Hellingstølen Hiking Trail

Short hike not too far from center of Ål

  • Hellingstølen

    Hellingstølen Photo: Torleiv Torgersen

  • Hellingstølen

    Hellingstølen Photo: Torleiv Torgersen

Essential info

  • Destination: Ål
  • Season: June–November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 3.1 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 270 meters
  • Duration: 1–2 hours

About Hellingstølen

One of the favorites hikes 2018 in Our tourprogram "10 tourfavorites 2018"

Getting there

How to get there:

From Ål center, drive towards West on Sundrevegen. Exit right onto Øvre-Ålsvegen and Fv 246 to Ål Outdoor Museum (Leksvoll).


At the parkinglot at Ål Outdoor Museum (Leksvoll).

Trail description

The trip starts at Ål Outdoor Museum and you must follow both roads and paths. Cross the road at Teigengutu and follow the steam until you reach the Helling farm. From here the round trip goes along an old cattle road through an impressive cultural landscape. The trail has been prepared with an restored bridge. At the viewpoint there is a bench and information board with stories from Øvre-Ål.

For a longer roundtrip you may continue on to Damtjørne, where there is a shelter and bonefire place.

Be aware of grazing sheep.



3,5 kilometres back and forth. 540 - 794 masl


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