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Hike to Nordlifjell

Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: KLV Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: E Hellingsrud Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: Kåre Eik Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: E Hellingsrud
Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: KLV
Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: E Hellingsrud
Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: Kåre Eik
Hike to Nordlifjell Photo: E Hellingsrud

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 6 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest

Contact information

Description

Location
Rosendal.

Map
Folgefonna National Park
Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map.

Start and stopping point
Bjørke.

Parking
By Kvinnherad church

Marking
There is an information board at the turnaround 50 meters before the arm barrier at Bjørke.
There is a quality gravel road with no markings for 3 km to the sign 100 meters before the end of the road. The path is T marked and has signs from here.

Grading
Red
Challenging hike, four boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
100 - 972m AMSL

Estimated Time
6 hours round trip

Recommended advice
On the mountain ridge you will meet the T marked path coming from Vevik, Skjethaug/Neslia, Åsvodl and Kjeldestøl. From Nordlifjell there is also a T marked path down to Lake Myrdalsvatnet and along the lake to the lake outlet and the gravel road to Kletta. See Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map and use your imagination to create interesting hikes.

Overview
There is a quality gravel road with no markings for 3 km to the sign 100 meters before the end of the road. From here the route is T marked, first on a forest road and then a path down to the fjord. Further along the mountain ridge to Nordlifjell.
The majestic fjord and mountain nature at the 3rd longest fjord in the world, the Hardanger Fjord, dominate the view for this hike. The transition from ocean and islands in Sunnhordland to fjords and mountains towards Hardanger is a beautiful experience.

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

    • gravel
    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 6 hours
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Hike to Nordlifjell

Location Rosendal. Map Folgefonna National Park Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map. Start and stopping point Bjørke. Parking By Kvinnherad church...

Hike to Nordlifjell

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