Lillehammer area is a skiing eldorado for ski enthusiasts. For centuries a cluster of mountain dairy farms, Nordseter and Sjusjøen - with their easily accessible forest and mountain terrain - have gradually developed into ine of Northern Europes best cross-contry ski resorts. The mountain is approx. 850metres above sea level and only 15km from downtown Lillehammer.
The area offers varied terrain and more than 300km of double-track cross country ski trails - with direct links to Lillehammer and to the Olympic tracks at Birkebeineren Ski Stadium. There are both mountain and forest trails, and all trails are clearly marked.
Overall, Lillehammer is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 6 Nordic ski destinations in Norway.