Ålfjell from Haugrudstølen Hiking
- Destination: Vaset
- Season: April–November
- Difficulty: Medium
- Distance: 3.6 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
- Elevation Gain: 260 meters
- Duration: 2.5–3.5 hours
About Ålfjell from Haugrudstølen
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.
From E16, take off at Ulnes church and follow the signs to Panoramavegen and Vaset. Take the first exit right after Joker shop (toll road). The tour is signposted from Haugrudstølen on Høyset. Follow the road and take the second hamlet way to the right. Follow the hamlet road until the path starts on the left. Follow this to the large intersection, take the path that goes straight ahead. Then take the path to the right and follow this over Storhøvda (1086 meters above sea level). The path ahead will be on the edge of a swamp, which is why would you go south- east for a while before your target the top of Ålfjell.