• HOTEL AAK ADVENTURES

    JOIN OUR TOURS FOR THE ULTIMATE ROMSDAL ADVENTURE.

  • HOTEL AAK ADVENTURES

    JOIN OUR TOURS FOR THE ULTIMATE ROMSDAL ADVENTURE.

  • HOTEL AAK ADVENTURES

    JOIN OUR TOURS FOR THE ULTIMATE ROMSDAL ADVENTURE.

Romsdalseggen Hike

Is Romsdalseggen Ridge on your bucket list? If not, you should reconsider it. Come to Romsdalen and experience the most beautiful hike in Norway together with our handpicked guides. About the hike We will guarantee breathtaking views and exposed trails. The hike is intermediate to advanced level, with a touch of scrambling on the most exposed sections of the hike. We will use about 6-8 hours, depending on the group. The hike is on a 10 km long ridge with around 1000 metres of ascent and 1200 metres descent. The trails are mostly rock sections with some small and big boulders. The last part down to the city is mostly forest trail with roots and, of course, the great Romsdal-stairs made by sherpas from Nepal. Here we will pass the famous viewpoint "Rampestreken" 550 metres above the fjord and the town of Åndalsnes. Don't forget your camera this day! Our guides are handpicked and will make sure you will have a safe and memorable tour.  Included in the price: Guide Transfer  Snacks What you need to bring for this hike: Hiking shoes Small backpack Warm layers, wind and waterproof (Norwegian mountains can be rough even in July!) Lunch pack and water bottle (we recommend 2 litres of water) Recommended: Hiking poles. You can rent poles at Hotel Aak.

Nordre Trolltind: Alpine hike

At the end of the 19th century, British tourists and climbers started climbing and exploring the peaks of Romsdalen. While out adventuring, these mountaineering-pioneers often stayed at Hotel Aak. Mountaineering still plays a central role in Romsdalen – in fact, Åndalsnes is named the mountaineering capital of Norway. Now it is time for your adventure – your time to climb the peaks of Romsdalen! This hike is for those who want a long day out, ascending 1405 metres till the top of Nordre Trolltind. You should be in good physical shape, because this is a long day out in the mountains. From the top of Nordre Trolltind you will feel tickling in your stomach, when you look 1400 meters down in the valley. Your boundaries may be tested – a fun and exhilarating feeling. We promise to take good care of you while exploring some of the most magnificent peaks of Romsdalen. Area: Romsdalen  /Åndalsnes               Type: Alpine hike Level: Very advanced.                            Length: 16,8  km Climb: 1405 vertical metres.                   Duration: 6-9 hrs. Meeting point: Hotel Aak                        Meeting time: 08.30 You should be in good physical shape and have experience with hiking in rough terrain. About the hike This is a challenging and alpine hike, but without the use of climbing equipment. Prepare for a long day in the mountains and bring plenty of food and snacks. Poles are recommended for the descend and can be rented at the hotel. Important: All participation is at your own risk. Participators must sign a liability waiver. Our first priority is safety. In cases of harsh weather, hikes may be cancelled or subject to change. What to bring This is an alpine hike, and most of it takes place over 1000 m above sea level. The temperatures are often colder here then down in the valley, and it is important to check the weather forecast and dress accordingly. We recommend that you pack proper hiking clothes (for Norwegian weather) for your vacation if you are planning to hike with us. Daypack (backpack suitable for day-hike) Proper hiking boots for rough terrain Warm and suitable clothes for the day’s weather forecast Wind- and waterproof clothes Change of clothes, extra baselayer Hat, gloves and neck-warmer  Water bottle(s) with 1.5 - 2 L volume Snacks Hiking poles (possible to rent at Hotel Aak) Included in the package: Guide Not included: Hiking poles (possible to rent at Hotel Aak) Travel insurance Are you missing any gear? Let us know and we will figure something out!

Guidet kajakktur i Raumaelva

Bli med på en nydelig og avslappet kajakktur i den glassklare Raumaelva som åler seg gjennom Romsdalen. Med mektige fjell og grønn skog i alle retninger finner man fort roen.   Om turen: Vi har kajakker av typen «sitontops» som passer for både nybegynnere til viderekomne. Med egen guide kan du nyte synet av Romsdalen fra en helt ny vinkel uten å føle deg usikker. Du trenger ingen tidligere erfaring med padling i kajakk for å bli med på tur, men du må være trygg i vann og kunne svømme. Før turen vil guiden gå gjennom risikovurdering, sikkerhet og padleteknikk på elva. Når alle føler seg komfortable i egen kajakk, padler vi av sted! Du kan også velge å få pick up på kajakker og personer, om man abre vil padle ned elva og ikke opp igjen. (400,- Pr. kajakk)   Inkludert i prisen: Guide Kajakk Padleåre Redningsvest Neoprenbukse Vanntett pose Pakkeliste Vind- og vanntett jakke Varme klær Mat og drikke Solbriller Solkrem Telefon Håndkle

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Trollstigen - Electric bike tour

We will guide you with our electric bikes up the Trollstigen Road, one of  Norway's most famous tourist icons! Norwegian Scenic Route  Norwegian Scenic Route Trollstigen offers a spectacular cycling experience. With it's 11 hairpin turns that roll up the mountain side. Up on the Trollstigen plateau we will enjoy the breathtaking view and pricewinning architecture, before cruising down the hairpin road back to Hotel Aak. Enjoy fresh air and fabolous views as you roll! Easy Adventure The nice thing about electric bikes is that you can bike without using that much physical power. You don't need to be in very good shape to take this tour with us. Most people that know how to ride a normal bicycle can manage to do this guided tour. 

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Uteklatring med instruktør

Romsdalen er et eldorado for klatring og fjellsport. Høye fjell og store steiner inneholder linjer og ruter som lokker folk hit fra hele verden. I skyggen av de massive vertikale veggene på Trollveggen og Romsdalshorn finnes det fine klatremuligheter på mindre crags, eller store gjemte buldresteiner i skogen. Om turen: Hos oss får du flinke instruktører som kan ta deg med på både klatring og buldring. Det eneste du trenger er iver og godt humør. Vil du utfordre høydeskrekken eller klatre utendørs for første gang? Instruktøren tilrettelegger ut fra nivå og ønsker slik at hele gruppen får en fin opplevelse. Uteklatring er perfekt før en deilig middag rundt langbordet! Varighet og område tilpasses og vi stiller med alt av utstyr. Turen både starter og slutter her på Aak. Inkludert i prisen: - Instruktør Pakkeliste: - Lett matpakke og drikke - Komfortable klær - Telefon

Utleie kajakk

Utforsk Raumaelva med kajakk fra Hotel Aak. Kajakken settes ut på Rauma like ved hotellet, hvor man kan padle både opp- og nedover. Kle deg etter været med vind og vanntett jakke. Varme klær, mat, drikke, snaks og solbriller er greit å ha med på tur! Leien inkluderer kajakk, åre, flytevest, neoprenbukse og vanntett pose.   ANSVAR OG FORSIKRING: All padling med kajakk skjer på eget ansvar og på egen risiko. Egenerklæring må underskrives før utleie. Man er selv ansvarlig for å ha egen forsikring. Sjekk om forsikringen din gjelder ved skader eller tap av lånt utstyr. Avtalevilkår mellom leietaker og Hotel Aak Leietaker må legitimere seg og vise frem “Våttkort” eller annen lignende erfaring (Euro Paddle Pass e.l), som gjelder grunnkurs fra Norges Padleforbund eller tilsvarende i andre land. Man må være svømmedyktig, komfortabel med å være i vannet og over 18 år.. En person med grunnkurs kan ha med seg en person uten kurs (1:1). Hotel Aak skal sørge for at kajakker og utstyr er i god stand. Ved å leie kajakker fra Hotel Aak er leietaker selv ansvarlig for egen sikkerhet og all risiko er på eget ansvar.  Leietaker må behandle kajakk og utstyr pent.  Ved større skader eller tap av utstyr er leietaker erstatningspliktig.   Alle skader eller mangler ved utstyr må leietaker melde fra til utleier. Ved tyveri er leietaker forpliktet til å melde fra til politi og utleier Når man leier kajakk på Hotel Aak settes kajakken ut på Rauma elv. Elva er stort sett flat og rolig fra Hotel Aak og nedover. Man må være klar over at det finnes strøm og understrøm i elva enkelte steder. Vi gjør oppmerksom på at flo og fjære, samt nedbørsmengder påvirker vannstanden og farten på elva.  Leietaker er pliktig til å bruke redningsvest så lenge man er på elva eller langs elvebredden. Risikotaking i forbindelse med utleie er på eget ansvar.

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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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Road bike rental in Åndalsnes

Would you like to ride the Trollstigen road with a road bike? Now you can rent road bikes at Hotel Aak. Romsdalen and the North west coast also offers many other nice road bike experiences. What about a trip to the bike village of Eresfjorden? Or bike over the Trollstigen pass, to Gudbrandsjuvet and to the Strawberry village, Valldalen. Info about the bikes We have two road bikes: Trek Domane SL 5 Disc. The bike runs smoothly with good speed and versatility. Good for cyclists that want to test a carbon bike.   Sizes 54 - (cm 167-176) 52 - (cm 163-170) PS: There are limited amount of bikes, but we can try our best to fix more bikes on request. Please contact us directly booking@hotelaak.no / Or call +47 71 22 17 00

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Bispen + Trollstigen: Bike & Hike

Try out this tour for a cool ride and challenging scramble adventure. This is a steep and exposed mountain hike/scramble where you should be a quite experienced hiker and not afraid of heights. Area: Åndalsnes                                                 Type: E-bike and alpine hike Level: Advanced                                                 Length: 5,5 km (hike) Climb: 760 hm                                                    Duration: 5-8 timer Meeting point: Hotel Aak                                    Meeting time: 09.00 AM Bike: 31,6 km (2-3 hours in total) You should be in good physical shape and have experience with hiking in rough terrain. Description After a fun e-bike ride up the Trollstigen road we will lock our bikes by the café and continue by foot. From the café we will ascend 760 metres to the top of Bispen. The first part is a steep section up to Bispevatnet, where we will fill our water bottles and enjoy the sight of this bright turquoise lake. The path continues along the lake and further up towards Bispen. The last part is quite steep and we need to scramble a little to get to the top. This section you should pay attention to where the path goes, because it is quite easy to get lost here on the way down (luckily you have a guide with you!). The hike returns the same way, or follows an alternative route from Bispevatnet. If you wish for an environment friendly adventure and hike one of the classic peaks in Romsdalen, you should join this adventure.  This is a challenging and alpine hike, but without the use of climbing equipment. Prepare for a long day in the mountains and bring plenty of food and snacks. Poles are recommended for the descent and can be rented at the hotel. Important: All participation is at your own risk. Participators must sign a liability waiver. Our first priority is safety. In cases of harsh weather, hikes may be cancelled or subject to change. What to bring Daypack (backpack suitable for day-hike) Proper hiking boots for rough terrain Warm and suitable clothes for the day’s weather forecast Wind- and waterproof clothes Change of clothes, extra baselayer Hat, gloves and neck-warmer  Water bottle(s) with 1.5 - 2 L volume Snacks Hiking poles (possible to rent at Hotel Aak) Included in the package: Guide E-bike with necessary safety equipment Not included: Hiking poles (possible to rent at Hotel Aak) Travel insurance Are you missing any gear? Let us know and we will figure something out!

Riverwalk - Rauma River with local guide

Get to know the old history, cultural- and wild life of the Rauma River. Join our local guide for a hike on easy trails along Rauma River. You will get the wilderness feeling among waterfalls, high mountains and boulders in the forest. The tour is led by Arne Skiri, who is born, raised and still lives at the Skiri Farm.   Duration: 2 hours

Visit the northernmost vineyard in the world!

Vingården Tuen offers a guided tour through 11 cellars, with wine tasting and an interesting lecture about the process from harvest to finished wine. Tuen is the world’s northernmost vineyard, and the only one of his kind in Norway. The wine is developed by using the finest hand reaped berries, flowers and even tree sap, all harvested from the garden or from the wild nature in Romsdalen. The raw materials have been carefully processed, which gives each wine a different character. Activity:  Visit local vineyard, lecture and wine tasting Duration: 2,5 hours (incl. transfer) Time: 16.30 Number of tastings: 10 Group size: 2 – 16 persons Age: Min 18 years old 2-8 persons will be given a tour to see all the 15 basement rooms, including the production facilities. Lecture and tastings. 9-16 persons will be given a tour, lecture and tastings in the largest basement rooms. This is a perfect warm up before the dinner at Hotel Aak in the evening. The farmer Johan Setnes will be able to invite guests to his vineyard, or he can present the wine to larger groups at Hotel Aak on request. Ask us for group price. Buy the wine: It is possible to buy some wine after you have visited the vineyard, but only from the varieties tasted during the wine tasting. Only guests that has participated to the wine tasting can buy the wine exclusively. Sales times: Working days: til 8 pm. Days before sundays- and holy days: 6 pm Included: Visit local vineyard, lecture and wine tasting. Transfer from Hotel Aak to vineyard and back.

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. 

Introduction to ski touring

Har du lyst å prøve topptur i vinter? Hotel Aak tilbyr en helg der du får praktisk innføring i konseptet skitur med randoneeutstyr. Denne helgen blir det kurs kun for damer! Det blir topptur med guide lørdag og søndag, i tillegg til mye god mat og hygge på Hotel Aak. Vi har fokus på grunnleggende ferdigheter for ferske toppturutøvere. Inkludert i kurspakken: To skidager med guide. Fokus på grunnleggende toppturferdigheter og turplanlegging. Deilig toretters middag fredag Enda bedre treretters middag lørdag Digg afterski-snacks lørdag Badstue etter lange turer i fjellet Overnatting, to netter på Hotel Aak Hjemmelagde frokoster Nistepakker til turene og varm drikke på egen termos Gjennomføres v/ min 5 deltagere. PS: send forespørsel om dato

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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Road bike rental in Åndalsnes

Would you like to ride the Trollstigen road with a road bike? Now you can rent road bikes at Hotel Aak. Romsdalen and the North west coast also offers many other nice road bike experiences. What about a trip to the bike village of Eresfjorden? Or bike over the Trollstigen pass, to Gudbrandsjuvet and to the Strawberry village, Valldalen. Info about the bikes We have two road bikes: Trek Domane SL 5 Disc. The bike runs smoothly with good speed and versatility. Good for cyclists that want to test a carbon bike.   Sizes 54 - (cm 167-176) 52 - (cm 163-170) PS: There are limited amount of bikes, but we can try our best to fix more bikes on request. Please contact us directly booking@hotelaak.no / Or call +47 71 22 17 00

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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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Utleie kajakk

Utforsk Raumaelva med kajakk fra Hotel Aak. Kajakken settes ut på Rauma like ved hotellet, hvor man kan padle både opp- og nedover. Kle deg etter været med vind og vanntett jakke. Varme klær, mat, drikke, snaks og solbriller er greit å ha med på tur! Leien inkluderer kajakk, åre, flytevest, neoprenbukse og vanntett pose.   ANSVAR OG FORSIKRING: All padling med kajakk skjer på eget ansvar og på egen risiko. Egenerklæring må underskrives før utleie. Man er selv ansvarlig for å ha egen forsikring. Sjekk om forsikringen din gjelder ved skader eller tap av lånt utstyr. Avtalevilkår mellom leietaker og Hotel Aak Leietaker må legitimere seg og vise frem “Våttkort” eller annen lignende erfaring (Euro Paddle Pass e.l), som gjelder grunnkurs fra Norges Padleforbund eller tilsvarende i andre land. Man må være svømmedyktig, komfortabel med å være i vannet og over 18 år.. En person med grunnkurs kan ha med seg en person uten kurs (1:1). Hotel Aak skal sørge for at kajakker og utstyr er i god stand. Ved å leie kajakker fra Hotel Aak er leietaker selv ansvarlig for egen sikkerhet og all risiko er på eget ansvar.  Leietaker må behandle kajakk og utstyr pent.  Ved større skader eller tap av utstyr er leietaker erstatningspliktig.   Alle skader eller mangler ved utstyr må leietaker melde fra til utleier. Ved tyveri er leietaker forpliktet til å melde fra til politi og utleier Når man leier kajakk på Hotel Aak settes kajakken ut på Rauma elv. Elva er stort sett flat og rolig fra Hotel Aak og nedover. Man må være klar over at det finnes strøm og understrøm i elva enkelte steder. Vi gjør oppmerksom på at flo og fjære, samt nedbørsmengder påvirker vannstanden og farten på elva.  Leietaker er pliktig til å bruke redningsvest så lenge man er på elva eller langs elvebredden. Risikotaking i forbindelse med utleie er på eget ansvar.

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Hiking Poles

Rent hiking poles from Hotel Aak. Good support to your hike to Romsdalseggen, Rampestreken or other hikes in Romsdalen. 

Rent Skis in Romsdalen

Ski Package We rent out ski touring- and avalanche safety equipment at Hotel Aak.  All skis are new the season of 2018/2019. The package includes touring skis with bindings, skins, boots and poles.  

Skredpakke til toppturen - utleie

På Hotel Aak kan du leie skredpakke til toppturen. Pakken inneholder: Mammut Barryvox S Skredsøker Mammut Probe 240 Søkestang Mammut Alugator Ride spade

More Adventures in Romsdal

Day ticket Norsk Tindesenter

The Norwegian Mountaineering Centre (Norsk Tindesenter) is a 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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Intro to Climbing Tasters

Never been climbing before? This is the perfect way to try climbing! Our intro to climbing tasters will get you on the wall, with one of our experienced instructors looking after you. With climbs set to suit all levels of experience and ability, this is an experience suitable for all. Intro to climbing tasters are perfect for adults and children alike. They are group lessons, with a maximum of 6 people. Duration: 1 hour.  After the session you are of course welcome to continue climbing on the bouldering wall, or explore the Norwegian mountaineering centre further. 

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Via Ferrata Kit hire

Experienced via ferrata climbers may climb Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata on their own.  Via ferrata kits are compulsary, and can be rented at the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre.  The gear can be picked up from 10 a.m until 2 p.m (earlier by appointment) and must be returned no later than 6 p.m. the same day. Make sure you understand all the safety regulation and rules before you start your trip.  Read the signs at the start of each route.  All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.   Age limit Intro wall 12 yrs/40 kg.  Age limit West wall 16 yrs/40 kg.  All climbing in Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata is entirely on your own responsibility.    ROUTE MAP:    BE PREPARED:  You`ll be up on a mountain, here is what you should bring:  Small backpack Lunch and lots to drink Wind and weatherproof pants and jackets Mid-layer according to weather Buff or hat Protective gloves (can be bought at Norsk Tindesenter) Camera (straps required) Sturdy hiking footwear Sunglasses/sunscreen ACTIVE WEAR IS RECOMMENDED, DRESS FOR THE WEATHER:  FOOTWEAR GUIDE:  For information about parking, see intinary tab at the top.   

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SUP padling on Istra river

SUP padling on the crytal clear water in the Istra river

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