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The birthplace of skiing


Morgedal – pure, original skiing. Morgedal is famous world wide as the cradle of modern skiing. Now a pilgrim destination for skiers the world over.

When the long winter finally releases it grip on the land, the change in scenery here is dramatic. It is a beautiful time of the year in Morgedal.

The starting point for any visit to Morgedal, this is a striking building which houses a multimedia journey through skiing's history with special attention paid to the skiing revolution which developed out from Morgedal in the 1850's.

Ski making has long traditions in Norway and there have been many famous ski makers spread around the country. The father of modern skisport, Sondre Norheim, changed the way people saw skiing.

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