Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing

The 3rd most popular XC Ski in Norway.

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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 3rd most popular cross country ski area of all 6 Nordic ski destinations in Norway.


Local Contact(s):  Lillehammer Tourism 47 61 25 02 9.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Fjellheimen hytter og leilighete

Luxury Loding:  Rustad Hotell & Fjellstue

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Article Source:   Best Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Review

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  6/24/2016

ID:  10770

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