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Hiking trip to Skårasalen (1542 m.o.h.)

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The tour up to Skårasalen offers one of the most majestic views over the Sunnmøre Alps and the Hjørundfjord.

Season End of Jun-Sept.

Duration 4-5 hours. Distance and total height gain: 3,379 ft. 3-4 km.

Access Bus www.fjord1.no or car in the direction of Sæbø. Follow RV 655 from Ørsta through Bondalen towards Sæbø. At Kvistad (approx 3 km from Sæbø) turn off towards Kvistadsætra along Kvistaddalen.

Worth noting It is recommended that you make an early start on hot days.

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Hiking trip to Skårasalen (1542 m.o.h.)

The tour up to Skårasalen offers one of the most majestic views over the Sunnmøre Alps and the Hjørundfjord. Season End of Jun-Sept. Duration 4-5 hou...

Hiking trip to Skårasalen (1542 m.o.h.)

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