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Segestad

Segestad Photo: Werner Harstad/Nasjonale Turistvegar/Statens vegvesen Segestad Photo: Eli Folven Segestad Photo: Sigdestad Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Werner Harstad/Nasjonale Turistvegar/Statens vegvesen
Segestad Photo: Eli Folven
Segestad Photo: Sigdestad
Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Eli Folven/Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Segestad Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
May - October

Contact information

Description

The Segestad Farm lies 314 m above sea level on the northern side of Strynevatnet. Tour description: First you must travel to Hjelle in Oppstryn. From there appr. 1 km on a farm road Glomnes. This is where the trail up to Segestad begins. Allow 1 hour for the ascent. From the farm (314 m.o.h.) there is a beautiful view to Hjelledalen, Erdalen, and most of the surrounding mountains.

About Segestad Farm: The path from Glomnes to Segestad is steep, and before 1723 they had to use a stepladder to reach the farm. All goods which had to be transported to and from the farm, had to be carried on one`s back, up and down the steep path. Several archaeological sites going back to Bronse Age (1500 -500 BC) have been found in Glomsdalen. The last farmer, Jon Sigdestad, died at home in 1961, 69 years old.

Segestad is one of the Fjord Trails - 20 unforgettable hikes in Nordfjord. www.nordfjord.no/fjordtrails

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Facilities

  • General facilities

    • family friendly
  • Season

    • may
    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
    • october
  • Activities

    • hiking
  • Nature and terrain

    • total ascent
    • hiking area
    • mountain
    • mountainous terrain
    • view
    • mountains
  • Grading

    • others
    • medium
  • Distance

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Segestad - Photo: Werner Harstad/Nasjonale Turistvegar/Statens vegvesen

Segestad

The Segestad Farm lies 314 m above sea level on the northern side of Strynevatnet. Tour description: First you must travel to Hjelle in Oppstryn. From...

Segestad

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