Liatoppen skicentre is located in Liagardane, 920 m.a.s.l and is an impressive biathlon- and crosscountry arena meeting international standards. At Liatoppen the season always starts early in the winter and you are sure to have snow. See when the trails last were prepared at www.skisporet.no There is also a floodlit track for those who like an evening ski trip. The centre hosts several cross-country and biathlon races during the winter season. Liatoppen is an excellent starting point for ski trips inwards Votndalsåsen, toward Oppheim- and Torpoåsen and the Bergsjø area. About 500 metres from the stadion you find a ski-play-area with benches, a grill-hut and a fire pan. Biathlon festival Every year Liatoppen hostes Bendit Liatoppen Biathlon festival. This biathlon festival marks the end of the winter season for biathletes of all ages. More than 1,000 competitors ranging from young recruits to professional skiers on the Norwegian national team, gather in Ål for two days of competition and fun. Liatoppen Fjellstove is the closest neighbour.