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Winter sport break at Gausta w. 7 – 8 2019

It´s finally time for the holiday deducated to activites, it’s the so called winter  sport break. Well needed indeed and Gausta have everything you need for an active week with the family. You will as usual find pisted slopes and amazing off-pist skiing. Except the skiing we prepared a full schedule with entertainment, games and activities for the whole family!


Even though the season started of with unusual little snow, the last couple of weeks of snow have restored Gausta to it’s winter glory. We have now opened more slopes and even more are on the way! To get the latest information about which slopes are open right now, go to or Gausta Skisenter on facebook.

If you’re in need of renting equipment, head on over to the ski rental in Sport1 at the bottom of the lift at the bottom of Gaustablikk. You can also find a smaller  ski rental at Bygget in Hovdestaul. And as always Gausta ski school offers group and private lessons for anyone interested. You can book in the ski rental or by emailing


Done skiing for the day? Then maybe the new ice-rink at Gaustablikk could be something for you. You can rent equipment and ice-skates at the Gausta Showroom, open everyday 12.00-18.00

Offpist from Gaustatoppen

So when the children are in the ski school and you’re looking for a challenge, well let us present Gaustatoppen! If you want to test off-piste from Gaustatoppen, the Gaustabanen is a smooth (and exciting) way to get up. The course is open. 09:00 – 17:00 every day. Keep in mind that all skiing is at your own risk, so dress warmly and always check the snow and weather reports before you leave. Book a guide if you are the least unsure! For the latest news about the conditions at the top, we can also take the opportunity to advise you to join the Facebook group “Conditions at Gaustatoppen“, where you can get advice and updates from Gausta riders who thinks about the peak as a second home.

Children’s Gausta

This holiday is for the children – and so is Gausta. During week 7-9 our one and truly Gaustakong is in the slopes to meet the children. And if that wasn’t enough there will also be snow-games, barbecue and skiing competitions on the schedule, are you ready?  

Games, quiz and indoor activities

Is the weather not on your side? Don’t worry there is plenty of things to do indoors as well! At Gaustablikk you will find shuffleboard, board games, darts, playstation and table tennis. Everything you need for a day indoors you will find in the reception

Renovated relax area with a pool and a sauna.

Guests at the hotel have free access to the pool and sauna area. Here you can find a swimming pool, jacuzzi and steam room with a view of Gaustatoppen and a view of the beautiful surroundings around Kvitåvatn.

Floating Sauna and icebath

This one is for the daredevils out there. With a grand view from Gaustatoppen is a ice bath a must while in Gausta especially since you can walk in to the floating sauna after. The sauna is open for everyone to book and costs 200 NOK / person. You book at the reception at Gaustablikk.

Food and drinks

At Gausta skicenter you have plenty of restaurants to choose from, and all of them are right next to the slopes. At the bottom of the lift Skipsheisen you will find Sport’n Skikafe, this is a brand new food court with coffee shops, wook and pizza. In the area of Hovdestaul at the lift Fyrieggheisen stands Bygget, open for lunch and dinner.

And at Gaustablikk Høyfellshotell you will find, as always, well-prepared dishes and a large selection of carefully selected wines. Close to Gaustablikk and Sport’n Skikafe you will also find the food store Pose & Sekk – perfect for those who prefer to buy with you and cook in the cottage with the family.


If you’re looking for some live music and entertainment during this holiday,  Gaustas restaurants won’t disappoint you.

Program and pistmap – directly in your phone

Download the new Gausta-app to get the latest updates and the pistmap (and a lot of other things) right to your smartphone.



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