Snowboarding in Norway
Adventure Travel,  Outdoor Adventures

Snowboarding in Norway: Hafjell

Where to Go

We burned through five days in Hafjell as a major aspect of a developed voyage through Nordic Europe. Hafjell is one of a modest bunch of resorts in the fells (or fjells) simply north of Lillehammer. You can undoubtedly get to Hafjell from Oslo by means of a quick and agreeable train to Lillehammer that takes just under two hours and an agreeable mentor from just outside the station.

How Are Conditions?

We arrived there toward the start of February. This implies that it is chilly, and truly cool (up to -20 celsius with wind chill). I needed to wrap up somewhat more than I’d like (seven layers ought to be about enough) and consider holding warm than posturing under the sun. At the same time, there was snow and huge amounts of it. While in the not-so-distant future has been a decent season for most resorts crosswise over Europe, Norway will basically dependably have great snowfall, and I additionally detected the indications that they’re arranged for most detrimental possibility situations too, with snow cannons dabbed along the piste deliberately.

Where to Stay

In a lodging! We discovered the Quality Hotel & Resort sensibly evaluated – which for Norway is a tremendous reward – exceptionally agreeable, superbly warm and had a brilliant breakfast buffet. I additionally cherished dunking in the swimming pool after a day of snow and afterwards sitting by the open log fire in the bar territory.

What to Eat and Drink

Consuming and drinking in Norway is famously lavish. This was maybe intelligent in the way that there weren’t that numerous restaurants in Hafjell along these lines we for the most part consumed at our inn restaurant and requested room administration or pizza from the takeaway over the street. On the other hand, we had an enormous dinner for lunch up on the slants. Be that as it may, we did hear great things about an upmarket restaurant, Fjøset, again near to Quality Hotel and Ilsetra, a mountainside restaurant with shocking perspectives. Here’s some more data about restaurants in Hafjell. Also an alternate tip – do telephone ahead to discover when they are open as don’t expect the restaurants are open each night of the week.

In case you’re a gathering goer with a skiing or snowboarding issue then maybe Hafjell isn’t the resort for you. While most incline side restaurants serve liquor and at the base of the resort there is a gathering of bars, including Woodys a British pub run by ex-taps, this is not a resort that is going to opponent Chamonix or Tignes for the apres scene. Notwithstanding, if its all the same to you toning it down a little you can be consoled that there will in any case be climate and there will even now be lager in Hafjell.


The sun is higher in the sky, the snow is still on the ground and the season has still got quite recently under a month to go. For more data go to Hafjell’s site. Content snowboarding, yes, in Norway!

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