Arrive in Oslo at a time of your choice, either in the morning or in the afternoon. We will meet at 8 pm in a local restaurant close to the hotel to have dinner together, and get to know each other.
If you love combining mountain biking, delicious locally-produced food, and relaxation in the wilderness, this trip is for you. This adventure takes you to Norrøna's own hotel - Canvas Telemark - and gives you access to mountain bike heaven right outside your door with nature as your home.
- Experience the forest of Nordmarka in Oslo
- Bike in over 100 kilometers long bike trails in beautiful Telemark
- Taste locally produced food
- Live in unique yurts
Join us on a week-long trip full of biking, and relaxation in beautiful surroundings. On the bicycle seat, we get to experience the best of what Oslo has to offer and some of the most incredible trail biking opportunities in the world, right in the heart of Telemark. For the biking day in Oslo, a normal full-suspension bike is included. It is possible to upgrade to an electrical bike. For the rest of the days, an electrical full-suspension bike is included.
First, we will spend two nights at one of our favorite hotels in Oslo. During our stay in the city, we will be biking in Nordmarka (the wilderness area of Oslo), eating some excellent food, and getting to know each other before we depart for Norrøna Canvas. Canvas is a paradise ideal for all outdoor lovers, especially mountain bike enthusiasts. Imagine over 100 kilometers of slick rock connected together by singletrack trails running through lush vegetation in the middle of the wilderness. Picture a trail that never ends, that goes over a bridge and onto a small island in a secluded clearing. Suddenly, in the middle of the rocks, you spot a hideout built exclusively to elevate your mountain biking experience. This will be our home for the next four days where we will sleep in traditional yurts, eat locally-produced food, and enjoy the spa facilities.
And the best thing? Canvas is built responsibly in such a way that there is no infrastructure and if it is taken down, its trace will disappear. The hotel uses upgraded solar panels, gas, and wood burning as the main heat and food preparation sources.
You can also book just a stay at Canvas Hotel if wanted, read more here.
- 24 hour emergency standby team
- Guides with training in first aid
- First aid equipment available
- Cooperation with Turlegen.no for medical advice while in the field
On these trips, some of the stages are demanding. On level 3 mountain hikes, there are often some long stages, and / or a demanding summit push where it can get cold. You must stand up to reach the goal, and have a good training basis and good health before departure. We sleep in tents and / or in cabins and hotels, but you do not have to have experience with tent life to participate. If the trip includes activities such as kayaking, cycling, climbing, glacier, skiing / mountaineering, it is an advantage to have experience with this activity.
Activities / trips with some risk. Some incidents may occur, and they may be of such a nature that they require professional help.
Training and preperations
On this trip, some of the stages can be demanding. You should therefore have a good training basis, and good health before departure. It is an advantage to have some experience with biking.
Accommodation and food
In Oslo, we will stay at one of our favorite hotel before we travel to Norrøna's own hotel Canvas in Telemark. Here we will stay in traditional Kyrgyz yurt-style tents or specially designed house tents.
If you are traveling alone, you will share a twin room with someone of the same sex. If you want a single room, you can request this for an additional fee of NOK 3,400 when registering.
All meals are included as described in the day-to-day program.
We meet at the hotel in Oslo. The hotel is easily accessible by a 20-minute train ride from Oslo airport or a short tram or subway ride from the city center.
For the biking day in Oslo, a normal full- suspension bike is included. It is possible to upgrade to an electrical bike. For the rest of the days, an electrical full-suspension bike is included.
We ask you to bring a large piece of luggage (we recommend a duffel bag, as this is easier to handle in the terrain we travel) for clothes and other necessary things, you need for the trip. We also ask you to bring a small daypack that you can use when we are biking.
Changes may occur
We reserve the right to change prices. The day by day program is a guideline and changes may occur. You can refer to our general travel conditions for more information.
On all our trips, we require you to have full health and accident insurance which will also cover any emergency transport home. Read more about travel insurance.