Hemsedal, Norway

HemsedalHemsedal - is one of the most famous ski centers of Northern Europe. Hemsedal is located 220 km north-west of Oslo, at an altitude of 1050 meters Hemsedal is often called "the Scandinavian Alps. Are held at the World Cup on the giant slalom, and this is one of the best places in Norway to downhill and cross country skiing, as well as an ideal resort for families.

Hemsedal is located 220 km north-west of Oslo, at an altitude of 1,050 m.

In just a few minutes you can climb the mountain Totten (1497 m). On its summit rises highest in Scandinavia and downhill from here is spectacular view: snow-capped mountains and hills, among which the right in the middle of trails and birch groves scattered melenkie wooden cottages. Other high points - the mountains Tindo (1444 m), and Rogin (1370 m).

Since all three peaks down slopes of varying complexity. Landscape around the amazing wildlife and a limitless, giving birth to each skier the feeling of space and freedom. The broad slopes of local mountains can slide down, outlining the quaint figure of the virgin snow during the off-piste.

In Hemsedale has 21 lifts and 46 laid the broad well-prepared slopes, of which: 8 "black", 10 "red", 10 "blue" and 18 "green." Their total length is 40 km and the longest descent - 6 km. Thanks to the dry climate, the snow here is beautiful throughout the season.

Despite the fact that the vertical drop of 810 m, the extremum like local jumps and "black" slopes. Territory for snowboarders with a great snowpark and Half-pipe is considered one of the best in the country. The length of the cross-country ski trails - 90 km. For regular skiers, there are discounts.

Horseback after dark, is possible on the descents Hemsedalloypa ( "red"), Sahaugloypa ( "black") and the Children's area (green). The resort is popular ride at dawn on the "red" and "black" routes and the use of different styles.

In the ski school can gain control of a popular Norwegian style "telemark" and learn to ride a snoubleydah.

Hemsedal is popular among beginners and families with children. Children's park Trollia directly at the foot of the ski slope offers a range of entertainment and babysitting since 3 months of age. The cost of the center is very accessible, but on the second and third child discount of 50%. For guests over 65 years of active youth prices.

Also Hemsedale offered horseback riding and dog sledding, rock climbing on frozen waterfalls, flying from the top of the mountain on a double glider, an excursion to the Sognefjord and the trip on the Flåm railway.

Accommodation is possible in a small house with a sauna and a hotel with heated pool. In the village of Hemsedal Resort Fjell-Landsby busy nightlife: there are eight restaurants, seven bars and six discos.

In the center of the resort is a popular historic hotel Norlandia Skogstad Hotell, built in 1905 from her to the nearest lift - 2 km. At the foot of the slopes, close to ski lifts, 650 meters from the tourist village situated cottages "Tindo" in the traditional Norwegian style.

Hotel complex Skarsnyuten "4 * Mount Holdeskaret (1000 m) combines hotel and several cottages. The ski lifts from 0 to 150 m. From the center of town - 5 km, to the entertainment center - 3 km.

Hotel Scarsnuten in Hemsedale - one of the most original design projects in Scandinavia and the first non-smoking hotel in Europe. It is situated at the foot of the mountain Hemsedal, provides a lovely panoramic view.

The slopes, slopes, ski lifts:
  • Area skating - 640-1450 meters
  • Vertical drop - 810 m
  • The length of the trails - 40 km
  • Trails for beginners - 46%
  • Devices average level of complexity - 28%
  • Difficult route - 26%
  • The longest trail - 6 km
  • There is a lighted trails
  • Devices for the mogul - 2
  • Number of lifts - 17
  • Total capacity - 21 700 persons per hour
  • 2 snowboard park, halfpipe, kvoter-pipe
  • Cross-country skiing - 220 km