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Kvitfjell Ski Resort Guide

Kvitfjell, Norway

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift1,140m3,740ft
Resort Height190m623ft
 Nearest AirportsFagernes and Oslo
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The course for the men's downhill for the 1994 Winter Olympics was especially created here, 50km from Lillehammer, and the Super Giant Slalom was also staged here. There are wonderful views of the Gudbrandsdal Valley. The Troll Regional Pass covers lifts in Galdhopiggen Summer Ski Gola Halfjell Skeikampen.


The Norwegian ski resort of Kvitfjell is at an altitude of 190m623ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Kvitfjell has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

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


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


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kvitfjell?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 2 August.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Kvitfjell

Ski Area Stats

Kvitfjell Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
20km12 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
123km76 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Kvitfjell Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,140m3,740ft
Lowest Piste204m669ft
Resort Altitude (Kvitfjell)190m623ft
Max Vertical950m3,117ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kvitfjell
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Kvitfjell?

This ski resort is in Sør-Fron, Oppland, Norway.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Kvitfjell is Fagernes, 177 minutes drive away.

Oslo airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 8,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 12 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Kvitfjell open?

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


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 Kvitfjell, 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 Kvitfjell Tourist Office for the latest.

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