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Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Kåre Eik
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Kåre Eik
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Kåre Eik
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: S Robberstad
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Anne Kari Enes
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Anne Kari Enes
Hike to Tjodberghaugen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 2 hours
  • 3 hours

Contact information

Description

Location
Halsnøy

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 by the Halsnøy Shooting Range south of Lake Fjellandsvatnet.

Parking
Drive past the traffic roundabout at Tofte and turn towards Høylandsbygd/Sydnes. Turn right towards Sydnes after approx. 500 meters. After passing Lake Fjellandsvatnet, drive approx. 200 meters on the straight road. Follow the sign by the side of the road to Tjodbergshaugen and turn left towards the parking lot approx. 100 meters. Do not park in such a manner that you are hindering traffic in or out from the forest road.
Note! Whoever uses the shooting range, has the right to use the parking lot. If there are patrons present, please park along the road.

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
20 – 176m AMSL to Tjodbergshaugen.
30 – 220m AMSL round trip via Håfjellet.

Estimated Time
2 hours round trip
3,5 hours via Ørnareiret and Håfjelle.

Recommended advice
Monitor your children at the top. There is a high cliff towards the northeast.
There are some wet and soft areas, use mountain boots or rubber boots.
The round trip via Ørnareiret and Håfjell is recommended, see under “Overview”.

Overview
Follow the marked route from the parking lot and turn right up the forest road, and continue on the path towards Tjovberg. Go up at the north side of the hill. You may want to visit the marked spring close to the top. Notice the defense walls and you may wish to visit Tjuvhola at the top. Information and myths on this historic location at Tjodbergshaugen can be found in the book at the top.

If you wish to extend the route and turn it into a round trip, you can follow the signs and markings down the path to Ørnareiret from Tjodbergshaugen and continue north on the path towards the top of Håfjellet. Continue north for approx. 300 meters to Flatberg, where the new path turns west and goes back to the shooting range.

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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Hike to Tjodberghaugen

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

Hike to Tjodberghaugen

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