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Sjusjøen Ski Resort Guide

Sjusjøen, Norway

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length7km4 miles
Highest Lift960m3,150ft
Resort Height700m2,297ft
 Nearest AirportsFagernes and Oslo
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Sjusjøen's lift is about 1.5km from the village centre and is known as 'Birkbeinerbakken'. This means 'birch legs' and was the name given to the people on skis who rescued the king's son, Hakon, during a civil war in 1206. Lillehammer is 20km away.


The Norwegian ski resort of Sjusjøen is at an altitude of 700m2,297ft, with 7km4 miles of marked runs.

Sjusjøen has direct access to 7km4 miles of downhill skiing, with 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

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


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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sjusjøen?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sjusjøen.

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Snow Forecast by day for Sjusjøen

Ski Area Stats

Sjusjøen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 3 2km1 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 3km2 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 1km1 miles
Total Length
7km4 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
350km217 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sjusjøen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift960m3,150ft
Lowest Piste700m2,297ft
Resort Altitude (Sjusjøen)700m2,297ft
Max Vertical260m853ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sjusjøen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Sjusjøen Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Skogshenget', which is 1km1 miles in length.


Big jump, box, jump, rails

Location and Map

Where is Sjusjøen?

This ski resort is in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sjusjøen is Fagernes, 137 minutes drive away.

Oslo and Sälen Trysil airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 3,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 5 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sjusjøen open?

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

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 Sjusjøen, 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 Tourist Office Website for the latest.

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