Ski Holidays in Oslo Winterpark, Norway
Located just 30 minutes from Oslo city centre is the Oslo Winterpark, the largest ski resort in the Oslo area. The ski resort has been popular with locals and winter sports enthusiasts for many years and is also a regular training ground to many Olympic athletes.
Oslo Winterpark ski resort
The ski resort is open from sunrise to sunset with world class, perfectly groomed slopes and even flood lights for night time skiing. The Hyttli area in Oslo Winterpark includes a large snowpark complete with a halfpipe, rails and jumps. The country’s laid-back culture and idyllic ski conditions make it a fantastic holiday destination. From the mountain there are beautiful panoramic views of the city, surrounding forests and Oslo fjord.
The ski resort is accessible from the tube network in Oslo giving easy access to the city centre. This makes a ski holiday to Oslo Winterpark perfect for short ski trips and to add on a city break.
Snow Conditions in Oslo Winterpark
The ski season runs from December to April. With the aid of snow cannons on every run the resort can guarantee snow coverage throughout the whole season.
Skiing in Oslo Winterpark
Skiing in Oslo Winterpark can be enjoyed by everyone from beginner to expert, snowboarders to freestyle skiers, carving to off-piste.
Home to one of Norway’s largest snowparks, freeskiers and snowboarders can practice their techniques on large kickers, rails and boxes or even the superpipe. Evening and night skiing can be enjoyed with floodlit slopes open five days a week throughout the whole season.
Forgot something? That’s fine the resort have many ski rental facilities which can equip you out with clothing, skates, blades, skis and more.
For children, beginners or advanced skiers looking to brush up their skills you have a choice of many ski schools ran by professional certified multi lingual instructors and is home to the first ever children’s ski school.
Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Oslo Winterpark
Oslo Winterpark is all about going green with restaurants supplying homemade food made with sustainable products putting ‘the people and the planet first’.
For a great après-ski experience head downtown into Oslo city centre. The centre is filled with lively bars and restaurants and is packed with both locals and tourist all enjoying the nightlife. With plenty of bars and clubs to choose from you can always guarantee there will be party close by. From affordable to michelin star you can enjoy a taste of the local Norwegian cuisines in one of the many restaurants situated in the town centre.
If apres-ski isn’t your thing you can enjoy many more winter activities including ice-skating, sledding, tobogganing and jibbing which is a facility which allows you to snowboard in the centre of town.
A must see if the famous Holmenkollen ski museum and tower - the ski jump can be seen from the centre of town and is home to over a century of skiing competitions. The museum takes you back to over 4,000 years of skiing history and is something definitely not to be missed. Exhibiting some of the oldest skiing equipment in the world with lots of information on polar exploration the museum also showcases some of the best skiing photographers in Norway. For some of the very best picture perfect panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas, head to the top deck for some breathtaking 360 degree views. Read our blog A ski lovers guide to Oslo.
Transfer time in Oslo Winterpark
From Oslo city centre you can access the Oslo Winterpark via the subway, tram, bus or car within 30 minutes.