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Geilo

Geilo Ski Resort Guide

Geilo, Norway

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length30 miles
Highest Lift3,871ft
Resort Height2,625ft
 Nearest AirportFagernes
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Geilo

The Norwegian ski resort of Geilo is at an altitude of 2,625ft, with 30 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Geilo has direct access to 30 miles of downhill skiing, with 45 marked pistes, served by a total of 18 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..

Skiing

Geilo offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Geilo offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Geilo.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Geilo is 1 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Geilo?

The next notable snow forecast is 6in, expected on 13 December, with around 8in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Geilo Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
126 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
168 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
1314 miles
Downhill
Total Length
30 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
311 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
18

Altitudes

Geilo Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,871ft
Lowest Trail2,625ft
Resort Altitude (Geilo)2,625ft
Max Vertical1,247ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Geilo
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Geilo?

This ski resort is in Hol, Buskerud, Norway.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Geilo is Fagernes, 105 minutes drive away.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 18 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Geilo open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

 Open.

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Geilo, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Geilo Tourist Office for the latest.

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