficulty, from very easy green slopes, to difficult black ones. Snow conditions are stable and very good from November to May every year, thanks to Hemsedal’s location in the mountains, halfway between Oslo and Bergen.
There are two terrain parks, one easy blue and one intermediate red. Both are well-known among snowboarders and ski enthusiasts all over the world. Be the first to ski in nicely groomed slopes or in powder snow – go early morning skiing down three different slopes every Saturday from mid-February to the end of March. You can also enjoy evening skiing in 9 flood lit slopes from the beginning of December to end of March.
Different Ski Resort
Not far from Hemsedal Ski Resort (approximately 10 kilometres), in Grøndalen Valley, you will find the smaller ski resort called Solheisen Skisenter. Solheisen has 3 lifts and 6 slopes, and is a perfect place for those who want to ski somewhere quieter.
The children`s area at Hemsedal Ski Resort is the largest in Norway. This is the perfect place for the little ones to take their first turns or for beginners who want an easy start. Situated in the children’s area, you can also find the activity park Lynxland where children can play in the snow, go tobogganing and try the carousel. In addition to this, there is the Foxnestday care (baby sits children from 6 months of age). This offer is a perfect opportunity for parents who want to enjoy a couple of hours alone in the slopes, taking a break from parenting.