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Hike to Kvannto

Hike to Kvannto Photo: Kåre Eik
Hike to Kvannto Photo: Kåre Eik

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 5 hours
Landscape
  • Forest

Contact information

Description

Location
Omvikdalen

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
Hjelmeland with ”Nistovetunet" - protected historic farm yard.

Parking
The sign by the highway is pointing up to the parking by the new large barn “Revuro”.

Marking
There are signs and an information board by the parking lot.
T marked to Kvanto from the sign by the end of the road at approx. 600m AMSL.

Grading
Red
Moderate hike, three boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
100 - 992m AMSL

Estimated Time
4 -5 hours round trip

Recommended advice
Few places have as harsh a climate as the area around Kvannto, and the map name Verhardo (harsh climate) seems appropriate.

Overview
There is an easy incline from the parking lot to the end of the forest road where the terrain flattens at approx. 600m AMSL. From here there are signs and T marking towards the south, first with a slight incline and then steeper up the ridge to the top where there is a cairn at Kvannto. There is a beautiful view of the mountains and Sunnhordland.

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.

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • forest
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 5 hours

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Hike to Kvannto

Location Omvikdalen Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point Hjelmeland with ”Nistovetunet" - protected historic farm yard. Parking...

Hike to Kvannto

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