Ruland  is in Telemark , Norway. Rauland, with its 700 to 1100 m.a.s.l., has for many years been a snow classic for the whole family, in short distance from Larvik, Oslo, Kristiansand and Haugesund. Here you find an excellent combination of alpine slopes, 140 km of varied cross-country ski trails, fun winter activities, and a ski bus connecting the ski centers together. It also has a summer and autumn season in the villages by the foot of Hardangervidda. You can walk along kilometers of marked tracks, go cycling and riding, fish in the clear mountain lakes, hunt for small game or take part in exciting activities for young and old alike.
Rauland has given priority to families with children, but also have deals with challenges both to advanced skiers and snowboarders, as well as several good powder run areas. There are four diverse, good children's areas with both ski bands and ski lifts, shapes, tunnels, igloo, and much more. guaranteeing you challenges no matter how good you are with skis or snowboards on their feet. All three cooperate with common lift pass and free ski bus that brings you back and forth.
Rauland consists of three ski resorts offering a variety of winter sports, each with their own character. At the same time, all three offer activities adapted to different age groups and different level of proficiency
Cross-country tracks prepared daily throughout the season, stepping machines have GPS info for the guests. There is an artificial arena with floodlights for cross country at six kilometers round trip between Rauland and Vierli Tourist Center, and in addition, a lighted ski trail in the center of eight kilometers.
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