The Most Beautiful Tracks
A huge cross-country skiing area with 350 kilometres of trails can be found in Sjusjoen in the province of Hedmark. The village is picturesquely situated between several lakes about 20 kilometres east of Lillehammer. The trails are groomed daily and are also connected to the 2500 kilometre network of trails around the olympic city.
Sjusjoen is also home to the famous Birkebeiner trail (54 km), where the world's largest cross-country ski race is held every year. 13,000 professional and amateur skiers take part in the Birkebeiner ski race.
At Sjusjoen Skisenter near Natrudstilen there are several ski lifts and a modern biathlon arena where international competitions take place and many athletes from all over the world train. Thanks to artificial snow, the first cross-country ski trails are prepared here as early as October. A training track is also illuminated here in the evening.
- Offering 217.48 miles cross-country trails, Sjusjoen is among the 3 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Norway.
- Elevated between 2297 ft and 2953 ft, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is among the 3 highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Norway.
- The cross-Country skiing area is among the 3 cross-Country Skiing Areas with best conditions in Norway.