Alpine skiing in Geilo
Geilo - winner of Norway´s Best Ski Resort 4 years in a row! Geilo is a classic winter sports resort, with a proud history as one of Scandinavia's leading and most popular alpine destinations. Geilo offers skiing pleasure for the whole family. Here you will find 20 lifts, 45 slopes, 4 children's areas, and 3 terrain parks. The slopes vary from children's slopes to black slopes, and are suitable for both beginners and experienced alpinists.
The slopes are located on both sides of the valley, and the ski bus makes them all accessible. The ski passes are valid for all the lifts in Geilo, and are easily purchased online. The ski season lasts from the end of November until the middle of April.
Do you want to experience real, skiing joy? Treat yourself to an hour with a ski instructor. Then you will guaranteed end up with new knowledge, and a good dose of mastering, no matter what age or skill level. The ski school offers group ski school in alpine and snowboard, as well as private instruction in alpine, snowboard, sit-ski, Telemark, and cross country.
There are high requirements for education and knowledge for all the instructors at the ski center. No matter what you desire to be better at, you will receive professional instruction.
Contact the ski school, who will advise you, whether you want to learn alpine skiing, or fine-tune the techniques to master the more advanced slopes.
Why own when you can rent? The ski rentals in Geilo are centrally located and/or in connection to the base areas at these ski resorts: Vestlia, Havsdalen and Slaatta. The skiing equipment is always freshly waxed and prepared; and remember, that you receive a discount when pre-ordered online.
Three ski buses take you between the valley sides in Geilo, so that you can ski at the whole resort! The ski bus is free, and be used whether you have a valid ski pass or not. The ski buses og in shuttle traffic between the Geiloheisen and Vestliaheisen lifts, and ensures a quick and simple transport between the valley sides. There are around 8–10 min between each bus, and around 8 min from the one lift to the other. In the morning and after 15:15, the buses og to all the accommodation companies in Geilo.
Activities and Events
Throughout the season, there are many exciting activities and large events for both adults and children. There are certain days with evening skiing, taco Friday and Kid Disco at the slope.The children can also look forward to kid’s competitions, Children’s Afterski and KiDs SKi fUN på Slaatta. Even more activities and events are added, such as Geilo Grand Prix, check the event calendar, which is filled with contents.
A fantastic day on the slopes is complete with a just as fantastic Afterski. Reserve Saturday for afterski during the winter! Follow our afterski program and book tickets online.
Together with park manager and X Games winner, Andreas Håtveit, we present the Geilo Park. At Kikut, you find a ski arena that breeds skiing joy with two lines that complement each other.
At Slaatta, you will find a playful park with good variations, like jumps and rails, facilitated for both large and small.
Panorama Tour Geilo High Five
Geilo High Five is a tour of the ski resorts in Geilo. Here you can ski down the finest slopes, experience the fantastic views, and eat the best food. In one and the same round. Each of the five peaks have their own, unique view, both toward the majestic Hallingskarvet and Hardangervidda. The trip is arranged with the ski bus, so that you don’t need a car between the valley sides.
Hallingskarvet Ski Center
Welcome to Norway’s hidden skiing gem! Hallingskarvet Ski Center is an eldorado for skiing enthusiasts. You will find the alpine center in the mountain valley of Sudndalen (FV 50 highway) at the foot of the Hallingskarvet mountains.
The Hallingskarvet Ski Center is known for long, wide, and well-groomed slopes with great variations. In addition, there are fantastic possibilities for powder skiing. Open cafe and ski rental.
Dagali Fjellpark is a nice alpine center in Dagali, between Geilo and Uvdal (FV 40 highway). The Fjellpark has five long slopes that are suitable for both experienced skiers and beginners.
A midway descent from the lift allows new skiers to enjoy themself in parts of the Bestemorløypa (Grandmother) slope. The Fjellpark also has a fenced children’s area with separate ski tow.
At the Dagali Fjellpark you will also find one of Norway’s longest, groomed, sledding slopes, with all of 1,850 meters. Let the lift pull you up and fly down! Open cafe and ski rental-
Lia Ski Center
Between Geilo and Dagali, you will find the farm village of Skurdalen. Lia Ski Center is located here with three slopes and a separate sledding slope with a length of 1,200 meters. Both the lift and the slopes are family and child friendly.
In connection with Lia Ski Center, is Lia Fjellhotell. Here, is a cozy café with good, homemade food.
Last updated: 12/23/2022
Source: Visit Geilo AS