Trysil - a family-friendly skiing adventure!
Trysil is a municipality Hedmark with about 7000 inhabitants, where soil - and forestry have been, and still is, important industries.
Trysil is located in Eastern Valleys which is one of the large valleys in eastern, between Gudbrandsdalen in the west and the border with Sweden to the east. The whole valley is located in Hedmark County, and follows Glåma from Roros to Elverum. The main side valleys are Rendalen, Folldal and Atndalen. District Valleys, sometimes Østerdalene, also includes the side valleys and Kvikne, Engerdal and Trysil, which has no drainage to Glåma. Valleys are characterized by quiet landscape shapes and rounded mountains. The valley is mostly covered by pine forests. Typical Eastern Valleys is that large parts of the forest floor is covered with reindeer moss, especially species Cladonia Stellaris (ref. Wikipedia).
Trysilelva was one of the last rivers in Norway where it was operated timber. This business was closed in 1991.
The village of Nybergsund in Trysil Municipality was the 11. April 1940 bombed because the king and government stayed here. After the war it was erected a monument and is a park in this grove to commemorate the event. The area is referred to today as "amusement".
Trysil-Knut is a myth skier from Trysil. The ruling several theories about who this Trysil-Knut may have been. In 2011 presented a group of Tryslingers theorized that this may have been Knut Knutsen Ørbekkedalen. He would come from a farm west of Wood Høgda (border between Trysil and Elverum). In the center of Trysil are today a statue of Trysil-Knut. This was Anduk in 2002 and is performed by Skule Waksvik. Trysil-Knut has given its name to several associations, hotels and other businesses in Trysil.
Trysil is on par with the rest of inland Norway marked by a winter with much cold and snow. Winter Tourism has therefore become a very important industry in the municipality, and Trysil has one of Norway's largest ski resort - Trysilfjellet.
In addition to Alpine skiing can Trysil winter offers activities such as sleigh rides, dog sledding, cross country skiing, skating, spa and bath, cinema, guided tours and bowling.
In summer Trysil a great base for river activities, fishing, climbing, golf, farm visits, guided tours, bowling and bathroom.
Trysil is about 2,5 hours drive from Oslo and the same from Røros.