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Tysnessåta from Dalen

Tysnessåta from Dalen Photo: Magne Ove Kleppe Tysnessåta from Dalen Photo: Magne Ove Kleppe Tysnessåta from Dalen Photo: Magne Ove Kleppe
Tysnessåta from Dalen Photo: Magne Ove Kleppe
Tysnessåta from Dalen Photo: Magne Ove Kleppe
Tysnessåta from Dalen Photo: Magne Ove Kleppe

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain

Contact information

Description

Tysnessåta from Dalen

Altitude difference: 753 metres

 Estimated time: 2.5 hours, 8 km

Walking map: Tysnes 1:50 000

Starting point: Car park in Dalen

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.

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  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
    • difference in altitude
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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Tysnessåta from Dalen

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

Tysnessåta from Dalen

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