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Beitostølen is a Norwegian winter sports resort in the municipality of Øystre Slidre in Fylke Innlandet . The place is on the edge of the Jotunheimen Mountains at around 900 m above sea level. d. M.

Beitostølen has both an alpine ski area in Raudalen and a ski center with low mountain range slopes in the village, as well as more than 35 km of cross-country trails ; the local cross-country trails are used to host World or European Cups in cross-country skiing and biathlon . Beitostølen has about 100 inhabitants and numerous accommodations for tourists, the actual main town of Beito with a few hundred inhabitants is 300 m below. It is one of the most popular winter sports locations in Norway.

Literature and map

  • Martin Schmidt: Southern Norway with Lofoten . 3. Edition. Reise Know-How Verlag Peter Rump, Bielefeld 2005, ISBN 3-8317-1353-7 , p. 378 f .
  • Bernhard Pollmann: Norway: Trekking guide Jotunheimen - Rondane . 3. Edition. Bergverlag Rother , Munich 2002, ISBN 3-7633-2706-1 , p. 159 .
  • Hiking map Øystre Slidre: Tourist map over Øystre Slidre commune og omland ; Scale 1: 80,000; Year 2004; Map basis: Statens kartverk. LDU 51001-0517

Web links

Commons : Beitostølen  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. (No longer available online.) XNX GmbH, Windthorststr. 15, 48143 Münster, archived from the original on June 1, 2010 ; Retrieved November 20, 2012 .

Coordinates: 61 ° 14 '  N , 8 ° 55'  E