Dalseter is situated in the valley of Espedalen and the area around Espedalen/Dalseter, and Fefor/Gålå, holds some of the best undisturbed cross-country terrain in the world. Double tracks on more than 300 km through forests and mountains will leave you with a great experience, no matter the level of skiing experience you have.
How to Get there – Plane
The nearest airport to Dalseter is Oslo Gardermoen which is 220 km away.
Dalseter is situated in the valley of Espedalen – along Fv255,also known as Bjørnsonvegen. The road goes on the west side of Gudbrandsdalen, between Lillehammer and Vinstra.
How to get there – Train
The nearest train stations to Dalseter are Espedalen: Vinstra (36 km) and Lillehammer (78km) and these provide good train connections. Guests staying at the Dalseter Høyfjellshotell who notify them of their arrival in advance, can be picked up at either location. They can also help in arranging bus transportation for larger and small groups.
How to get there – Bus
The local bus number 409, from Vinstra (via Skåbu) goes all the way to/from Dalseter and connects with trains arriving/departing Vinstra.
For an updated bus schedule – look at Opplandstrafikk and region number 400, route 409 Vinstra – Skåbu / Dalseter.
Where to Stay
The Dalseter Høyfjellshotell is situated at the top of the mountain valley of Espedalen at 930 meters above sea level and it has a wonderful view of the valley and the mountains in Jotunheimen National Park. It is a family-owned and managed hotel, where third generation hospitality welcome you to a nice vacation in the mountains. This is the Facebook page of the Dalseter Høyfjellshotell.
For many years Stuart Montgomery of XC-UK used the hotel for cross country skiing holidays, and for the last few years a group of Instructors know as GB Nordic have based themselves at the Dalseter Hoyfjellshotell. There is the opportunity to select dates which suit you best, including midweek start dates. Stay any number of nights from a minimum 5 nights and start and end when you want.
The GB Nordic team host week’s from 6th February to 24th March where you can chose to ski independently, on a lead tour, or take instruction, on or off track, and this is open to all levels of ability.
Full details of prices, dates and available Instructors who will be leading and coaching are available here
Ski Track Information