3 DAYS SKI TOURING IN ROMSDAL

Treat yourself with a ski touring weekend in the Romsdal valley with accommodation and full board at Hotel Aak. We will do everything to make the best of your winter adventure. All of our employees loves to ski, specially in the Romsdal valley. They know what you need to relax and enjoy some nice ski touring holiday at Hotel Aak.   Skiers deal - A package that includes everything you need to enjoy a weekend in Romsdalen valley, plus some more:  

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Backcountry Ski Touring

ALPINE SKI TOURING ON THE TOP OF FJORD NORWAY This is the ultimate adventure for those with some experience in skiing and mountaineering, and are ready to explore new territories under safe conditions. The mountains around the fjord of Sunndal is one of Norway`s best areas for spring skiing. The hike, the view and the downhill skiing from the summit to the fjord, is an ultimate adventure for all who enjoy off-piste skiing. We can offer you spectacular peaks with about 1000 meters beautiful downhill skiing! The trip can be either short or long, with steeper or more moderate skiing. We prefer to keep one accommodation for the entire duration of this trip. This way we can focus our energy use during the day,  out in the mountains, and enjoy, relax, and restore at the cabin or hotel. Prepare yourself for a unique and safe adventure in a breathtaking scenery. Your local, internationally IVBV certified guide will decide the route of the day, depending upon the group, weather and snow conditions.   Contact us for availability.   

Backcountry skiing Fjord Norway: Trollheimen, Sunndalsfjella and Romsdal

This is a 6-day tour, where you will explore the fjord mountains by skis, and stay at comfortable accommodation of hotels and lodges.  We only use certified mountain guides, with long experience and local knowledge. We start in Oppdal and have a short ski touring day in Storlidalen, before we move down to Sunndalsfjella and the fjords. The last few days we will be touring in Åndalsnes and Romsdal Alps. The guide will decide the route of the day depending on your group, the weather, and the snow conditions.   This tour is scheduled for March 18th - 23rd, in addition it can be arranged on request.  

Become a better skier

Do you love ski touring and keep dreaming about the perfect powder flow? Start the season with a ski technique course and get ready for the ski touring season. Our instructors will guide you on your way to the perfect powder carve. This weekend suits you if you have some experience with ski touring, but want to become a better skier in the backcountry.   Included in the course: Two days with focus on skiing technique in small groups. Max 6 participants per guide. Lift pass one day, ski touring one day A nice two course dinner Friday evening Even better three course dinner Saturday After Ski Snack - just enough to keep you going until dinner Sauna   Extra package for accommodation: Two nights at Hotel Aak Homemade breakfast Big Norwegian lunch pack with hot drinks on your own thermos Not included: Insurance, ski equipment, avalanche safety equipment, drinks at the hotel.   Need to rent skis or avalanche safety gear? We have ski touring equipment for rental at Hotel Aak. Ski Package = touring skis, skins, boots, poles NOK 600,- per day Avalanche Safety Equipment = tranciever, probe, shovel NOK 300,- per day   Available: 18.-20. januar 8. - 10. mars   Min 4 participants to run the course. Can be hold on other dates upon request. E-mail: booking@hotelaak.no

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Beginners Climbing Course

Dette kurset er et nybegynnerkurs i klatring, der man lærer de grunnleggende prinsipper i sikring og klatring ved en innendørs klatrevegg. Dette kurset gir deg kunnskap til å sikre en klatrer på topptau og led på en trygg måte. I tillegg skal du og også klatre trygt selv. Kurset bygger på kursopplegget som er utarbeidet av Norges Klatreforbund og ender opp i Brattkortprøven, som dere sannsynligvis kommer til å bestå etter kurset. Prøven tas i etterkant av kurset etter avtale med oss. Ved bestått prøve bestiller du brattkort hos Norges Klatreforbund, det koster kr 200,- å registrere.  Det vil være maksimalt 6 deltakere pr. instruktør på kurset. Vi trenger minimum to deltakere for å gjennomføre kurset.  Inkludert i prøven: alt teknisk utstyr, instruktør og brattkortprøven Kurset varer 8 timer og går over to dager fra kl 18-22 17. og 19. september Nytt opplegg for kurset er under planlegging. Det vil hver måned være kurs fremover. Ny kursplan kommer straks   I henhold til Norges klatreforbunds reglement for Brattkort, har dette kurset 13 års aldersgrense.   Deltakere under 18 år må ha foresattes samtykke.  Les mer om brattkort her.

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Bike & Hike in Åndalsnes

Bike & Hike with Hotel Aak Our guides will take you on a fun day tour, where you get to try out electric bikes as a new way to get to the hiking trail. We will start at Hotel Aak and find equipment that fits you, before we roll away towards today’s adventure. We will bike up the famous Trollstigen Road and choose a hike up on the mountain by Trollstigen Platau.  Level Moderate biking. Moderate hiking. NB! Remember that we will be outside for a whole day and can have some weather and wind in the mountains. Bring clothes (warm, wind and waterproof) for the weather conditions in Norway. This tour fits you if... ..you would like to try something new and exciting! ..you want to do both electric biking and hiking, but you only have one day to spend in Romsdalen! The tour is recommended for everyone who can ride a normal bike and who can hike a mountain trail.

Bike & Sail 3 days

Join us for 3 days Cruise and Bike-tour in the area of Romsdal and Nordmøre summer 2018!   Is there a better way to experience the mountains and fjord landscapes, as well as the coastal landscape and the islands/archipelago, than by combining bicycle tours and fjord cruises?   On most of the bike rides, we also have a car to assist us. It will apply to the Atlantic Road, the Trollstigen and the Eikesdalsvatnet Valley/ Mardølafossen/Aursjøen. At the same time we offer full service on board with exquisite meals prepared from scratch, by our fantastic gourmet chef. We hope the tour experience with your stay on board will be able to become something that you'll be remembering with pleasure and getting a lot of fond memories from.

Bike & Sail 4 days

Join us for 4 days Cruise and Bike-tour in the area of Romsdal and Nordmøre summer 2018!   Is there a better way to experience the mountains and fjord landscapes, as well as the coastal landscape and the islands/archipelago, than by combining bicycle tours and fjord cruises?   On most of the bike rides, we also have a car to assist us. It will apply to the Atlantic Road, the Trollstigen and the Eikesdalsvatnet Valley/ Mardølafossen/Aursjøen. At the same time we offer full service on board with exquisite meals prepared from scratch, by our fantastic gourmet chef. We hope the tour experience with your stay on board will be able to become something that you'll be remembering with pleasure and getting a lot of fond memories from.

Bike & Sail 5 days

Join us for 5 days Cruise and Bike-tour in the area of Romsdal and Nordmøre summer 2018!   Is there a better way to experience the mountains and fjord landscapes, as well as the coastal landscape and the islands/archipelago, than by combining bicycle tours and fjord cruises?   On most of the bike rides, we also have a car to assist us. It will apply to the Atlantic Road, the Trollstigen and the Eikesdalsvatnet Valley/ Mardølafossen/Aursjøen. At the same time we offer full service on board with exquisite meals prepared from scratch, by our fantastic gourmet chef. We hope the tour experience with your stay on board will be able to become something that you'll be remembering with pleasure and getting a lot of fond memories from.

Bike & Sail 6 days

Join us for 6 days Cruise and Bike-tour in the area of Romsdal and Nordmøre summer 2018!   Is there a better way to experience the mountains and fjord landscapes, as well as the coastal landscape and the islands/archipelago, than by combining bicycle tours and fjord cruises?   On most of the bike rides, we also have a car to assist us. It will apply to the Atlantic Road, the Trollstigen and the Eikesdalsvatnet Valley/ Mardølafossen/Aursjøen. At the same time we offer full service on board with exquisite meals prepared from scratch, by our fantastic gourmet chef. We hope the tour experience with your stay on board will be able to become something that you'll be remembering with pleasure and getting a lot of fond memories from.

Bike tour Aursjøveien

This is a 2-day bike tour along the spectacular Aursjøveien. This road is famous for being tougher than Trollstigen, but it is perfect for biking. Very little vehicle traffic, amazing scenery and some nice leg burning up and downhills. A hidden secret, we make available for you! We start at Sunndalsøra, and the first day is uphill through the valley "Litldalen". When we reach the top, we follow the gravel road all the way into the mountain plateau and stay at the cabin Aursjøhytta for the night.  The next day, we start easy biking through fairly flat plateau terrain with beautiful natural surroundings. After crossing the plateau, we descend all the way down to Eikesdalen. Here we will make a stop at Aurstupet and the waterfall called Mardalsfossen. You will be picked up at Mardalsfossen, for transport back to the starting point in Sunndalsøra.

Bike tour Oppdal - Åndalsnes

Experiencing wilderness and nature from the seat of your bike provides a new, close up Norwegian adventure.  Smells, sounds, and weather become very real. During this trip, you will experience the surroundings around you changing from fjords, to deep valleys, mountain plateaus, and with varied mountain ranges along the route. You can (if you're lucky) catch a glimpse of a reindeer or a grouse, spectacular fjord and valley views, and waterfalls. This trip gives you an escape from the bustle and speed of everyday life, slowing down and smelling the fresh mountain air. This biking trip in itself is an accomplishment, providing that sense of inner reward at the end of the trip.   The tour is an adventure from beginning to end. With varied trails and road, starting up in the mountains, having several km down by the fjords, and crossing a mountain plateau. The tour starts at Oppdal train station (540 meters above sea level) and ends at Åndalsnes train station (at sea level). We then recommend the popular “Raumabanen” train journey back to Oppdal, or on to Oslo, after the tour. The tour is a total of 240 km of biking, we climb almost 4000 meters during the tour, and have even more downhill. This trip can be completed in 3 days, but for those who want shorter days on the bike, we recommend to make the tour in 4-6 days. We also recommend to stay one extra night in Åndalsnes, and do the popular hike of “Romsdalseggen”.   Join us for an adventure you'll never forget!

Climbing Innerdalstårnet

The Innerdalen valley and the summit of the Innerdal tower  (1452 moh) Climb the classic tower of Innerdalen, 1.452 meters above sea level! Innerdalstårne is a majestic mountain in Innerdalen. Innerdalen is a valley famous for being one of the most beautiful valleys in Norway. We will meet at the parking area in Nerdalen, and hike slowly to the Summer farm Renndølssetra, approx. 1 hour. (or we can meet at Renndølssetra or Innerdalshytta). From there, we will hike to the lake called Giklingvatnet. From Giklingvatnet it is a steep, and somewhat exposed, climb to the summit. The tour is exposed, but you do not need any climbing experience.

Dream Week in Romsdalen

Treat yourself with a ski touring dream week in the Romsdal valley with accommodation and full board at Hotel Aak. We will do everything to make the best of your winter adventure. All of our employees loves to ski, specially in the Romsdal valley. They know what you need to relax and enjoy a nice ski touring holiday at Hotel Aak. Dream week in Romsdalen is a package that includes everything you need to enjoy a week in Romsdalen valley, plus some more.   This deal applies from December to end of May. If you have other preferences regarding your dream week, we will be happy to tailor make package for your group.   Included Accomodations 7 nights Ski guide 6 days Transfer from Airport Molde or train staion Åndalsnes Transfer each day for ski touring After Ski Snack Three course dinner every night   Homemade breakfast all days A big Norwegian Lunch Pack all days Other activities: see description Not included: Flights Private taxi/transport  Insurance Beverages in the hotel bar Rental of ski equipment: skis, skins, boots and poles. Rental on request is possible. Rental of avalanche safety gear (tranciever, probe and shovel). Rental on request is possible. Other activities to do this week: Visit the Norwegian Mountaineering Center, Local coffee shops, fishing in the fjord or meet the local farmers. This can be arranged for an extra fee.    Facilities free of charge Wifi Sauna Drying room TV lounge Bar Fireplace inside and outside Ski storage *The price applies for groups of four or more. For smaller groups there might be an extra charge for the guide. Please contact us.

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E-bike tour in Åndalsnes

Experience Romsdalen with electric bikes. Our guides will show you the best of Romsdalen in two hours on the trail! This is a perfect tour for you who want a taste of adventure. We will try out our electric bikes around in Åndalsnes, both on asphalt and some trails. An exciting adventure with stunning nature around us. We will guarantee big smiles as we roll on. Enjoy fresh air and fabulous views when we ride along the river, through the town of Åndalsnes and into the forest. The good thing about electric bikes, is that each person can choose how much power they want to use. You don’t have to be in good shape, you will easily get around without getting tired. The tour is good for everyone who can ride a normal bike.   Included in the tour: Guide Electric bike Helmet Jacket (to be visible in the traffic) Bike gloves   Good to bring: Small daypack with water bottle, snack, windproof jacket and some extra clothes (you never know about the weather/temperature).   Take a look at our afternoon ride by following the link below. Afternoon Bike Ride

Eagle safari summer 2019

Join us and experience the densest white-tailed eagle population in the world. On this trip expert naturalist guides take you out by boat on an eagle safari in the archipelago surrounding the island of Smøla. Besides looking for eagles, we will explore the areas rich wildlife. We will give you insight into the life of the fascinating eagle. The safari offers good chances of close encounters with the eagles and you will have fantastic photographic opportunities. This is our most popular tour and booking in advance is recommended. The tour lasts for about two hours. The tour is particularly popular among families with children and we have eagle guarantee!

Electric bike rental in Åndalsnes

Experience Romsdalen with electric bikes! Enjoy fresh air and fabulous views when you ride along the river, through the town of Åndalsnes and between the steep mountains in Romsdalen Valley.

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Entry ticket Norsk Tindesenter

The Norwegian Mountaineering Centre (Norsk Tindesenter) is a brand new visitor center in Åndalsnes focusing on Norwegian mountaineering history and mountain adventure sports.  Start your visit by watching our film "Trollfolk" (all languages) from the Romsdal surrounding, and see what great activites are done here. The story incorporates a fairytail story with animation that is sure to keep everyone interested for the time the movie lasts (15 min). The moviescreen itself is 3D, simulates a rock wall, and reaches from floor to ceiling. After the movie you can continue your visit on 2nd floor, and explore the new and modern exhibit of the Norwegian mountaineering museum. The exhibit features several interactive stations, different activites to try, videos, photos, documentation as well as a shadow theatre film to finish up with. All texts/videos are in Norwegian and English language. In the tower of the building you`ll find Norway`s highets indoor climbing hall. Here you can watch people climb of even give it a go yourself. With  60 climbs spread over 20 anchors, there is plenty of scope whatever your ability. For the little ones (3 yrs +) we have a nice wee bouldering cave that can keep the smalles ones occupied for hours.    Guided tours of the museum available upon request.   

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Explore Tingvollost

Explore the farm at Tingvollost, meet the animals, visit the farmshop and listen to the story behind Saghaug gard and the awardwinning Tingvollost.

Family deal: Guided tour Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata

Bring the entire family along on this ultimate family adventure.  A guided tour on Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata combines an authentic adventure with breathtaking scenery.  No previous experince required for this outing with just the right mix of challenge and fun!   The familiy tour start at Norsk Tindesenter, where you will be introduced to your guide who will fit your equipement and give you a safety brief.    The minimum age for this tour is 9 years. Maximum two children below 12 years/40 kg per family.  This tour takes approx. 4 hrs.      Don`t miss out on this great family adventure!   ROUTEMAP - The Introwall is the yellow route on this map.    BE PREPARED:  We`ll be up on a mountain, here is what you should bring:  Small backpack Lunch and lots to drink Wind and weatherproof pants and jacket Mid-layers according to weather Buff or hat Protective gloves (can be bought at the mountaineering centre) Camera (straps required!) Sturdy hiking footwear (preferably with Vibram soles) Sunglasses/sunscreen   ACTIVE WEAR IS RECOMMENDED, DRESS FOR THE WEATHER:      Footwear guide:    For information about parking, see itinary tab at the top.    

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FISHING TRIPS / 3 HOURS FROM STRØMSHOLMEN, BOAT : HAAREK

Show up at Strømsholmen, the Atlantic Road 15 minutes before the boat departure. Opportunity to rent fishing rod and aquaflaot.  Recommend you to have good shoes,caps and clothes for being out in the open sea.

Guided Ski Touring in Romsdalen

Do you love ski touring, but you're not familiar in the Romsdal Alps? Don`t worry! We bring you proffesional guides. They are waiting for you to join them in the mountains. Our guides are experienced skiers and knows the local weather and terrain here in Romsdalen. They are always looking for the best skiing conditions, for you to get the best experience while skiing in the Romsdal Alps.   Our guides work close with our guests, so that everyone can participate in the decision of where we choose to go. 

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Guided tour: Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata -Intro wall (3-4hrs)

The Romsdalsstigen Intro wall route is the perfect introduction to Via Ferrata climbing, where you move out of the comfort zone into a more stimulating and memorable experience. The climb takes  3-4 hrs return, and does not require any previous climbing experience. You will be guided by professionals and secured to the mountain by cable throughout. Minimum age: 12 yrs/40 kg. Children from 9 yrs are allowed to join, please let us know in that case.  Meet at the reception of the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre (Norsk Tindesenter) in Åndalsnes 10am. All technical equipment is provided.  Enjoy your climb!   ROUTE MAP - The Introwall is the yellow route on this map.    BE PREPARED:  We`ll be up on a mountain, here is what you should bring:  Small backpack Lunch and lots to drink Wind and weatherproof pants and jacket Mid-layers according to weather Buff or hat Protective gloves (can be bought at the mountaineering centre) Camera (straps required!) Sturdy hiking footwear (preferably with Vibram soles) Sunglasses/sunscreen ACTIVE WEAR IS RECOMMENDED, DRESS FOR THE WEATHER:    FOOTWEAR GUIDE:    For information about parking, see itinary tab at the top.

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Guided tour: Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata -West wall (5-6hrs)

The Romsdalsstigen West wall route is a real challenge. This is the trip if you seek excitement, like to challenge yourself, have a physical condition above the average and are comfortable with climbing in steep terrain.The climb takes you to the top of Nesaksla, where you get a magnificent view of the Romsdalen valley. The climb is more exposed, vertical and thrilling, as well as including an airy bridge crossing. The West wall route takes 5-6 hrs return, and is a fully professional guided ascent secured to the mountain by cable always. Minimum age: 16 yrs/40 kg. Meet at the reception of the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre (Norsk Tindesenter) in Åndalsnes.  All technical equipment is provided.    ROUTE MAP:  BE PREPARED: We`ll be up on a mountain, here is what you should bring:  Small backpack Lunsj and lots to drink Wind and weatherproof pants and jacket Mid-layers according to weather Buff or hat Protective gloves (can be bought at the mountaineering centre) Camera (straps required!) Sturdy hiking footwear (preferably with Vibram soles) Sunglasses/sunscreen ACTIVE WEAR IS RECOMMENDED, DRESS FOR THE WEATHER:  FOOTWEAR GUIDE:  For information about parking, see itinary tab at the top. 

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