Cross-country skiing where it is most beautiful!
Spidsbergseter Mountain Hotel is located on a high mountain plateau, just 2.5 km south of Rondane National Park.
Up to 150 km of prepared or marked cross-country ski trails await you directly at the hotel. You will visit one of the most beautiful cross-country skiing areas in Norway. Due to its excellently groomed trails and its scenic diversity, it is very suitable for beginners as well as for advanced skiers.
After being active during the day, you can relax in the hotel’s pool or sauna. In the evening, end the day by the open fireplace in the cozy lounge areas.
For variety, the hotel offers, for example, dog sledding tours, or snowshoeing.
In 1919, Hans Spidsberg built a summer farm in the Ringebu Mountains. Gradually, the farm was converted for the hotel business and has been family owned since the beginning. Today you are greeted by a modern mountain hotel that has been expanded around the heart of the hotel, the summer farm.
The hotel’s restaurant offers a wonderful view of the winter landscape. As far as possible, mainly local products are offered.
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet
At noon: self-prepared packed lunch from the breakfast buffet and filled, own thermos (coffee or hot water)
Evening: cold and hot buffet or 3-course menu
Special meal requests (e.g. gluten-free) please specify when booking.
All rooms are equipped with shower, toilet and TV.
The double or twin rooms have a beautiful view and balcony (shared). Please specify when booking if you want a twin room (with two separate beds).
Single or family rooms are also available on request.
After a hard day on the trail, you can relax in the hotel’s pool area with steam bath, various saunas, whirlpool, climbing wall, waterfall and more.
You can end the evening comfortably by candlelight at the fireplace.
Requirements & route
You are in one of the most beautiful cross-country skiing areas in Norway. The cross-country skiing area includes up to 150 km of groomed and marked trails. The vast plateaus south of Rondane National Park offer a healthy mix of open fell landscapes and peaks with great views of the national park mountains. But sheltered, gently wintry birch forests are also on your routes. Because of the many connecting trails, tours of different lengths and difficulty levels can be combined depending on your mood. The staff at the hotel will be very happy to advise you on your choice of tours.
All trails are suitable for the classic technique, about 50 km are specially prepared also for skating.Since you are on your own, you can determine your own pace and the length of the routes. If you are inexperienced on skis, the hotel also offers cross-country skiing lessons. You can decide, arrange and pay directly on the spot at your leisure.
In addition to the stunningly beautiful cross-country skiing terrain, the house offers varied winter activities every week throughout the winter. The following sample activities are not included in the tour price. You can arrange, book and pay for activities directly on site. However, you can also inform us in advance so that we can discuss availability and, if necessary, make a reservation. can be booked through us or directly with the hotel the day before the activity.
Since you are skiing on groomed trails, normal cross-country skis are suitable for the classic or skating technique.
You can rent skis, boots and poles. When booking, we take your body and shoe size.
The house offers you a very well equipped ski cellar with possibilities for waxing.
Arrival by plane and train
From Oslo Gardermoen Airport or directly from Oslo Central Station you can take the train to Ringebu. You will be on the road for about 2.5 hours. From there, the hotel bus will pick you up by prior arrangement. Please book the option Transfer Person at the same time. The trip costs from about 45,- EUR / person there & back.
Timetables and tickets for Norwegian Railways can be found here: Norwegian State Railways.
Arrival by car / ferry
If you would like to travel by car, the Colorline ferry mini-cruise from Kiel to Oslo is a great option.
We will be happy to make you a package offer for the trip including ferry crossing. The drive from Oslo to the hotel takes about 4 hours. We recommend that you take snow chains with you.
Please note: The trip is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility. Please contact us for detailed information if needed. Please also see our entry information for Norway on our Country Information page.
We recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance. you can find a quote on our travel insurance page.
- the night after: an evening by the fireplace, the warmth of the in-house sauna, the darkness of the night ...
- the vastness of Norway in front of your eyes and the top-tracked trails (classic & skating) under your feet
- Add to your tour a dog sled "flight", a snowshoe hike and offers of the house on site