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Cross-country skiing lesson in Lillehammer

Private Lessons are a great way to get one-on-one instruction with our skilled instructors at a beginner or intermediate level of classic technique. Cross-country skiing is the best keep-fit exercise amongst winter sports. The sport promotes health, increases well-being and is above-all, an extremely beneficial winter activity for adults and children. Each 1.5 hour lesson will introduce you to basic techniques that will give you the confidence to enjoy your time out on ski trails. There's no better place to learn the sport of cross country skiing than here in Lillehammer area. Cross-country skiing is a best way to experience the beauty of Norwegian winter! Place: Birkebeineren Ski Stadion      Time: December - April   Weather conditions: For your safety and the safety of our instructors we will not teach lessons if the temperature is below -20ºC  Ski rental: Hafjell ski resort bottom station,  Gaistova (Hafjelltoppen), Nordseter Clothes: you need sporty and warm winter clothes   Recommended list of what to bring: Clothing: It’s an active lesson so don't dress too warm, but bring an extra layer for when standing still! It's best to have clothing that dries up quickly, so avoid cotton if possible! Wool and polyester (often seen in sport specific clothing) are best. Dressing in many layers is recommended over having one thick layer. This provides better insulation and it's easier to take off one layer when you're too warm.  Ski equipment: In the ski rental personal will help you to find right skis, poles and boots for classic cross-country skiing. There are ski rental in Hafjell ski resort (bottom), Nordseter and Gaiastova (Hafjeltoppen). Multi-day lessons:We recommend 2-3 days lessons to learn the basics of cross-country skiing. The longer the time is spent on the skis, the more you can learn. We have developed great tools to help you quickly learn skiing opportunities. Physical condition1,5 hour skiing lessons are for anyone, regardless of physical condition. The cross-country skiing lesson is active and 1 hour is an exciting activity for everyone. Why X - country skiingCross-country skiing is a very pleasant way to enjoy the great outdoors on a sunny winter’s day and see the sights with friends -  all while getting a good workout. When you cross-country ski, you’re training your body to move in a way that it was designed to move. You’re teaching it to improve the process that makes you more capable in daily movements. Nordic skiing combines both a lower body and upper body workout, while simultaneously working both the “pulling” and “pushing” muscles of each region. Norway is a best place in the world to start skiing. Welcome!!!

$1746.62 Outdoor Activities

Multi-activity winter experience in Lillehammer, 6 days

Day 1: Arrive at LillehammerWelcome to the Lillehammer! On Sunday 18.00pm meet your guide and group members for dinner at hotel.Day 2: Walking in Lillehammer and Maihaugen Open Air museum, 1 hour toboggan tourLillehammer is a small, friendly town, renowned for its charming pedestrian street lined with wooden buildings – a very popular meeting place during the Winter Olympics in 1994. We will walk around the city and visit Maihaugen - open air museum. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras. This is a nice place to walk and learn more about Norwegian culture.After lunch, we will try one of the city's most popular winter activities - Tobogganing. Tobogganing, the activity of sliding down snow-covered slopes and artificial-ice-covered chutes on a runnerless sled called a toboggan. The sleds connect directly on to the lift, so you can sit on the sled while you are transported to the top of the hill. The toboggans are equipped with brakes, and you decide the speed. Prior to start, everyone is provided with helmet and goggles. After a few practice runs, you will be able to enjoy the ride to its full.Day 3: Cross-country skiing at HafjelltoppenAfter breakfast we will drive to the Hafjelltoppen. In Gaiastova ski rental you can hire ski equipment. This is also a great place to start skiing day because the area is very flat and good for first skiing day. Gaiastova has a cosy cafe where to eat a lunch or drink some tea or coffee after beautiful skiing day.After the lunchtime, we coming back to the hotel. Free evening!Day 4: Alpine skiing at HafjellToday we will enjoy alpine skiing at hafjell ski resort. Hafjell is located 15km north of Lillehammer, and is an Olympic arena with a wide variety of runs. 16 ski lifts provide access to a total of 44 km of slopes, and the longest run is 7,5km long. The drop is 835m, and snowmaking facilities ensure good skiing conditions throughout winter. The Kjus Run is specially designed for active skiers. The skiing area in Hafjell on the sunny side of the mountain, and sheltered from wind.After the lunchtime, we coming back to the hotel. Free evening!Day 5: Snowshoeing in NordseterAfter breakfast we will take bus Nordseter mountain village. This is a great place to try snowshoeing. Snowshoeing is a great and eco-friendly way to explore the wintry nature of norway. We will make a beautiful round-trip in the forest. This will be a wonderful day in Norwegian wilderness. After the tour we will enjoy coffee at the local cafe. Afternoon we will come back to hotel in Lillehammer.Day 6: Departure Departure, depending on the schedule of your flight.