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Skomakarnibbå - hike

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Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke/HS
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke/ HS
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke/ HS
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø
Skomakarnibbå - hike Photo: Hanne Sundbø

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 5 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
May - October

Contact information

Description

Hagalid - Skomakanibbå - Hagalid

Skomakarnibbå (The Shoemaker's Crag) at 700 meters is a distinctive mountain south of the Jøsenfjord in Hjelmeland, Ryfylke, that can be viewed in profile from the National Tourist Route Ryfylke (Rv 13) between Vadla and Vindsvik. The mountain's name has its origins in an old saga.

Skomakarnibbå is a great place to walk to. The walk starts at the car park before the farm buildings at Hagalid. The path, which goes through varied and attractive terrain, is 7 kilometres long, climbs 450 metres and is steep in parts. Wet bog-area before you get to mount Øksnafjellet where you can enjoy the view. 2,5 hours each way. Season: May - October.

On a clear day there are fantastic views of the mountains, fjord and islands from the viewpoint at Skomakarnibbå.

Suitable footwear, walking sticks and fitness are essentials for this walk. You should not attempt to go out on Skomakarnibbå itself.

Touring Map are available at the Tourist Information, or click here for pdf.

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.

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  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • may
    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
    • october
  • Nature and terrain

    • fjord
    • total ascent
    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 5 hours
  • Distance

    • length in km
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Hagalid - Skomakanibbå - Hagalid Skomakarnibbå (The Shoemaker's Crag) at 700 meters is a distinctive mountain south of the Jøsenfjord in Hjelmeland,...

Skomakarnibbå - hike

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