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Overview

Ål in Hallingdal is a ski resort located between Geilo and Hemsedal where you find two ski centres, one of Norways’s longest toboggan hills and 400 km of cross country tracks. Ål Skicentre in Votndalen has a large family area, as well as areas for freeride and jibbing. The ski area ranges from 570 to 1042 m, has 5 ski lifts, and offers 16 km of prepared runs. The skiing area is equipped with snow cannons, and can offer prepared runs of various levels of difficulty. There are designated runs and areas both for beginners, children and advanced skiers. Caféteria and ski rental. In Bergsjøområdet you find Skarslia Ski- and toboggan centre. The ski centre has two alpine slopes (1000 m and 900 m) and an own slope for children (200 m). There are also two toboggan slopes (1300 and 1600 m) and caféteria and ski rental. In Ål you can enjoy 400 km of prepared cross-country tracks in mountain and forest terrain, and the landscape with its enormous mountain ranges have contributed to Ål's status as an Eldorado for nature lovers, both in winter and summer. In Bergsjøområdet there are excellent conditions for kiting, and every weekend throughout the winter kiting courses are arranged.

Altitude

  • 1040m
    Summit
  • 472m
    Vertical Drop
  • 566m
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 5
  • 5
    Total

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Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    23%

  • Intermediate Runs

    28%

  • Advanced Runs

    31%

  • Expert Runs

    17%

  • Runs

    16

  • KM Pistes

    15.9 km

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • KM Night Skiing

    2 km

  • Longest Run

    3 km

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski SeasonProjected Closing Ski Season23/11/201922/04/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
    141
  • Years Open
    47
  • Average Snowfall
    10cm

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    Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

    We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

    Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

    Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

    We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

    We’ll see you on the mountain.


    – Mountain News Corporation