Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

Best ski resorts for snowboarding in Norway. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

OSLO WINTER PARK 

Winter Park Oslo is located just 20 minutes from the city center; you may easily get there by public transport. It is the largest park in Norway for active leisure, and it suits for the whole family. 

It provides 18 runs and a vertical fall of 381 meters. The area has 11 lifts. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The Park offers amongst other things a ski-school, a rental, a ski repair, and a café; in other words everything you could expect from a ski area offering the full package. 

Oslo Winter Park is located 531 meters above the sea level. The season starts in early December and lasts until middle of April. All the slopes are floodlit, with evening opening 5 days a week all season. 

KRONSBERG SKI CENTER 

Modern Kronsberg ski resort is situated just in one hour's distance from the capital of Norway. The place is especially popular among the locals. It offers a new snocross area with ski-jumps, quarter-pipes, halfpipes and fanboxes. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The Ski Center offers rentals and shops of sport equipment and a free of charge parking in front of the lifts. 

NOREFJELL SKI RESORT 

Norefjell is situated in a 1.5 hour's distance from Oslo. It is the closest to the capital high mountain resort featuring the largest elevation in Norway. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The resort fits for both beginners and professionals, and offers multiple runs from green to black levels of difficulty. 

OPPDAL SKI CENTER 

For snowboarders, Oppdal offers two snow parks with three ski-jumps and twenty slopes. It is an optimal place for free-riders as well. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

RINGKOLLEN SNOW PARK 

Ringkollen was claimed the best snow park in 2011 by Norwegian Snowboard Awards. This small resort is situated 60 km to north-west of Oslo. You may take Е16 to get there. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The Park tries to follow the latest trends in snowboarding and offers fanboxes, ski-jumps of various heights as well as five runs of different levels of difficulty. 

VIERLI SKI CENTER 

Vierli is located in the Telemark County, Southern Norway. In 2010 and 2011 the resort was claimed the "resort of the year" by Norwegian Snowboard Awards. The Ski Center offers the fastest and most modern lift in Norway, 750 meter slope-style run, big jumps, step-up jumps, banks, rails, and jibs. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

In March 2012, Vierli hosted Norwegian Championship of Snowboarding. 

GEILO 

Geilo is one of the oldest ski resorts in the country with almost 40 ski runs and 4 snow parks. It is an ideal place for family holidays. Simultaneously, it provides best quality for snowboarding. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The resort is located between Oslo and Bergen, and is easily reachable by train. 

HAFJELL 

A large ski resort with many runs of different levels of difficulty is situated just 15 km from Lillehammer. For snowboarders, it offers a small halfpipe, a big ski-jump, many kickers and various quarter-pipes. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The park has nine high ski-jumps, a corner, a set-up, seven runs, a five-meter-high flat-box, four fan-boxes, a 15-meter tube and much more! 

TRYSIL 

This is another large Norwegian ski resort located 210 km from Oslo. It offers three areas for snowboarders – a green, a blue and a red-black one for advanced sport-lovers. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

HEMSEDAL SKI CENTER 

Hemsedal represents five parks in the mountains between Oslo and Bergen. The season starts in the middle of November and finishes in the end of May. 

Best Places for Snowboarding in Norway

The resort has two ski centers: Hemsedal Skisenter and Solheisen Skisenter. Its snow park is perfect for free-ride. Snowboarders have two halfpipes, quarterpipes, ski-jumps and various runs. 


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