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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 hike to Årdalsknapen starts at Neset Camping, and the first section 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 may park your car at Neset 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 hike to Årdalsknapen starts at Neset Camping, and the first section is rather steep. The path runs through wooded areas and up above the tree line...

The Summit "Årdalsknapen" in Bygland

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