Located close to the Swedish border and about two and half hours drive from Oslo, Trysil ski resort has become extremely popular by many Scandinavian ski sports aficionados. Surrounded by a stirring beauty, Trysil starts welcoming ski holiday guests from mid-November snow till April – May. Trysil has one mountain, which is surrounded by different satellite
accommodation-hubs. Spending your ski holiday in Trysil guarantees not only cold and excellent skiing but also create an opportunity to ski the sun all day by skiing clockwise around the city.
Ski Information for Trysil
Trysil ski resort is one of the biggest ski resorts in all of Scandinavia. Although the mountain is not more than 800-1100 metres in height, there is a high degree of snow security, which makes the resort very popular. Apart from regular guests who take their ski holiday in Trysil, more athletic guests such as ski clubs and national teams from all over the Scandies are often noticeable.
The early winter days (November to January) only lasts around 6-7 hours in Trysil. As a consequence, a lot of investments have gone into the installation of floodlights in order to illuminate the ski slopes by midafternoon.
Skiing in the glow of the lights is an unparalleled experience on its own, and nighttime skiing is one of the main attractions in Trysil. The daylight issue lasts until February and after that, it doesn’t concern anyone.
The highest point of the mountain is 1132 meters above sea level. The state of the art lift system makes it easy for visitors to navigate through the mountains. The mountain offers something for everyone. While it mostly attracts beginners and intermediary skiers, the seven steep slopes can only be accessed through high-speed six-man chair for avid skiers looking for challenges.
Accommodation in Trysil
Most of the accommodation in Trysil is situated right on the slopes and has Ski in/Ski out facilities. To the north of the mountain, you find some of the biggest complex in the resort. Here you will most likely want to stay, given you are mid-sized family as plenty of Shops and restaurants make it an impeccable place for families to have a good time which makes it an impeccable place for families to have a good time.
There is something for everyone in Trysil as it has a wide range of luxury resorts, apartments, and single rooms. Based on the requirements and budget, there are multiple online booking sites where you can make your reservation for your next ski holiday in Trysil.
Beginner skiing in Trysil
The 27 green runs are spread across the mountains, which is excellent for beginners as they can explore the mountain even if they are not a pro. Adequate training at the ski school will enable them to explore the vast natural landscapes without any limitation. This is a true family resort, and the overwhelming “green ocean” of slopes certainly confirms this
Intermediate skiing in Trysil
For someone who fancies a little challenge, there are plenty of red and blue runs above and below the tree line. Skiers who are into schussing also have the chance to make a quick run downhill. Top of the mountain tends to get really cold so the mix of slopes above and below the tree line is a great addition to the overall experience.
Advanced skiing in Trysil
Advanced skiers have the opportunity to ski across packed powder at piste number 75, which is also considered to be the most difficult run in Trysil and has a gradient of 45 degrees. This 2.5km black run is an adrenaline pumping experience for avid skiers and snowboarders who aspire to test their skills at a whole new level.
Trysil Night skiing
One of the major attractions of Trysil is its night skiing. The slopes are fully covered with floodlights that are in full bloom as soon as the sun vanishes behind the mountains. Night skiing is one of the most popular activities of the destination and is accessible for 3-4 days a week. Skiing under the Northern lights with an orange mist surrounding the whole area is once in a lifetime experience and is bound to make your stay absolutely worth it.
Along with the ability to ski at night on your ski holiday, the slopes at Trysil are less crowded than the ones in Alpines. This means that most of the times you will have entire slopes to yourself, which is typically a rarity. Especially if you are traveling near the holiday season, such as Christmas or New Year, these slopes are a luxury.