Ustaoset Loop Cross-Country Skiing

Set yourself for a stunning day-trip via Grønebakken cabin and Prestholt

  • North of Ustaoset, view towards Hardangervidda

    North of Ustaoset, view towards Hardangervidda

  • There are several mountain cafes along the "Veslerunden" roundtrip

    There are several mountain cafes along the "Veslerunden" roundtrip

  • Prestholtseter

    Prestholtseter Photo: Åsa Christner

Essential info

  • Destination: Geilo
  • Season: January–March
  • Difficulty: Demanding
  • Distance: 36.5 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 940 meters
  • Duration: 4–6 hours

About Ustaoset Loop

Beautiful full day trip with views of Hardangervidda, Hardangerjøkulen and Hallingskarvet. 

Follow Pariserløypa from Vestlia up to Hakkeset, or take the chair lift to save some energy. Continue in beautiful terrain to Grønebakken and towards Ustetind. Turn north to Ustaoset and continue over Eimehæe to Prestholt, before you enjoy the last slopes back to Havsdalen and Geilo.

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