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Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.)

Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Geir Vik Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Geir Vik Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Kjetil Aarseth Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Oddbjørn Monsen
Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Geir Vik
Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Geir Vik
Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Kjetil Aarseth
Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) Photo: Oddbjørn Monsen

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
Duration
  • 2 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Coast

Contact information

Description

Rundebranden is the third largest bird mountain in Norway, with a teeming bird life as well as a large variety of plant arts. The trip from Goksøyr at Runde to the peak is slack and steady on well marked paths. Besides the attractions offered by nature, such as bird life, mountain and cliff formations and grassy hills, you can experience tracks of a beautiful cultural landscape formed by agriculture and settlements throughout thousands of years.



From the peak, you can enjoy the view of the ocean, the islands and the mountains from Stadt to Eide at Nordmøre. There are paths from the north and the south, and the hike leads you through partly boggy terrain to the mountain plateau.

Season: All year Length and height: 2 kms. 300 m high.
Difficulty: Simple
Time: 1 hour
Map: 1119-IV "Fosnavåg"

Access: Bus (www.fjord1.no) or car to Goksøyr at Runde. Take the main road 61 towards Fosnavåg and turn direction Runde (marked by sign). Accommodation near by: Goksøyr Camping, Runde Miljøsenter or Runde Fyr (lighthouse) - DNT.

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  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • summer
    • autumn
    • spring
  • Nature and terrain

    • hiking area
    • lookout point
    • mountainous terrain
    • view
    • mountains
    • lookout point
    • grass
    • Coast
    • bog
  • Grading

    • easy
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
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Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.) - Photo: Geir Vik

Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.)

Rundebranden is the third largest bird mountain in Norway, with a teeming bird life as well as a large variety of plant arts. The trip from Goksøyr at...

Hiking trip to Rundebranden (300 masl.)

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