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Husnes , fjord area

Hike to Bremstølen

Hike to Bremstølen Photo: Anne Kari Enes
Hike to Bremstølen Photo: Anne Kari Enes

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 2 hours
Landscape
  • Forest
  • Fjord

Contact information

Description

Location
Husnes

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
The forest road at 150 meters north of the rest area by highway 48, 1.5 km north of the Hellandsbrua bridge.

Parking
By the rest area or at the beginning of the forest road. High speed traffic, please be cautious.

Marking
Information Board by the starting point.
T markings and signs.

Grading
Blue
Easy hike, one boot according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
40 - 460m AMSL

Estimated Time
2 hours round trip

Recommended advice
Some wet areas, please use appropriate footwear. The river is a source of drinking water, please be considerate.
From the Bremstølen mountain farm you may follow the grid to Lake Sundstølsvatnet, Lake Svartavatn, Manen and Englafjell. See also the routes from Herøysundet and Uskedalen. Be creative and use your imagination to plan interesting hikes.

Overview
Follow the forest road for 1 km to the sharp left turn. From here, the path goes through a forest area to the Bremstølen mountain farm.
There is a magnificent view of Husnes with Lake Opsangervatnet and the fjord, and across the fjord towards Halsnøy, Tysnes, Stord and Sveio.

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.

Categories

  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Special

    • fjord area
  • Nature and terrain

    • gravel
    • forest
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Distance

    • length in km (5,3)
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
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Hike to Bremstølen - Photo: Anne Kari Enes

Hike to Bremstølen

Location Husnes Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point The forest road at 150 meters north of the rest area by highway 48, 1.5 km nor...

Hike to Bremstølen

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