Skiing in Voss
Welcome to Voss, every skier's paradise! Here you will find two of the largest ski resorts in Western Norway with alpine trails at all levels of difficulty, exciting and playful off-piste terrain, and beautiful children's areas.
Myrkdalen is known for being one of the most snow-sure destinations in Europe, and Voss Resort is sure to give you a feeling of being in the alps with the gondola going straight from the train station, with the new gondola. There is also a large selection of cross-country trails in Voss. "Voss ski og tursenter" has trails that are lit up in hte evening and trails for all kinds of cross-country skiing. You will also find beautiful cross-country trails in the ski resorts Myrkdalen and Voss Resort.
In Voss you'll find skiing for everyone!
At Voss Resort 40 km of groomed trails for all levels await. There are also several exciting off-piste areas. Around Hangurstoppen there are many cross-country trails with different lengths and the most spectacular view of the mountains surrounding Voss. You can go directly from the train station and to the ski resort in less than 9 minutes with Voss Gondol.
Voss Resort also has three kids areas; Grebbesbakken, Badnakrokjen and Trollbakken.
Voss Resort has night skiing every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. They have more than 10 km of lighted trails at green, blue, red, and black levels.
At Voss Resort you can stay in cabins or apartments. Read more and book under "accommodation".
In Myrkdalen it snows more than almost any other place in Europe. This makes the destination a favorite among ski enthusiasts. You can play in well-groomed trails, the park areas, and untouched powder. If you're bringing the family Myrkdalen also has a children's area with two button lifts, a slow-moving magic carpet, and four varied green trails. It is easily accessible from the car park and Myrkdalen Hotel.
Myrkdalen is located in Voss municipal, only two hours from Bergen, Geilo, and Sogndal.
In Myrkdalen you will find 22 trails at different levels of difficulty, 4 parks, skicross trails, and wonderful off-piste terrain.
Night skiing is open in Myrkdalen on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the season and every day during the winter holiday weeks (7, 8, and 9)
Voss Ski- og Tursenter (skiing and hiking area)
In winter, Voss Ski og tursenter is a paradise for cross-country skiiers. Here you will find trails for both skating and classic style skiing, you can go on an easy "walk" and you will find several areas that are great for backcountry skiing. The trails are idyllically located in forest terrain which means that they are protected from the weather and wind.
Starting from Herresleitet, you quickly enter a fairytale-looking scenery. You can do a circular trail around Herresåsen, at aprox 12 kilometers. The trail is known to locals as "The Jem" and you will soon see why. There are several places along the route where you can take shortcuts, which means that you can get home faster. The trail is groomed for both classic and skating.
Transport and parking:
It is easy to get to the snow and ski resorts in Voss! You can take a free ski bus from Voss station to Myrkdalen, all winter. The buses correspond with trains to and from Bergen and Oslo. If you are going to Voss Resort, you can take the gondola lift from the train station and straight to the ski slopes, in less than 9 minutes. In Voss Ski og Tursenter there are many parking spaces, day passes cost NOK 100.
Winter without skis
There are many activities to try in Voss. How about spending an extra day here and trying something completely new this winter.
See our suggestions here: