Sat 11th March 2023
- Sat 18th March 2023
We bring you a firm favourite of WalkingWomen from 2018 which we are now reinvigorating for our cross country ski fans. We journey for 6 days on our skis from hotel to hotel - a fantastic adventure. Please hold the dates and let us know if you are interested - price to be added as soon as 2023 prices are confirmed. Watch this space.
Dates: Saturday 11th – Saturday 18th March 7 nights/6 days cross country skiing with option for free day
Guide: Anita Grey and Discover Norway
Walking Grade: 3 Goats as we have long days on the snow as you cross country ski from hotel to hotel
Base: We start at Dalseter Mountain Hotel- 3 hours from Oslo Airport. We then ski from hotel to hotel returning to Dalseter on the last night.
We recommend arriving latest early afternoon for a 2pm transfer and returning on flights late afternoon on Sat 25th.
Some guests have travelled overland and this is an adventurous option. We can advise on travel and can advise if you would like a stop over in Oslo.
Airport Transport is included from Oslo Airport to Dalseter return.
Price: £ per person for the holiday will be all inclusive:
- en-suite room
- Packed lunches
- ski hire and expert guiding.
- There is also free use of the pool and sauna whilst at Dalseter. Most hotels on our journey have sauna’s.
- Airport transfer from Oslo Airport to Dalseter return.
Not included are flights to Oslo and any drinks from the bar.
We start from our favourite Dalseter Hotel in Espadelen You will make your way through a landscape of distant horizons, birch tree woodland, Norwegian farmsteads, and frozen lakes. The Peer Gynt Trail, named after a local Norwegian hero, characterized into fiction by author Henrik Ibsen.
The Peer Gynt trail is a groomed ski trail between Espedalen and Skeikampen, in what is known as ‘Peer Gynt Country’. experience. The trail offers groomed and well-marked cross-country tracks.
In clear weather, you will be able to enjoy a continuous view of the breathtaking peaks of the national parks Jotunheimen, Rondane and Dovrefjell along the trip, providing a beautiful and dramatic backdrop to this “friendly” mountain region. If this is your first cross-country ski trip in Norway – be prepared to be blown away.
You stay in good hotels during the tour and we start at our WalkingWomen favourite the Dalseter Hotel.
The trail runs about 700 – 1500 meters above sea level. The daily stages are relatively short and we meander, we wander and we stop to have cuppas and admire the views.
More coming … watch this space