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Ål

Ål Ski Resort Guide

Ål, Norway

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowfall.
Highest Lift980m3,215ft
Resort Height490m1,608ft
 Nearest AirportsFagernes and Oslo
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Ål

Historic ski centre with several museums, exhibitions and galleries as well as wide ranging winter attractions including sleigh rides, dog sledding and ice fishing. Cross-country skiing is a major pastime with trails floodlit at night.

Summary

The Norwegian ski resort of Ål is at an altitude of 490m1,608ft.

Ål has direct access to 7 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..

Skiing

Ål offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ål?

The next notable snow forecast is 9cm4in, expected on 3 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Ål Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Cross Country
Total Length
320km199 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
6

Altitudes

Ål Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift980m3,215ft
Lowest Piste490m1,608ft
Resort Altitude (Ål)490m1,608ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ål
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ål Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Ål is 3km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Svartebergloypa'.

Snowboarding

The ski centre operates two fun boxes.

Location and Map

Where is Ål?

This ski resort is in Norway.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ål is Fagernes, 67 minutes drive away.

Oslo airport is also within three hours drive.

Fagernes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km5 miles of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ål open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Ål, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Tourist Office Website for the latest.

Ål