Pigghovda Hiking

  • Pigghovda

    Pigghovda Photo: Torleiv Torgersen

Essential info

  • Destination: Ål
  • Season: June–October
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 5.2 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 150 meters
  • Duration: 2–3 hours

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About Pigghovda

One of the tours in the tourprogram 10 tourfavorites in Ål 2018.

An easy hike with a great view towards mountain range in Ål and Hallingskarvet

Getting there

How to get there:

From Ål center, drive towards West on Sundrevegen. Exit right onto Øvre-Ålsvegen and follow Fv 246 towards Holto in Kvinnegardslia. Exit right onto Hevjansåsvegen and continue to Hallestølen (Halle), about 4,5 kilometres from Fv 246. Toll road.

Parking:

By Hallestølen at Hevjansåsvegen, about 4,5 kilometres from Fv 246.

Trail description

An easy hike with a great view towards mountain range in Ål and Hallingskarvet

From the parking you follow an old path until you reach Halletjødne. Here a new path takes you to the top at Pigghovda. From the top you have a great view torwards the mountain range in Ål and Hallingskarvet. Down again the path goes in a South/West direction. You wil reach the old path at Rud in Kvinnegardslia. Follow this path back to the parking.

Facts

Km:

5,5 kilometres roundtrip. 1075 - 1124 masl.

Map:

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