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Skuteheia - hike

Skuteheia - hike Photo: Elin Tjordal Haugen Skuteheia - hike Photo: Elin T. Haugen Skuteheia - hike Photo: Elin T. Haugen
Skuteheia - hike Photo: Elin Tjordal Haugen
Skuteheia - hike Photo: Elin T. Haugen
Skuteheia - hike Photo: Elin T. Haugen

Hike facts

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

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Description

Skuteheia

Gullingen in Suldal, Ryfylke is a diverse and typical part of this mountain region, with hills and peaks, distinguished by old-fashioned and modern farming. Pasture-land for farm animals. Black grouse and grouse in the area. Birch forests with a rich vegetation and loads of blueberries. Excellent fishing waters.

The hike around Skuteheia is a nice and easy hike in hilly terrain. Starting point/parking lot by the road exit to Blåsjø. In the beginning, you follow a gravel road and pass Håvestølen on the way to Stavastølen. Then the track parts at Stavastølen. You continue through the Stavastøldalen, up to Skuteheia, further down to Svartavatnet and cross Stordalsheia. You unite with the "støls" tour at Håvestølen. The hike goes through high mountain terrain with good swimming and fishing possibilities (remember a fishing license).
Season: mai - september
14 km, 4–5 hours, moderately demanding hike.

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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  • Season

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

    • total ascent
    • water (299)
    • mountains
    • heather
    • birch
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
  • Distance

    • length in km (8,1)
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Skuteheia - hike - Photo: Elin Tjordal Haugen

Skuteheia - hike

Skuteheia Gullingen in Suldal, Ryfylke is a diverse and typical part of this mountain region, with hills and peaks, distinguished by old-fashioned...

Skuteheia - hike

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