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- The vertical drop from summit to base is 854 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Norway is 432 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 1,039 m.
- Kvitfjell is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in Norway.
- It is among the 10 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Norway.
- Season starts on 3 Nov and ends on 22 Apr (170 days). Average season duration in Norway is 132 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (3 Nov to 22 Apr) is 70 cm at summit elevation and 56 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 93 cm at summit elevation and 82 cm at the base. Therefore Kvitfjell is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Norway.
- Kvitfjell features 63 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Norway is 56 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 16 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 15 sunniest in Norway.
- Offering 39 km of slopes and terrain, Kvitfjell is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in Norway.
The Ski Resort
Kvitfjell is located near Lillehammer and was built explicitly for the 1994 Winter Olympics. Hence, the resort offers a range of challenges: put your ability to the test on steep Olympic and World Cup runs. A total of 38 kilometres of slopes invites you to discover the area. Due to a collaboration of Kvitfjell with neighbouring Hafjell ski resort, your ski pass allows for skiing in both resorts.
For beginners as well as families, Kvitfjell's west side with its easier runs is the place to go. Furthermore, a kid's area is located on Tussebakken. A magic carpet takes you to a terrain filled with jumps, tunnels, arcs, and animal figures that help children learn Alpine skiing in a playful manner.
The local terrain park is perfect for intermediate and expert freestylers, who will find two different lines with rails, kickers, and big jumps.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
Kvitfjell offers a number of dining facilities. On the resort's west side, you can find Tyrihans and Koia, boasting a typical Norwegian atmosphere. Furthermore, GudbransGard hotel is situated amidst the ski resort, featuring Prepperiet restaurant as well as a Ski Bar.
Advanced skiiers can test their ability on the Olympic run (1a & 1b).
Most Difficult Runs
Kvitfjell has a lot to offer off the slopes as well. Possibilities range from dog-sled rides and ice climbing to quad safaris. The Kvitfjelliade, a fun team contest, is a special highlight for larger groups. Compete in games like archery, wood bowling, sack races and more.
Après-Ski and Nightlife
Tryhanstuned or Koia are good locations for après-ski. Or enjoy a drink or two at Hotel GudbransGard's Ski Bar after a long day on the slopes.
Dining and Restaurants
Gourmets should check out GudbrandsGard Hotel. The delicious menu consists of mainly regional products. Whether you are looking to have a romantic candle light dinner, or a family meal - this place offers opportunities for every taste. Moreover, the hotel is home to one of Norway's best wine bars.
Coming from Oslo, you drive in direction of Lillehammer, and then towards Fåvang. Take exit E6 and follow the signs to Kvitfjell. If you are heading to the resort's west side, turn left 2 km after the exit and follow the signs to Kvitfjell Vest.
On public transport
Trains go from Oslo to Ringebu every day. From there, simply take a taxi to the ski resort.