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PICTURES FROM KONSBERG

Whoever visits Kongsberg, the "Silver City", is surprised to find how much this city has to offer. Kongsberg is reknown for its long and active skiing tradition, with a stable, continental climate, is a focal point between hills and mountains, popular with both residents and visitors.

 The "Ski Town"  
The Ski Town

Kongsberg ski resort is only 1 hour drive from Oslo, has a drop of 330 metres. Starting from Kongsberg ski resort, Nordic skiers can access 55 km of prepared cross-country tracks, as well as 400 km additional marked trails in the area.

Kongsberg, the famous skitown of Norway, has a modern alpine ski-area. A Snowcross-area with halfpipe, funboxes, quarterpipes and big jumps are important for the new group of participants in wintersports. Kongsberg Skisenter also has a spesial slalom-hill for competition, and a separate hill and lift for children.

 Bjørn O. Hansen