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Kvitfjell Ski Resort

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News

Kvitfjell will be hosting the FIS Ski World Cup from February 17 & 18, 2024 (Mens' Downhill and Super G) and from March 02 & 03, 2024 (Womens' Downhill and Super-G)

The Ski Resort

© Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg

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.

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Interesting facts

  • Offering 24 miles of slopes and terrain, Kvitfjell is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in Norway.
  • Kvitfjell is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in Norway.
  • It is among the 15 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Norway.
  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 2802 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Norway is 1398 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 3409 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 26 " at summit elevation and 22 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 31 " at summit elevation and 30 " at the base. Therefore Kvitfjell is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Norway.
  • Kvitfjell features 29 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Norway is 30 sunny days. April is the sunniest month with an average of 12 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
85%
Snow Making Machines: 90
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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On Mountain Dining

There is a number of facilities a the resort.
There is a number of facilities a the resort. © Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg

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.

Must-Ski Runs

Kvitfjell hosted the Olympic Games in 1994.
Kvitfjell hosted the Olympic Games in 1994. © Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg

Advanced skiiers can test their ability on the Olympic run (1a & 1b).

Longest Runs

Gammelseterbakken-Skiveien
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 854 m

Most Difficult Runs

Olympiabakke
Length: 3.1 km
Vertical Drop: 847 m
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Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 2.60 km

Videos

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Reklamesnutt GudbrandsGard hotell, Kvitfjell
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A tour in Kvitfjell (Norway) with DJI Mavic Pro - March 2018
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Vinterferie i Kvitfjell februar 2018

Activities

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.

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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.

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Getting here

By car
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.

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Contact

Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg by Alpinco
Kvitfjellvegen 471
2634
Fåvang
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Phone+47 612 49 000

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Mountain Stats

Elevation607 ft - 3409 ft
Opening DayNov 3, 2023
Closing DayApr 21, 2024
Capacity 15982 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

14
6
4
1
3
Total 14

Skiable Terrain

23.6 miles
Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 23.6 miles
Number of Slopes 36

Weather (3409 ft)

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Open Lifts & Trails

Rates

NOK570
1 day adult NOK570
1 day youth NOK455
1 day child free
All rates & fees