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Hike to Aterstad and Tverrfjell

Hike to Aterstad and Tverrfjell Photo: Anne Kari Enes
Hike to Aterstad and Tverrfjell Photo: Anne Kari Enes

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
Duration
  • 4 hours
  • 2 hours

Contact information

Description

Location
Omvikdalen

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
Landa

Parking
By the farm Landa, at the upper east side of the valley.
Follow the farm road for 200 meters from the intersection to the sign and information board by the parking lot.

Marking
There are signs and an information board by the parking lot.
The forest road to Aterstad is not marked.
There are signs and T markings to Tverrfjell from where the path starts by the outlet from lake Aterstadvatnet.

Grading
Aterstad; Green.
Easy hike, one boot according to the DNT system.
Tverrfjell; Blue.
Moderate hike, two boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
Aterstad; 100 - 400m AMSL.
Tverrfjell; 100 - 660m AMSL.

Estimated Time
Aterstad; 2 hours round trip
Tverrfjell; 4 hours round trip

Recommended advice
It is marshy around Lake Aterstadvatnet, so please use appropriate footwear.

Overview
Quality road over outlying fields from the parking lot all the way to Aterstad. The T marked path towards Tverrfjell begins by the sign for the rock footbridge over the outlet at the north end of Lake Aterstadvatnet. Aterstad is a gorgeous area, you may wish to walk along the east end of Lake Aterstadvatnet towards the bottom of the valley. There is a beautiful view of Omvikdalen from the top of Tverrfjell

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

    • total ascent
    • gravel
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
    • easy
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
    • 2 hours
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Hike to Aterstad and Tverrfjell - Photo: Anne Kari Enes

Hike to Aterstad and Tverrfjell

Location Omvikdalen Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point Landa Parking By the farm Landa, at the upper east side of the valley. Fo...

Hike to Aterstad and Tverrfjell

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