Skiing in Rondane National Park

Cross country skiing from north to south, starting at Høvringen - the gateway to Rondane National Park. You ski in 800-100 meters altitude, with spectacular views of the Rondane Mountains, which include 10 peaks beyond 2000 meters.
The tour continues south and ends at Venabygdsfjellet, which is the gateway to Rondane from the south.

This part of Rondane offers spectacular scenery, varied skiing terrain and traditional accommodation.
You stay 2-3 nights in each place. At each destinations you find many great skiing alternatives.
The trails are partially groomed, but we recommend skis with steel edges, bacause of the high mountain terrain.

It is possible to get a ride with the luggage transport when you swich destinations.

The tour is suitable for people with normal/good shape. You should be accustomed to skiing in the mountainterrain, sometimes without tracks.


Daily stages between destinations:
Day 3:
Høvringen - Kvamsfjellet (Rondablikk) - 30 km - easy to medium demanding tour.
The trail runs in alpine terrain and can be demanding in bad weather. Partly groomed tracks.

Day 5:
Rondablikk - Venabu - 33 km - medium demanding tour.
In case of bad weather, this can be a daunting trip when large parts of the trail goes in open mountain terrain. The trail is marked, but only parts of the trail is groomed.

Status:
This tour is on request, ie you can contact us with your preferred date and we will check for availability.

Day by day program

Day 1: Arrival
Direct bus from Oslo Airport Gardemoen, dep. 14:00 hr., to Høvringen 18.30.
After 11 march: Train from Oslo Airport, dep. at 14:29 hr, to Otta. Hotel transfer from Otta to Høvringen.
Accommodation 2 nights at Rondane Haukliseter Fjellhotell. Dinner.

Day 2: Day-trip in the area of Høvringen. 
Acommodation incl. dinner, breakfast and self made lunch pack + refill thermos.

Day 3: Høvringen - Kvamsfjellet - 30 km. 
Easy day-trip in high mountain terrain. 
Parts of the trail is groomed, except for a short part through the Rondane National Park. Luggagetransport.
Acommodation 2 nights at Rondablikk Høyfjellshotell or cabins.
Incl. dinner, breakfast and self made lunch pack + refill thermos.

Day 4: Day-trip in the mountains of Kvam.
Acommodation incl dinner, breakfast and self made lunch pack + refill thermos.

Day 5: Kvamsfjellet - Venabygdsfjellet - 33 km. 
Parts of the trail passes through high mountain terrain.
A slight upward climb the first part from Kvamsfjellet. Only parts of the trail is groomed. Luggagetransport.
Accommodation 3 nights at Venabu Fjellhotell. 
Incl. dinner, breakfast and self made lunch pack + refill thermos. 

Day 6 + 7: Ski tours in varied high mountain terrain. 
Groomed tracks - different alternatives for skiing / possible with guided tours.
Acommodation incl. dinner, breakfast and lunch pack + refill thermos..

Day 8: Departure.
Transfer direct bus from Venabu Fjellhotell to Oslo Airport Gardermoen, dep. 09:30 hr., arr. 13:00 hr.

Prices and dates

Dates and prices 2017 (Saturday - Saturday): Rondane with luggage transport (selfguided):

1) 18. - 25. February 2017
2) 04.-  11. March 2017
3) 18. - 25. March 2017
4) 01. - 08. April 2017
 
Price 2017 : 
Price 11. 200 - per Person in double room incl. transport.  Single supplement:  NOK 1.700
The price includes:
Accomodation: 7 nights in double room.
Board Basis: 7 x 3/4 board (breakfast, dinner, self made lunch-pack & thermos refills at each stop).
Luggage transport: between the hotels / destinations
Transport day 1: Oslo Airport Gardermoen - Høvringen (Direct bus dep. 14:00 hr., arrive Høvringen 18.00 )
Transport day 8: Venabu Mountain Hotel - Oslo Airport Gardermoen (Direct bus dep. 09:30 hr., arr. 13:00 hr.).

NB: Discount by booking before 1.  December 2016: - NOK 250,- Per person.
 
Ski equipment: NOT included.
Ski rental: Possible at Høvringen (We recommend skis with half steel-edges).

Ski rental NOK 750,- (skis, shoes and ski poles incl. return transport).

 
 

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