Trysil - SKI craze in Norway
The largest ski resort in Norway, Trysil, attracts tourists with the finest ski runs in the country and the most beautiful views. Modern lifts, a wide range of après-ski, and fluffy snow is a guarantee of perfect holidays.
In Norway, there is no lack of places ideal for skiing. Especially when we decide to go to eastern parts of the country and visit the largest ski resort, the great Trysil. The resort advertises itself as a center with best slopes in whole Norway.
Trysil – the magic of Norwegian snow
In Trysil, we have 66 excellent slopes operated by 31 lifts. Season lasts here from early November to late April, and the guarantee of snow is provided by snow-making system. A major advantage of the resort is the possibility to go to the top with your whole family in one lift, and descend down the slope using trails of all levels of difficulty. Three slopes are interconnected with a system of lifts and ski runs, so we get anywhere without taking off our skis.
There are over 120 instructors in a ski school waiting for beginners and offering group, as well as individual lessons. Fans of cross country skiing have at their disposal 100km of trails, while fans of snowboarding - one of the best and biggest snow parks in Norway.
Skipass in Trysil - prices for the season 2013/2014
As befits a modern ski resort, Trysil offers the possibility of combining trails with one ski pass (Trysil Skipass). After purchasing a pass for one day or longer, skiers can use the slopes also at night. Children under 6 ski for free, but obligatorily in helmet. 1-day pass for adults costs 385 NOK (about 46 EUR), and for youth and seniors - 310 NOK (37 EUR). Those, who decide to purchase a seasonal ski pass for the trails of Trysil, must be aware that it will be the cost of about 4995 NOK (adults) or 3995 NOK (seniors and youth).
But skis are not everything. Apart from getting crazy on the slopes, tourist can explore the area in dog sleds, or in sleds pulled by horses. Knettstera, which is a small, wooden housing estate, has also a tempting offer. In winter you can get there only by foot, but after hours of skiing, it’s worth to visit particularly that place. There’s a restaurant and a pub, where you can get warm, eat delicious food and have a nice time.
In Trysil, there’s over 17 cafes and restaurants. There’s no lack of clubs with live music (including IC:Blu, Ski Pub’en, Laaven or T2). Those, who are staying in the hotel Radisson Blu Resort Trysil, can visit Chill Bowl & Dine, drink delicious wine or eat a hamburger. As the name indicates, the most popular entertainment of the visitors to the club is bowling.
Where to stay with a camper?
Radisson blu is not an only place, where you can spend the night. You have to admit, that Trysil is camper-friendly. The adherents of independent travelling won’t have any troubles with choosing an appropriate campsite. Both in the city, as well as in its vicinity are located few comely campsites. Those, who are interested, can stay in Trysilfjell Utmarkslag or Trysil Camp – Fredbo. The first is located right next to the resort, so it’s perfect for those, who came to the town with the intention of skiing. In turn, the second campsite is located by the river, and tourists staying on it have an easy access to the majority of local attractions: to the woods, and to the amazing, snow coated peaks.
Wherever we stay, we’ll be delighted with the beauty of the town. Trysil guarantees that, as well as snow.
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