Pigghovda Hiking Trail

  • 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

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.


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.



5,5 kilometres roundtrip. 1075 - 1124 masl.


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