Paths and mountain trails crisscross the valleys and mountains in all directions in Ål in Hallingdal. Most trails are old hiking and cattle routes and are well suited for enjoying the mountains, valleys and countryside.
On the website aal52.no you will find suggestions for hiking and walking tours in Ål municipality. Here you will find detailed descriptions, maps and elevation profiles on PDF. There are some 50 different hikes in the area, and 10 of these have been chosen to beincluded in the downloadable brochure 10 favorite hikes in Ål (PDF). On these hikes you will find post boxes with guest books inside, and if you have bought a punch card you find a tong on these selected hikes.
With its range of forest and mountain trails the area around Ål in Hallingdal is well suited for a variety of cycling trips. Down in the valley, cycle routes go alongside the Hallingdalselva river and are well separated from the traffic on the Rv7. The high mountain area of Bergsjø has easy terrain with wide views of the two mountain ranges Hallingskarvet and Reineskarvet. Ål in Hallingdal is a "Cyclists Welcome" destination.
Ål in Hallingdal has many good fresh water fishing opportunities. You can go fishing in the rivers Hallingdalselva, Votna and Lya, for instance. Most places to fish are easily accessible and your journey will often take you through some stunning natural scenery. The high mountain areas of Bergsjø, Iungdalen and Fødalen are also recommended for fishing in Ål in Hallingdal.
A riding excursion through the mountains of Ål in Hallingdal is a special and peaceful experience. Here, trips on horseback can be arranged by the hour, day, weekend or week, all with skilled instructors and experienced horses.
Hallingdal Holiday Park
A five star campsite and activity centre, Hallingdal Holiday Park offers lots of exciting activities. A few examples are the "Høyt & Lavt" climbing park with more than 50 stations on poles and in the trees, the large indoor playground "Hurramegrundt", the play area "Hallingkastet" with slides and platforms, and a farm with animals like rabbits and goats for you to meet. Read more about Hallingdal Holiday Park.
Skiing in the winter
Ål in Hallingdal is a versatile winter destination and cross-country enthusiasts have 400 kilometres of prepared trails to choose from, offering opportunities for both classic and freestyle skiing.
At Ål Ski Centre you will find a nice family area, jibbing park and various slopes.
At Skarslia one of Norway's longest sledging hills offers 1,6 kilometres of speedy fun.
The Bergsjø area is ideal for snow kiting and courses are offered all through the winter. You also find Norway's only cable park on snow which gives you the opportunity to jump on rails even if the wind calms.
Read more about winter in Ål in Hallingdal.
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