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Hike to Svartaberg

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Hike to Svartaberg Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Svartaberg Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Svartaberg Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Svartaberg Photo: Kåre Eik

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 2 hours

Contact information

Description

Location
Halsnøy, Høylandsbygd

Map
Fritidskartet Halsnøy–Fjelberg, scale 1:20 000
The map can be purchased at Øybutikken (General Store), Sæbøvik and AG Tre, Sæbøvik, or from Arne Gjerde, 5458 Arnavik, tel. 53 48 22 10.

Start and stopping point
The parking lot.

Parking
Drive past the traffic roundabout at Tofte and turn towards Høylandsbygd. The parking lot is located at the right side of the main road 100 meters past the intersection to Halsnøy Verft.

Marking
Information Board by the parking lot.
Signs and T Markings

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

Difference in altitude
25 - 193m AMSL

Estimated Time
1,5 hour round trip

Recommended advice
This is basically a nice and dry route.
You may wish to visit the view point Langheller, which is 15 meters to the left where the terrain flattens towards the top.

Overview
From the parking lot, walk along the main road towards the south for approx. 200 meters. Turn right in the first intersection and follow the farm road to approx. 100 meters before the end of Skato. From here follow the path up to the left across the grassy hill. At the flat top of Svartaberg, there are some solid rest benches where you may enjoy both a picnic and a beautiful view while your children play.

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

    • gravel
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 2 hours

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Hike to Svartaberg

Location Halsnøy, Høylandsbygd Map Fritidskartet Halsnøy–Fjelberg, scale 1:20 000 The map can be purchased at Øybutikken (General Store), Sæbøvik...

Hike to Svartaberg

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