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The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland

The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Reidar Tveito The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: TrollAktiv AS The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Reidar Tveito The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Reidar Tveito
The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Reidar Tveito
The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: TrollAktiv AS
The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Reidar Tveito
The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland Photo: Reidar Tveito

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 4 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
May - October

Contact information

Description

The path to Årdalsknapen starts at Neset Camping. The first part is rather steep. the path runs through wooded areas and up above the tree line (762 m.a.s.l.)

You can return on the same path. The trip takes about four hours. You can park your car at Neste Camping.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • view
    • lookout point
    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Season

    • august
    • may
    • june
    • september
    • july
    • october
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
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The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland

The path to Årdalsknapen starts at Neset Camping. The first part is rather steep. the path runs through wooded areas and up above the tree line (762 m....

The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland

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Key facts about Setesdal

The valley of Setesdal in southern Norway stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres.

What to do in Hovden

Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.

Tourist information for Hovden

The Hovden Tourist Information Office is located in Hovdetun, right in the centre of Hovden.

Attractions in Hovden

Visit the Hovden Museum of Iron Production, the Vatnedalen dams or Bykle Old Church, one of the smallest and most beautiful churches in Norway.

Setesdal

The Setesdal Valley stretches 147 kilometres in beautiful mountain scenery between Evje in the south and Hovden, a popular ski resort, in the north.

Winter in Setesdal

Thanks to its location and climate, the entire Setesdal Valley enjoys long and stable winters. Hovden is the largest alpine centre in the region.
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