Valdres - Ski Area Guide

Valdres, Norway

Ski Resort (700m to 1,060m)

A wide variety of skiing opportunities on offer, with a reputation for telemark and snow-boarding. Alternatives include ice fishing, overnighting in snow caves, dog sledding, sleigh rides, hang-glinding or parachuting from the local airstrip. The local folk museum has over 15000 artefacts.

 Valdres Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Valdres is 5cm, expected on 23 October, with around 9cm forecast over the next 7 days - and up to 37cm possible the following week.

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Who is Valdres good for?

Valdres Ski Facts
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Valdres Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Valdres
 2 Black Pistes (1km)
 3 Red Pistes (3km)
 3 Blue Pistes (5km)
 2 Green Pistes (2km)
150kmCross Country Pistes
4Ski Lifts

Valdres Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Valdres
360mMax Vertical
1060mHighest Lift
700mLowest Piste
700mResort Altitude (Valdres)


The Norwegian Ski Resort of Valdres has direct access to 10 individual pistes, served by 4 ski lifts.

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

There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Valdres are perfectly feasible. Fagernes Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Valdres

Valdres offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Valdres

Some of the best snowboarding terrain in Norway.

Valdres in brief

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

Valdres Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Valdres.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Valdres.

Map of Valdres

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Valdres Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Valdres is able to augment natural snow, on 7km of ski runs, with 7 Snow Cannons.

Valdres Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 4 Ski Lifts of Valdres are able to uplift 3,500 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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Hovdestøylen Hotel & Lodge

from NKr.945

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1nt RO, per night Room only


7nts SC, per week Accom. only

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Which countries can you Ski or Board in?

  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

Valdres Information

Common questions about Valdres.

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Skiing at Valdres

For more information contact Valdres Tourist Office.

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