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Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen

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Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen Photo: Karen LV
Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen Photo: Karen LV
Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen Photo: Karen LV
Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust
Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust
Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 5 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain

Contact information

Description

Location
Uskedalen.

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
By the beginning of the forest road, up the hill at Øvre Haugland.

Parking
From highway 48, follow the sign and turn towards Musland.
There is a parking lot after approx. 4 km, by the gate to the forest road.

Marking
Information Board by the parking lot.
Necessary signs along the forest road.
T Markings from where the path starts at the end of the forest road.

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

Difference in altitude
80 - 932m AMSL

Estimated Time
5 hours round trip

Recommended advice
From Tverrfjell, follow the T marked route to Gråfjell and down into Myklebustdalen, or to Nonshaug and down into Omvikdalen. Be creative and use your imagination to plan interesting hikes.

Overview
Go through the gate and follow the forest road for approx. 1 km to the intersection with the sign pointing to the left of the lake Mannsvatnet (Lake at the mountain Mannen; The Man) and Tverrfjell. Follow the forest road to the end to a sign for the path through the birch forest. Above the tree-line, follow the markings via Hauglandsfjellet to 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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Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • gravel
    • mountains
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 5 hours
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Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen - Photo: Karen LV

Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen

Location Uskedalen. Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point By the beginning of the forest road, up the hill at Øvre Haugland....

Hike to Tverrfjell from Uskedalen

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