Pudder og frikjøring i Myrkdalen

Powder for breakfast - fjord for supper

Imagine having the best ski holiday ever, together with your friends! To a powder paradise that gives you the kicks and goosebumps all over.

This and more can be found in Myrkdalen - the winter paradise in Western Norway.

 

Myrkdalen is one of the most snow-safe ski resorts in Norway. The slopes are always well-prepared, and untouched snow is just a few turns away.

Complete ski destination between mountains and fjords

Pudderparadiset Myrkdalen. Foto: Sverre F. Hjørnevik

Myrkdalen is in the midst of a unique landscape of mountains and fjords. Getting here is easy, just 2 hours from Bergen International Airport and 5,5 hours from Oslo.

Myrkdalen is known for being a complete and snow-safe destination that many have on their bucket list. More and more ski enthusiasts around the world have found their way here in recent years.

They are enticed by well-prepared slopes and untouched powder

says Klaus Finne, freestyle skier and former National Freetyle Team member, who now works as content creator for Myrkdalen.

- What's more, you have everything you need nearby - From restaurants, cafes and bars to sports shops, ski rental and fitness centre. And, of course, lots of various activities, both with and without skiing, he tells.

 

Myrkdalen Hotel with ski in - ski out

With ski in – ski out Myrkdalen Hotel, all you must do is strap on your skis after a nice breakfast and slide straight out to the newly prepared slopes.

The hotel offers different hotel packages with ski pass included.

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Myrkdalen Hotel vinter

 

TIP: If you travel to Myrkdalen during midweek, you can enjoy the peace and tranquility. No long queues, and you have the mountains almost to yourself.

Book Special midweek offer 

If you wish to stay here longer, and get the most out of your winter adventure between the mountains and fjords, a week's stay can pay off.

Book 1 week accommodation with ski pass

Epic skiing and the best lines

 

Throughout the ski season, Myrkdalen is one of the Norwegian ski resorts with the highest scoring on snow fall measurements.

- Every freeride enthusiast can fulfill their dreams of experiencing exciting freeride skiing, says Klaus with a smile.

He knows what he's talking about. He is one of those who revel in hitting the best lines, and epic skiing is his guilty pleasure.

TIP: Bjørndalskamben (1402 masl) and Finnbunuten (1358 masl) are both great, scenic day trips, and can be reached from the base of the ski centre. Book a guided backcountry skiing trip, and you can be sure to get the best skiing experience in the area.

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Flåmsbana

 

TIP for the ski enthusiast: If there is one thing you should not miss during your winter holiday in Western Norway, it is to take the iconic Flåm Railway. Get off the train at Vatnahalsen and prepare yourself for a world class off-piste skiing with epic slopes in all directions!

Nærøyfjorden utsikt
Flåmsbana i vinterlandskap
Nærøyfjorden

Diverse adventures

The surroundings of mountains and fjords have given Myrkdalen distinctive features, fueled with diverse adventures.

Klaus says: It’s not just about the excitement of skiing, chasing powder or cruising down well-prepared slopes.

- You can also experience non-skiing activities such as sledding, dog sledding and ice fishing, and only 35 minutes away you can explore the spectacular and exotic fjords that Western Norway is famous for.

  • Explore the Nærøyfjord from a fjord cruise.
  • Take the Flåm Railway and experience one of the world’s most fascinating train journeys, from stunning fjord landscape in Flåm to wild, snow-capped mountain peaks at Myrdal.
  • Enjoy a steaming hot sauna at Fjord Sauna in Flåm while you admire the beautiful views and take a refreshing dip and the fjord.

Fjord Sauna i Flåm

Klaus concludes with a smile:

- Floating sauna with magnificent fjord view must be the perfect place to unwind and recoup after active days with skiing.

 

Powder for breakfast and fjord for supper!

Klaus’ 5-Days Itinerary

Klaus shares his tips for the perfect 5-Days Itinerary that lets you combine skiing adventures with unique fjord experiences.

DAY 1

DAY 2

  • Alpine skiing at the resort. Blissfully uncrowded during weekdays, with quiet slopes for beginners and untracked off-piste for the adventurous.
  • Lunch tip: Myrkdalsstovo – serves salads, soups, hamburgers and much more
  • Dinner tip: Restaurant Tunet – known for making the best pizzas in the area

DAY 3

DAY 4

  • Flåmsbana and ski touring on the mountains around Vatnahalsen OR Flåmsbana and Fjordcruise at Nærøyfjorden
  • Dinner at Fretheim Hotel
  • Beer tasting at Ægir, the local brew

DAY 5

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