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Address: Frognerseteren, Oslo 2004, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 49 01 21
Description: Oslo's most popular toboggan run starts at Frognerseteren and ends at...
Oslo's most popular toboggan run starts at Frognerseteren and ends at Midtstuen metro station. At the end of a run, you can catch the metro back up to Frognerseteren for another run. Korktrekkeren is 2000 metres long, and the elevation drop is 255 metres. One non-stop ride at full speed takes 8-10 minutes. The metro from Midtstuen to Frognerseteren takes 13 minutes. Sled rentals Sleds for rent (Akeforeningen) next to Frognerseteren Restaurant, at the bottom of the hill from the Frognerseteren subway stop. Helmet rental is free.
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So much FUN!!

This was the most fun thing we did on our trip to norway! We took the metro in the morning to arrive just after the rentals opened. there were enough people doing the same thing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was the most fun thing we did on our trip to norway! We took the metro in the morning to arrive just after the rentals opened. there were enough people doing the same thing that we just followed the crowd but it was a tad hard to find b/c the signs were all covered in snow (and some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This attraction may be hard to find for a first-timer - I had difficulty finding it myself. When you reach Frognerseteran station, you'll see a lot of people with sleds rushing out and zooming down the slope. The key to find this place is to turn left upon disembarking from the train (which will be what everyone will do anyway),... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The thrill of my life. I took the chance of trying sledging in this steep hill. It was scary but thrilling. Makes you proud you dared to try. Just a word of advice, use a helmet. I didn't and I think I would have been smarter if I had. You will never know when accidents could happen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We don't ski, so the opportunity to sledge instead was great! You get a metro to the end of the line (about 30 mins from the centre), hire your sledge (just follows others to the rental lodge), slegle about 2km, then jump back on the metro to the top. So convenient. It might be worth getting there early (I think... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

No snow on the main slope so had to use alternative route. More walking up hills than sledging down and there were children doing it who were scared to death as there were edges you could go off. Didn't feel safe and gave up with it all. Also more expensive than the 100 NOK that it advertises . . .... More 

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

All looks exciting when you go up there- problem was the directions given to go 100m past a brown building and turn right were pretty poor and with not one sign and once three people went down a track 70m in front of us which was right- we walked and followed and went down what we thought was the right... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Video of our day at Korketrekkeren: http://youtu.be/fU9yVgfPJ3o We visited Korketrekkeren on a sunny Sunday, so while conditions were fantastic for sledding, it was definitely a bit crowded. This 2km sled run is great for any and everyone; we're thrill junkies and enjoyed every minute of it, but also saw lots of groups and families with young children that were having... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We travelled to Norway to cross-country ski. Upon arriving in Oslo, we started plotting out ski trip and was told about this toboggan run by the hotel receptionist. Quickly forgot the skiing and headed out for this instead. I though we had a great toboggan hill where I grew up in Canada, but this one takes the cake. It's a... More 

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went there on two occasions during a 5 day trip to Oslo. Really good fun. On the second day there was a bit more ice under the track making it pretty fast, but I think the track is pretty full proof and if you go up one banking it sort of throws you back on. Take extra gloves and socks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It's free to use and the toboggan rental, if you didn't happen to pack one ;-), isn't too expensive. On the day we went there were icy patches which were alarming on the first run but great once you realised you weren't about to crash horribly. The toboggan shop offered helmets for the toboggans, because of the ice, and they... More 

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