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Varingskollen Ski Resort Guide

Varingskollen, Norway

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length2km
Highest Lift545m
Resort Height185m
 Nearest AirportsOslo and Oslo Rygge
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Varingskollen is located in Hakadal, 30 minutes from Oslo.


The Norwegian ski resort of Varingskollen is at an altitude of 185m, with 2km of marked runs.

Varingskollen has direct access to 2km of downhill skiing, with 5 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Varingskollen?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Varingskollen

Ski Area Stats

Varingskollen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 1 1km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Varingskollen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift545m
Lowest Piste185m
Resort Altitude (Varingskollen)185m

Varingskollen Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Olabakken'.


The terrain park is 550m long, 40m wide huge park with vast number of terrain features. There are big jumps, boxes, corners, rails and slides for fun skiing and snowboarding.

Location and Map

Where is Varingskollen?

This ski resort is in Nittedal, Akershus, Norway.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Varingskollen is Oslo, 50 minutes drive away.

Oslo Rygge and Fagernes airports are all within three hours drive.

Oslo is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 4km of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Varingskollen 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.

Piste Map

Varingskollen Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Varingskollen, 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 Varingskollen Tourist Office for the latest.