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Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto

Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Tore Økland Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Gunnar Hansen Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Ole SKaten Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Jan Belte
Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Tore Økland
Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Gunnar Hansen
Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Ole SKaten
Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto Photo: Jan Belte

Hike facts

Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain

Contact information

Description

Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto 

Altitude difference: 753 metres
Estimated time: 2.5 hours, 8 km
Walking map: Tysnes 1:50 000
Starting point: Car park in Dalen
Grading: Medium, blue

Start: Car park by the information board
First 200 m on a tarmacked road, then on below
farmhouses and between the next farmhouse and barn.

Description of walk: There are routes up to Tysnessåta from all the villages on the island. This route, which starts in Dalen, is perhaps the most interesting. At Gjerstadstølen summer pasture farm, you will find høgd 333 (altitude 333 metres) on the right side of the path, where you can write your name in the logbook or take a break on the benches. From the summit, there are impressive views of Folgefonna glacier and the Kvinnheradsfjella mountains, the whole of Sunnhordland and the ocean to the west.

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.

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
    • difference in altitude
  • Grading

    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 3 hours

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Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto

Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto  Altitude difference: 753 metres Estimated time: 2.5 hours, 8 km Walking map: Tysnes 1:50 000 Starting point: Car...

Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto

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