Rødungsberget Hiking Trail

  • Photo: Ål Utvikling AS

Essential info

  • Destination: Ål
  • Season: June–November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 1.6 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 210 meters
  • Duration: 1–2 hours

About Rødungsberget

High mountain hike with powerful view at the top. Here you are in the middle of the mountains of Bergsjø; voted as Ål´s most beautiful recreation area.

If you start the trip at Slakteplassen you must walk along the road to Rødungstølen Høyfjellshotell. Along the road you will see Vats Mountain Church.
You can also drive to Rødungstølen Høyfjellshotell and start from there.

The path starts behind the hotel and goes along the mountain side. After 700 m you take to the left. Now the terrain is flatter and after a while you can see Bukketjørn at your right hand side.
Soon you will se Rødungsberget, 1248 masl, follow the path at the left and straight up to the top!
You can follow the same trip back or you can continue around Rødungsberget.

How to get here:

Follow State Highway 7 about 3 km east of Ål center. Exit to the left and follow district road Fv. 244 towards Bergsjø to Slakteplassen/ Rødungstøl Høyfjellshotell.


At Slakteplassen parkinglot or Rødungstøl Høyfjellshotell.

Km/ masl:

3,5 km back and forth. 1052 - 1248 masl.


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