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Øvre Økland - Prestavarden - Øvre Økland

From Prestavarden in Stord there is a great view, from Ryvarden in the south to Sotra in the north.

Hike from Øvre Økland to Prestevarden and back Altitude

50 -510 mos

Estimated time

4-5 h

Lenght

10,5 km

Start point/stop point

By the forest road to Stua

Grading

Hard, red

Map

Stord-Fitjar (1:50:000)

Parking

Take off from  E39 to Lundsæter , aprox. 800 m north of Ådland bridge. Follow this to the road cross and turn in to Vatnadalsvegen. Through the farm Vatna over a small bridge and up to a road cross on forest road to Stua. Parkering for 4-5 cars.

Description

Follow the road into Vatnadalen valley, through the farmyard of Øvre Økland and to the dam furthest up the valley. Continue to follow the road up towards Ravatnet lake. After about 1km, turn left onto the path marked "Prestatrakket". Go up the hillside towards Klovfjedlet mountain and onto the well-defined/clear path to Prestavarden (here there is a cairn). From Prestavarden there is a great view, from Ryvarden in the south to Sotra in the north. Follow the path back to a small pond, make a left on the eastside and head down to Hovtrongsvatnet lake and continue along the westside of Ravatnet down the road back to Vatna.

Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland

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Øvre Økland - Prestavarden - Øvre Økland

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