Norway is "made for skiing". Specially in the west where you have endless ranges of mountains, and where you can ski from almost 2000 metres and down to the fjords. Here are suggestions from some of Norways most famous ski areas, see below for more information about some of the ski areas. In western Norway you can choose between several great Ski Centres or to use your own legs to get to the summits. The reward are fantastic nature experiences and fantastic skiing. You will find links to the ski centres in western Norway to the right.
Summer Ski Centres in Western Norway
There are three Summer Ski Areas in Norway, all of them are located on glaciers. The biggest is Stryn Summerski, located on a glacier arm of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier. Galdhøpiggen Summer Ski is the one with the highest altitude. Folgefonna Summerski is located on the Folgefonna Glacier in Hardanger.
Skiing in Romsdal Romsdal is one of the best ski-areas in Norway. Easy access to hundreds of mountains with fjordview. You travel to Romsdal by train from Oslo/Trondheim to Dombås. Then you take the scenic Raumabanen Railway to Åndalsnes. From here you have a short distance to all the good ski-mountains.
Skiing at Sunnmøre The Sunnmøre Alps in Møre & Romsdal are an endless eldorado of mountains suitable for skiing, climbing and mountaineering with a great view down to the fjords. Strandafjellet Ski Centre has a fantastic view towards the Storfjord and the Sunnmøre Alps.
Skiing in Jotunheimen in Sogn Jotunheimen is high, untouched, wild and beautiful. Jotunheimen is the roof of Norway, and has endless possibilities for skiing. Ski from hut to hut to the Norwegian Touring Association's many huts, or ski to the top of some of the numerous mountains in the area.