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Hike to the summit of Havsynsknuten

Hike to the summit of Havsynsknuten Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Sirdalsferie Read more: Sirdalsheiane
Hike to the summit of Havsynsknuten Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Sirdalsferie
Read more: Sirdalsheiane

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - September

Contact information

Description

Starting Point: park your car at Lindeland Camping and travel north along the highway for approximately 350m until you reach a forest road on the left side of the road.

Route Description: the first part of the trail leads up the steep forest road that winds its way up the mountain on Lindeland. You will pass a waterfall on the left hand, allow 20 minutes on the climb or approximately 200 meters to the end of forest road to see this. 400 meters along the forest road you will come to a track road, follow this road until you come to crossroads sign. Turn left and follow the marked trail at Midstøl, up hill, (southerly direction). After approx 10 minutes take the path to the west, then southwest, so that you walk parallel to the ravine on the left handside. You will have to travel through overgrown and rocky terrain. On both sides of you, you will clearly see theremains of stone walls. After approx 20 minutes walk, the path forks, you should continue on the marked path towards Midstøl opposite a small hill (45 meters). After about 5 minutes you will see an old stone wall, leave the path toward Midstøl and go in a north westernly direction, Travel towards the steep slopes, 150 m further ahead down the valley to avoid a bow to the right. You will see Havsyn on the left hand side, travel uphill in a north westerly direction between the rocks, heather and small bushes. You will see Midstøl tarns on the left hand side, You must allow about 40 minutes for the 200m climb to the summit. From the top you have 360 degree views of the mountain moors and coast!

For a detailed description including maps and information etc buy the guidebook 'Hiking in Sirdal' which includes Kjerag and Sirdals Seven Summits.

Maps and GPS coordinates

Accommodation:
Tonstadli Ferie, Kurs og Misjonssenter

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

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

    • mountains
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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Hike to the summit of Havsynsknuten - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Sirdalsferie

Hike to the summit of Havsynsknuten

Starting Point: park your car at Lindeland Camping and travel north along the highway for approximately 350m until you reach a forest road on the left...

Hike to the summit of Havsynsknuten

Source: Visitnorway

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