near Haugesund Norway
is not normally usable snow in Haugesund, but there are many downhill
resorts and cross-country ski areas within reach - Sauda
is less than 2 hours away by car.
Røldal - is 2 hours or so away by car.
Many people going further afield drive to Hovden
in Setesdal, or to Geilo or Hemsedal
in Buskerud, further north, through Hardanger. Other options include
Rauland and other resorts in Telemark (beyond Hovden)
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You can fly
to Haugesund from Oslo and especially from London Stansted with
Ryanair. You can also arrive
by ferry with a car if you want - but not currently (March 2010).
There are several hotels in
the Haugesund area - not so many close to the ski resorts.
is east of Haugesund, about 1.5 hours or so by car. This growing centre
has hyttes for rent, as well as some hotel
is a hidden gem with great snow and a long season - but can also be
quite exposed. About 2 hours drive from Haugesund, and there is a
ski-buss service at weekends
Some hyttes, and one hotel, plus hotels
in Odda and further away into Hardanger.
is the main resort in Setesdal, in Aust Agder county, along E 134
then south on RV 13. About 4 hours drive away. Several
hotels and apartment centres.
is a famous resort in Hallingdal, in Buskerud county, with quite
a few hotels and hyttes for rent. About 4-5 hours drive from Haugesund.
It is also on the Bergen to Oslo railway line.
The resort is split with slopes on both sides of the valley.
is a long way from Haugesund - 7 or 8 hours drive through Hardanger
and over (or through) Hardangervidda - but is a fantastic resort with
great skiing and a long season.
There is a wide range of hotels, apartments and hyttes to choose from.
is 4 hours by car along E 134 (though it once took 2 days!). A hotel, apartments and hyttes for rent, at 3 separate skisenters.
There are other ski senters in Telemark (like Rjukan - Gaustablikk,
Vrådal and Lifjell) further away.
is 3 hours or so (and a ferry) away, through Hardanger.
in a lively town, with a cable car up from near the Bergen - Oslo
Myrkdalen is about 30 km north of Voss. It is a new resort that is growing fast