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Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal

Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal Photo: Thorgeir Røer
Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal Photo: Ål Utvikling AS
Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal Photo: Dagfinn Ystad
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Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal Photo: Thorgeir Røer
Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal Photo: Ål Utvikling AS
Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal Photo: Dagfinn Ystad
Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
Duration
  • 1 hour
  • 2 hours
  • 3 hours
  • 4 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain

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Description

The Bergsjø area is at the foot of Reineskarvet and is one of the most beautiful mountain areas in Norway with mountain paths, summer farms, fishing waters and hiking trails. The landscape is wild and beautiful and your hosts at your hotel or mountain inn are genuinely concerned about your enjoyment and well-being.

The terrain in Bergsjøområdet is slightly hilly with many well marked and signed paths which naturally creates nice hikes with different length. See tour descriptions and map with name/number and colour codes on the different hikes in Bergsjøområdets summer brochure:

1. DNT path to Iungsdalen - approx 26 km
2. Rødungen around - approx 14 km
3. Rødungberget around - approx 5 km
4. Bergsjøen around - approx 8 km
5. Bergsjøstølen - Skard - Hesthovdstølen -approx 10 km
6. Skarslia toward the mountain
7. The old Church path
8. From Tvist to Eitrestølen

The Bergsjø area is the gateway to Skarvheimen from Ål and the DNT services towards Iungsdalen, Hardangervidda and Aurlandsdalen.

An excursion to the summit of Reineskarvet is the goal for many visitors and one of the high points can be the fabulous view of the imposing mountains around you.

Arrival / parking:
Take off from Highway 7 at Gullhagen (Hallingmøbler) and follow county road 244 to Vats. Continue on this road until you are on the high mountain. Information board and parking lots by "Slakteplassen", alternatively park by one of the overnight accommodations in the area.

Recommended map:
- Tour map Reineskarvet 1: 50 000

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  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • summer
    • autumn
  • Activities

    • fishing possibilities
    • cycling
    • canoeing
    • swimming
    • rowing trips
    • riding tours
  • Hire

    • boat rental
    • bicycles
    • canoe
  • Nature and terrain

    • water
    • mountainous terrain
    • view
  • Grading

    • medium
    • easy
  • Duration

    • 1 hour
    • 2 hours
    • 3 hours
    • 4 hours
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Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal - Photo: Thorgeir Røer

Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal

The Bergsjø area is at the foot of Reineskarvet and is one of the most beautiful mountain areas in Norway with mountain paths, summer farms, fishing...

Hiking Bergsjø area Ål in Hallingdal

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Getting to Gol in Hallingdal and around

Gol is located centrally in Hallingdal, and is one of the most important traffic junctions in Eastern Norway.

Key facts about Flå

Flå is a municipality in the county of Buskerud. The municipality lies in the most southeasterly part of the Hallingdal Valley.

Where to stay in Ål

Stay in a hotel up in the mountains or in a hotel in the centre of Ål, or go camping next to Hallingdalselva River.

Attractions in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park, visit the Medieval Park, and see how glass-blowers make art at HallingGlass.

Tourist information in Ål

Ål Tourist Information is located in Ål Culture Center.

Hiking in Ål

Paths and mountain trails crisscross the valleys and mountains in all directions in Ål.
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