Hemsedal - The Scandinavian Alps - is known as one of Scandinavia's largest ski resorts, and has mountains that resembles those further south in Europe. Hemsedal is very snow-secure from November to May, and is a modern ski resort with express chairlifts, snowboard parks and designated areas for children/ beginners. The skiing area stretches from an altitude of 625 to 1920m. Hemsedal offers high quality accommodation, from large, well-equipped chalets to intimate hotels. A wide variety of activities is available, including dog sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides and snow scooter rental. 130km of prepared cross-country tracks, and 80km of marked mountain trails are available for Nordic skiing.