• Snowshoeing in the dark

    The Mountain forest at Vaset is mystical when the dark set in. When we cross the tree line the skies open up and hopefully show us the millions of stars. This snowshoe adventure will give yo...
  • Traditional sport games

    Traditional sport games is called Go´kar pieces in norwegians. It means a good man!  Go`kar piece has been part of the culture of Valdres for generations. This activities i...
  • 2 Days course in Snow-kite

    The activity who fit you who like speed and a callange. Snow-kite is both fun and exiting. Vaset is the perfect area to learn and practice kiting. There is alot of oppertuities for nice kite spot...

What to do this winter

2 Days course in Snow-kite

The activity who fit you who like speed and a callange. Snow-kite is both fun and exiting. Vaset is the perfect area to learn and practice kiting. There is alot of oppertuities for nice kite spots depending on the wind derection and the strenght.  The goal on this course is that you will have a intruduction to snow kiting, and be able to continue praktice on your own after ended course.  You will learn all you need about safety and control of the kite. Depending on the level of experiense and skills of eash student, some might will start with more advance tasks as jumping already on day 1 of the cours.    Program: We will meet at the alpine center -Vaset skiheiser 10:00 am.  From there we will go to where the wind is the best. Most likely we`ll take the ski lift to top, and from there we have large, wide open area where we can practice.   We start the course with small training kits to go through the theory in practice and teach us how to control the kite and how the forces in the kite / wind work. After going through the various exercises, we go over to show the rigging of large kites. Then we go straight to practice with big kites in teams of 2 and 2. We play with the powers of the kite and learn all about safety system and wind window. At a suitable time, we put in lunch and eat our packed lunch. If there is good weather then we eat outside, but we can also go down to the SkiKroa (The local cafeteria) and warm ourselves if there should be rough weather. :) In addition to having fun, the goal of the course is that you will be able to handle a large kite alone so that you are able to continue kite after the course in a safe and successful way. We are staying out till 4 pm / 5 pm every day.   Includes:  Kite and kite equipment. Instructor and training. Equipment: Equipment you need to have yourself. Winterclothing: Soldering underwear (preferably wool), wind / waterproof outer coat with hood, hat, gloves / mittens, insulation jacket (down, primaloft or wool) Alpine skis or snowboard Helmet Sunglasses / skigoogles Practical information: We can help you with equipment if you dont have everything- contakt us in advance. Minimum 3 participants. Accomandation is not included. Do you wich great recommendations and good price, we can help you. The course is arranged as a collaboration between Kiteskolen.no and Vaset Aktiv.  Questions? Contact us: post@vasetaktiv.no or phone: +47 41272850 The course is arranged three weekends winter 2019: 19-20. January 23-24. February 16-17. March Ps: Changes can occur! Organizer: Vaset Aktiv and Kiteskolen.no

Traditional sport games

Traditional sport games is called Go´kar pieces in norwegians. It means a good man!  Go`kar piece has been part of the culture of Valdres for generations. This activities is perfect for you who want to dive into the local history and really exsperience be like a local.  Strength and agility in old days could be measured and tested through Go´kar pieces. This was a way for men of the day to show themselves, above other men, and especially to women. Show who was the nicest, best looking and who really was a good guy. Go`kar pieces can also be found in traditional dance, one example is "Hallingkast" where one should kick the hat down from a cane. These are fun exercises with different levels of difficulty. And its not only for men!   Program: Attendance is at Brennabu, we will be in Låvin. The instructor will initially briefly explain what Go`kar pices is, and demonstrate and show the first piece. Then it will be your turn to try. There are many different pieces, most of which are individual, while some are made together with each other. Go`kar pieces have funny names like, "thred the needle" and "milk the bear". Here, no one is making mistakes, and the instructor will provide guidance along the way and good tips for you to get it done.   Duration: ca 1 hour.   Includes: All the nessesary equipment needed for the activity Instructor.   Practical information: Suitable for everyone (But it is an advantage that you are not stiff as a stick) Have comfortable clothes / workout clothes.   Organizer: Vaset Aktiv AS

 

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