Cross-country Skiing in Lillehammer

Cross-country Skiing in Lillehammer

Nordseter and Sjusjøen

This area offers a great variety of touring opportunities with about 350 km of prepared ski trails and direct trails to Lillehammer, Sjusjøen, Øyer and the Olympic Cross-country trails of the Birkebeineren Nordic Centre. Nordseter is Lillehammer’s first resort to open their mountain ski trails for the season. 15 minutes from the centre of Lillehammer, Nordseter enjoys a stunning mountain setting at 850 m altitude.


Both in the Øyer mountain area and in the valley there are good opportunities for Cross-country skiing. Excellent floodlit trails are found both in the mountain area and in the valley. The area has about 130 km of touring trails, of which 90 km are double-track trails. By way of this trail network you can reach Sjusjøen, Nordseter and Lillehammer to the south and the Ringebufjellet and Rondane mountains to the north. On the western side of the valley the trails are connected with the trails of Peer Gynts Rike (Peer Gynt's Kingdom). The trail network is also connected with the Troll Trail from Høvringen to Sjusjøen.

The Troll Trail

This continuous, 160 km-long marked trail from Høvringen to Lillehammer runs across Venabygdsfjellet, and from here the distance to Lillehammer is 120 km. Along this trail there are a number of places to spend the night, and you can choose whether to stay at one of these accommodation sites and explore the local area on day trips, or to ski all the way from Høvringen to Lillehammer. Whichever alternative you choose, you will be able to enjoy unspoilt nature with exciting contrasts.

Nordseter Tour suggestions:
Go to the peak of Nevelfjell (1089 m.a.s.l.) - 8 km
To Sjusjøen through the woods - 5 km
The Birkebeiner trail to Lillehammer - 12 km
Lunkefjell (1062 m.a.s.l.) over Mellsjøen - 14.5 km

Nordseter Aktivitets- & Skisenter
2618 Lillehammer,
Tel. +47 61 26 40 12

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