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Hemsedal

Hemsedal Ski Resort Guide

Hemsedal, Norway

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length47km29 miles
Highest Lift1,450m4,757ft
Resort Height700m2,297ft
 Nearest AirportFagernes
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Hemsedal

The Norwegian ski resort of Hemsedal is at an altitude of 700m2,297ft, with 47km29 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Hemsedal has direct access to 47km29 miles of downhill skiing, with 51 marked pistes, served by a total of 24 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..

Skiing

Hemsedal offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Hemsedal is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Hemsedal.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hemsedal is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Totten', which is 2km1 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hemsedal?

The next notable snow forecast is 9cm4in, expected on 21 October, with around 10cm4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Hemsedal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
13
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
23
Downhill
Total Length
47km29 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
220km137 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
24

Altitudes

Hemsedal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,450m4,757ft
Resort Altitude (Hemsedal)700m2,297ft
Lowest Piste640m2,100ft
Max Vertical810m2,657ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hemsedal
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Hemsedal?

This ski resort is in Buskerud, Norway.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hemsedal is Fagernes, 78 minutes drive away.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 24 ski lifts are able to uplift 28,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 26km16 miles of ski runs, with 310 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hemsedal open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early November (The dates of the season premiere and season closing dates are weather dependent), and usual closing is Early May.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Hemsedal, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Hemsedal Tourist Office for the latest.

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