Kvitfjell Ski Resort

Kvitfjell ski resort is one hour north of Lillehammer and offers slopes for all abilities, from beginner nursery slopes to more challenging black diamond runs. Made up of three distinct sides, the ski area at Kvitfjell has recently been expanded and is now a regular venue on the alpine skiing world cup circuit. Additionally, Kvitfjell has more than 600km of cross-country trails all beginning in the resort centre.

Kvitfjell enjoys an excellent season starting in mid-November and lasting until late April, making it the perfect family-friendly destination. These ideal snow conditions attract many professional skiers. Every year the alpine ski World Cup heads to Kvitfjell. The resort offers 34km of pistes connected by an efficient modern lift system. The longest run in Kvitfjell is 3.5km, the resort’s snowpark has 12 rails/boxes and 8 jumps for more adventurous skiers.

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Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Families
  • Hidden gem
  • Powder heaven

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 854m
  • Skiing Altitude 1,039m
  • Total Ski Area 34km
  • Lifts 14
  • Green Runs 6
  • Blue Runs 12
  • Red Runs 6
  • Black Runs 3
  • Cross Country 600km

Ski Accommodation in Kvitfjell, Norway

Our collection of Kvitfjell ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

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Ski Areas in Kvitfjell

Ski Areas in Kvitfjell

Three distinct sides make up the ski area at Kvitfjell: the newly expanded Varden area, Kvitfjell Vest and the original ski area of Kvitfjell, home to the Olympic downhill. A modern lift system links these areas allowing easy access to differing terrain.

The slopes in Kvitfjell range from gentle uncrowded green level slopes to Olympic standard downhill runs.

Skiing in Kvitfjell

Skiing in Kvitfjell

In Kvitfjell, you’ll find everything from steep black runs to family-friendly slopes. Skiers can enjoy this modern high-quality resort with efficient lifts and long runs. Snow cannons cover 85% of the slopes in Kvitfjell, making it one of the first ski areas to open each winter.

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Snowboarding in Kvitfjell

Snowboarding in Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell is the ideal snowboarding destination, with peaceful, quiet runs that allow you to enjoy your time on the slopes without queuing. The resort’s modern lift system also ensures snowboarders don’t have to endure time spent on drag and button lifts.

Ski Schools in Kvitfjell

Ski Schools in Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell ski school has a reputation for being one of the best-established ski schools in Norway. There is ski tuition available for skiers and snowboarders at all levels, whether you are a seasoned skier looking for a guide or it’s your first time on the snow.

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Crèches in Kvitfjell

Crèches in Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell is the ideal destination for families with young children. In Kvitfjell families can make use of childcare groups for 3-6-year-olds and 7-15-year-olds. Children will be able to enjoy the family area located in Kvitfjell Vest where there are specific lifts for children, a ‘Kid’s park’ and barbecue cabins for lunch.

Après Ski in Kvitfjell

Après Ski in Kvitfjell

Nightlife in Kvitfjell is regarded as laidback, with no major party venues. Guests can enjoy warm welcoming hangouts with great food and friendly service. There are a number of ski lodges at the base of the slopes including the must-visit bar-restaurant Koia. A traditional Norwegian cabin perched on the mountain, renowned for its gourmet sausages and goulash.

Non-Skiers in Kvitfjell


For non-skiers, there are many activities to be enjoyed, including dog sledging and ice climbing, which are traditional activities in Kvitfjell. For guests after a little relaxation, the Gudbrandsgard hotel offers a pool and spa to be enjoyed with wellness facilities, including saunas, steam, and treatment rooms.

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