Ringerike – cross-country skiing at Ringkollen
Ringkollen enjoys a beautiful open and elevated setting with cross-country ski trails at around 600 metres above sea level.
With this as your starting point, there is plenty of exciting terrain to explore. Ringkollen is at Krokskogen, but you can easily head east into Nordmarka – or you can keep south down into Krokskogen, perhaps past Løvlia and then further down towards Sørkedalen (alt. via Heggelia), Lommedalen, or Sollihøgda.
Recommended trails and trail status reports for Ringkollen
Ringkollen is an excellent starting point for cross-country ski trips in Nordmarka and Krokskogen. You can ski for miles, often all by yourself, in an open landscape and through old forests.
Recommended trails and trail status reports
Take the ski-bus service to Ringkollen and ski back: Ringkollen – Sørkedalen
Book a seat on the ski-bus to Ringkollen
How to get there?
Ringkollen is located in Nordmarka. If you are arriving from Hadeland or Oslo, drive to Klækken Hotel and then take route 241 towards Ringkollveien. Continue on Ringkollveien until you reach the large car park or Ringkollstua.
This is a toll road with a barrier on the way up, and NOK 40 is payable either by card or cash.
Alternatively, take the ski-bus service from Oslo and ski back.
Please stay for a while! Book a hotel room at beautiful Klækken Hotel, located only 15 minutes from the car park for Ringkollen.
Food & drink
Treat yourself to a large cup of hot chocolate with cream, or a homemade bun, at Ringkollstua:
Alternatively, enjoy a delicious dinner or some après-ski:
Klækken Hotel restaurant:
Welcome to a spectacular outdoor experience!
Show consideration during your visit, and follow these basic guidelines:
• Adhere to the code of conduct for public right of access
• Park at designated car parks and campsites
• Take your litter home or use the bins provided
• Remember the rules for keeping dogs on a lead; respect campfire bans and restrictions, and use designated sites only
• Try to use local shops along the route
• Drive nicely, but not too nicely – keep up with the traffic
• Last, but not least; ENJOY your trip!