Hovden - Ski Area Guide

Hovden, Norway

Ski Resort (800m to 1,250m)

Hovden has the largest artificial snow making facility in southern Norway and with fifty per-cent of the area floodlit, it is a good choice in mid-winter. The swimming complex has warm indoor and outdoor pools, chutes, waterfall and river course.

 Hovden Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Hovden is 2cm, expected on 28 April, with around 16cm forecast over the next 7 days..

See our Snow Forecast for Hovden for the latest update, or   Join our Snow Mail Here

Who is Hovden good for?

Hovden Ski Facts
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Hovden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Hovden
 4 Black Pistes
 4 Red Pistes
 3 Blue Pistes (1km)
 5 Green Pistes
120kmCross Country Pistes
6Ski Lifts

Hovden Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Hovden
450mMax Vertical
1250mHighest Lift
800mLowest Piste
800mResort Altitude (Hovden)


The Norwegian Ski Resort of Hovden has direct access to 11 individual pistes, served by 6 ski lifts.

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

Skiing in Hovden

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Hovden

Bukkerittet (the Buckride) - the Hovden terrain park - has one of Norway's widest selections of rails and boxes. Adding some jumps, wavepipe, some excellent windlips and forest pistes, a skating hall and lots of young people, you get a good idea of snowboarding at Hovden!

Hovden in brief

Hovden Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Ok for Snowboarding.

Hovden Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Hovden.


NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Hovden.

Map of Hovden

Full Page Map of Hovden

Hovden Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Hovden is able to augment natural snow, on 3km of ski runs, with 6 Snow Cannons.

Hovden Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 6 Ski Lifts of Hovden are able to uplift 10,200 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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Which countries can you Ski or Board in?

  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

Hovden Information

Common questions about Hovden.

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Hovden Snow Report

Snow Depth - High
Snow Conditions in Hovden
Ski Area Open

For current snow conditions, see our Hovden Snow Report.

 Ask about Hovden

Ask about skiing and snowboarding in Hovden in our Norway Ski Forum.

Skiing at Hovden

For more information contact Hovden Tourist Office.

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Note :- The information on J2Ski concerning Hovden, where not clearly factual, is opinion only and is neither definitive or exhaustive.
Warning :- Snow Sports are Dangerous! Skiing, snowboarding and all winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. You MUST confirm all information, especially snow and weather conditions, in Hovden before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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