Tag: norway

  • World Snowboarding Championships

    The World Snowboarding Championships forms part of the TTR World Snowboard Tour. Held every four years, this is a freestyle competition with slopestyle and halfpipe. the 2012 championship will ...

  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum in Norway

    Holmenkollen Ski Museum was established in 1923, making it the oldest ski museum in the world. It is situated at the base of Norway's famous Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo. Tours of both the ...

  • Europe

    Europe offers a diversity of cultures, scenery and activities that makes the continent a very popular holiday destination. For snow skiing enthusiasts, Europe certainly offers a world of possibilities just waiting to be explored. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, winter sports feature prominently in the lives of the locals, producing world class athletes that often […]

  • Granlibakken

    Granlibakken Ski Resort, located just above Lake Tahoe, is an intimate resort with excellent accommodation. The Granlibakken Resort Conference Center is renowned for hosting many events. Opened in 1947 by Kjell “Rusty” Rustad of Norway, the name Granlibakken means “hill sheltered by fir trees”. Providing a ski season extending from December through April, Granlibakken ...

  • Norway

    A winter vacation in Norway is perfect for skiers who enjoy cross country or Nordic skiing. Plenty of snow, English speaking attendants and a warm welcome await you when you go on a ski vacation to any of Norway’s resorts. Wide slopes and excellent lift capacity means there is no time lost waiting in queues. […]

  • Hemsedal

    Hemsedal ski resort is one of Scandinavia’s largest ski destinations in the heart of the Norwegian mountain wilds. Nestled in the Hallingdal Valley, between Bergen and Oslo, the rugged peaks surrounding the village have earned it the name, ‘Scandinavian Alps’. Hemsedal was the venue for UIAA Ice World Cup in 2006, and its consistent snow […]

  • Lillehammer

    The Olympic Winter Games in 1994 put the Lillehammer region on the international tourist map, although in fact, Lillehammer is the oldest winter sports destination in Norway. Located at the northern end of Norway’s largest lake, Lake Mjosa, Lillehammer is a happy blend of venerable traditions and modern-day attractions. Museums, galleries, Olympic facilities, unique restaurants […]

  • Norefjell

    Norefjell ski resort is the highest peak in an area with hilly terrain. Just an hour and twenty minutes from Oslo, the capital of Norway, Norefjell is surrounded by majestic mountain peaks and boasts panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. It is just fifteen minutes away from the scenic Lake Kroderen. Norefjell was the venue […]

  • Voss

    Voss is one of the most scenic ski resorts in Norway, resting on the edge of a lake, surrounded by magnificent snow-covered mountains. In addition to skiing, you can go sightseeing from here as it is located between two of Norway’s most renowned fjords, the Sogne and Hardanger. This typical Norwegian village still has old […]

  • Storlien

    The Swedish Royal family’s winter chalet is in Storlien village, a charming little ski resort. A welcome change from some of the bigger, more commercial and glitzy ski resorts found across Europe, Storlien offers a genuine traditional ambience and friendly atmosphere. This small Swedish village is located just three km from the border with Norway. […]

  • Galdhopiggen Offers Top Skiing in Norway

    Situated within the municipality of Lom in the Jotunheimen mountain area of Norway, the majestic Galdhopiggen is the highest mountain in Scandinavia reaching a height of 2,469 meters (8,100 ...

  • The Renowned American Birkebeiner

    The American Birkebeiner (otherwise known as Birkie) is considered to be North America’s largest cross country ski race. At 51 kilometers, it is also one of the longest races, with ...