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PICTURES FROM HEMSEDAL
Hemsedal is an ElDorado for people who enjoy alpine or cross country skiing. On behalf of the people of Hemsedal, we would like to wish you a happy holiday in "the Scandinavian Alps" Hemsedal is a small town; tourism and agriculture are the principal industries. During the tourist season the population is swollen by visitors from countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain the Netherlands and Germany.

 Skogshorn  
The majestic mountain Skogshorn (1.728 metres) close to Lykkja. Hemsedal 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 1.920 metres.
 Svein Backe