Ålfjell Hiking Trail

Hiking trip for the whole family to a magnificent view over Jotunheimen

  • Fantastisk utsikt venter deg

    Fantastisk utsikt venter deg Photo: Svein Erik Ski

  • Masta på Ålfjell, med Jotunheimen i bakgrunnen

    Masta på Ålfjell, med Jotunheimen i bakgrunnen Photo: Svein Erik Ski

  • Photo: Svein Erik Ski

Essential info

  • Destination: Vaset
  • Season: April–November
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 7.8 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 340 meters
  • Duration: 2–3.5 hours

About Ålfjell

The trip takes you from summer farms with lush pastures to bare rock and Ålfjell, 1127 meters above sea level. Expansive views from the top over Syndin and mountains in Jotunheimen.



Getting there

From E16, take off at Ulnes church and follow the signs to Panoramavegen and Vaset. Park your car at Sekskanten, the Joker store or at Friluftsportalen, 200 metres further down the road.

Trail description

The trail starts at Friluftsportalen, and crosses the river at the end of the lake called Vasetvatnet. Follow the road and marked trail to Fossheimseter before you start the climb toward Ålfjell. 

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