We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Late season skiing?

In cooperation with: Visit Norway
Which Oslo hotels are on sale?
dd/mm/yyyy dd/mm/yyyy
See hotels
Perth West Aus
Level Contributor
13 posts
36 reviews
Save Topic
Late season skiing?

I'm in Oslo May 8 and wonder if there is any late season skiing between Oslo and Bergen? Suggestions of other places to ski accessable by public transport also welcome.

many thanks, Glenn Australia

Oslo, Norway
Destination Expert
for Oslo, Naxos, Norway
Level Contributor
20,693 posts
45 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Late season skiing?

In between Oslo and Bergen you find Geilo, which is a resort in the mountains with one of the longest season.

http://www.geilo.no/en/Winter/Ski/Ski-resort/

However, May is late and their last advertised activity is at the end of April (The traditional cross-country races Skarverennet).

This year has so far been a full winter with much snow, but it is difficult to predict how long the snow will stay - even in the mountains. Try to email one of the adresses given on their website for any up to date plans.

Perth West Aus
Level Contributor
13 posts
36 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Late season skiing?

I will, thankyou very much.

Oslo
Level Contributor
12,841 posts
92 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Late season skiing?

Hemsedal usually closes after first weekend of May.

skiinfo.no/Fakta/Hemsedal-ENOHEMSE-103-no.jh…

For Norwegians, late season skiing is often back country skiing at high altitudes. At Finse (the highest station on Bergen-Oslo line) you can go skiing until mid May at least.

Finse also has alpine facilities (although rather modest).

skiinfo.co.uk/Ski-Resort-Info/Finse-ENOFINSE…

Bring sunblock, the sun is deadly strong up there.

Larvik, Norway
Level Contributor
397 posts
10 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Late season skiing?

Depends on how long you will stay in Norway, Strynefjellet summerski will open in the end of may strynefjellet.com/contents/…

5. Re: Late season skiing?

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 06 September 2010, 06:17