Ålfjell from Haugrudstølen Hiking

  • Utsikt i nordvestlig retning fra Ålfjell mot Jotunheimen, Valdres.

    Utsikt i nordvestlig retning fra Ålfjell mot Jotunheimen, Valdres. Photo: Morten Helgesen

  • Ålfjell, like ved Vaset, sett fra lufta, Valdres.

    Ålfjell, like ved Vaset, sett fra lufta, Valdres. Photo: Morten Helgesen

  • I bakkene ovenfor Vaset mot Ålfjell ved soloppgang, Valdres.

    I bakkene ovenfor Vaset mot Ålfjell ved soloppgang, Valdres. Photo: Morten Helgesen

  • Nær Fiskeløyshøgde, ikke langt fra Syndisfjellet med utsikt i retning Ålfjell (1137 moh), Valdres.

    Nær Fiskeløyshøgde, ikke langt fra Syndisfjellet med utsikt i retning Ålfjell (1137 moh), Valdres. Photo: Morten Helgesen

Essential info

  • 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.

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