Beginner course in cross country skiing

 

Program

  • Prepare the skis with skiwax
  • Diagonal skiing. The technique for flat and slight uphill
  • Snow plow. The technique for slowing down when skiing downhill
  • Fish bone. The techinque for going steep uphill
  • In and out of the track
  • Double poling. The techique for slight downhill
  • How to behave as a skier in the woods of Norway
  • The course is taught in English

Who participate

This is the beginner course for real beginners, or if you just have tried 0-5 times.

Aim of the course

Learn so much - that you can start exploring this sport by yourself from then on

Rules

Binding registration. You can change up until 1 week before or later if sick with doctor's confirmation.

Rent skis, etc

At the Tryvann skisenter, 3 minutes drive up from Frognerseteren, you can rent skis, boots & poles. Link.

3 evenings

3 eventings of 75 minutes
Group size: 4-8
Prie: 1990 kr

See list below

Weekend

2 days of 90 minutes
Group size: 4-8
Price: 1590 kr

See list at bottom

Evening courses

Weekend courses - see list further down

Weekend courses

Easy to register

Just click "Påmelding" for the time that you want, and fill out the form that opens. You pay when you here book the course. Your place is guaranteed. Fill out the form, and we see you for a memorable experience and we will teach you to ski!

Oslo - Frognerseteren

Google Maps code: 59.976828, 10.678752.

By car. Drive pass the Holmenkollen ski jump. Take right at Frognerseteren. Find a parking and ask for the Hefty-villa. It is the big house in the group of old houses. We meet on the southern corner of the house.

Public transportation. Take the T-bane (subway) to the final destination, which is Frognerseteren. Walk down the trail toward the big Frognerseteren Restaurant. Walk 70 meter more down and you see the big house where we meet. See the picture.

Ski rental. Map of Frognerseteren (ski course) and Tryvann (ski rental): LINK.

Oslo - Skullerud

Adressen til Skullerudstua er: General Ruges vei 106. Beware that Google Maps will bring you to the school instead, so rather use the kode: 
Google Maps kode: 59.864597, 10.845819.

From the parking walk 80 meter toward the track. We meet just there. See picture.

Her er link til web-camera fra stadion.

Drammen

From Strømsø, follow Konnerudgate up to Konnerud. At Circle K station take right on the Gramsborgveien. At roundabout take 3rd road to Jarlsbergveien to Sletta. At Sletta, look for the Club House. We meet at the track, right behind the club house.

Sjusjøen

Pass the Kiwi in the centre of Sjusjøen. 100 meter more and you see the parking of Sjusjøen Stadion. You can park here. We meet at the entrance of the little tunnel between the parking and the stadion.

Trondheim - Granåsen

Meet at the Sparebank 1 house, just near the Granåsen ski stadion. Everybody knows this house, if you ask around:)

Acommodation in Oslo

About accommodation:
There are hotels nearby. Here is a link: hotels nearby.
 
Soria Moria and Lysebu are the hotels closest to Frognerseteren - our main course area. Just 10 minutes walk.
The Bogstad camping also offers budget accommodation in modern caravans. This is around 30 minutes walk from Frognerseteren.
The ski rental is at Oslo Winterpark. 20 minutes walk up the hill from Frognerseteren.
By car all these places are very near and quick to get to.
 
NB: We don’t service the accommodation, but you can contact these places directly of course.
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