The Ski Resort
Trysil, Norway's largest ski resort, has everything a skier's heart desires. It divides into four areas. Trysil Turistsenter has its entry point at the south face of the mountain. You will find long, wide slopes of all difficulty levels as well as Eventyr Kids' Area, "Parken Trysil" terrain park, ski-cross run no. 23, and numerous restaurants, cafés and shops here.
Trysil Høyfjellssenter is located on the north face of the mountain. This area is perfect for families with young children, as there is a generous practice space for kids as well as a variety of different activities. Run no. 53 has an horologe, no. 74 is a ski-cross run. This area features a number of dining facilities, too.
Høgegga is the place to be for experts. The black runs here are a true challenge. Even some of the best professional athletes in the world come here to train. At the Skihytta area you can ski the longest in daylight. Run no. 11 has an horologe. There are dining options as well as a space for toddlers.
- Offering 44 miles of slopes and terrain, Trysil is the largest ski resort in Norway.
- Trysil is among the 3 best rated Ski Resorts in Norway.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 2051 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 3609 ft.
- Average snow depth during the season is 43 " at summit elevation and 28 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 51 " at summit elevation and 32 " at the base. Therefore Trysil is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Norway.
- Trysil features 55 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Norway is 39 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 22 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
The ski resort boasts 29 restaurants distributed over the four areas. At Fjellroa in Fageråsen there is a ski pavillion that serves Austrian fare. Another great place to eat is Skihytta restaurant.
The longest run is the base run to Trysil, with 5.4 kilometres (3.4 miles) and a vertical drop of 685 metres (2,247 ft). The most challenging run is no. 75 to Høgegga. It features a 45 degree gradient and is 2.5 kilometres (1.6 miles) long.
Most Difficult Runs
Dog-sled rides are a special highlight that is particularly exciting for children. At night you can go on a romantic ride through the woods of Trysil in a horse-drawn carriage. In March and April there are guided ice fishing tours.
Après-Ski and Nightlife
End your day with some live music at ski pub Laaven, T2, or ski bar IC: Blu.
Dining and Restaurants
There are various nice restaurants in Trysil. Gamle Stua serves local and regional as well as international dishes made from fresh ingredients. In the morning you can enjoy a Scandinavian breakfast buffet here.
Trysil is around a 2.5 hours' drive away from Oslo. Follos road E6 to exit 65-Kolomoen vegkryss. Go on via RV3 and RV25 to Trysil. If you land at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, you can either get the express bus to Trysal, or a train to elverum, and then an express bus into the ski resort.