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The Mundal Valley Hike in Fjærland is a gentle and peaceful valley walk for the whole family
The Mundal Valley Hike is a gentle and peaceful valley walk.
Here you go past green fields farmed for generations all the way back to the Viking Age, before you end up at a summer farm in the head of the valley. The hike starts in Mundal , the centre of Fjaerland, by the Tourist Office. We walk slowly up valley in gentle terrain. Around us the staggering peaks, enclosing Mundal Valley, are rising towards the sky like giant trolls. The hike goes mostly on the farmers gravel road, but the last bit is on a good but narrow track, leading us to the old saeter with a meadow used seasonally for grazing milking cows and sheep. Here we have lunch before we return the same way back.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Distance: 10 km
Ascension: 350 m
Difficulty level: Easy to medium. Easy for people who are used to hiking in mountain terrain. Medium for people who are not used to hiking in mountain terrain.
Equipment you have to bring: trekking shoes or terrain trainers, gloves, hat, sun glasses, sunscreen, drinking water, food, snack, wind/water-proof jacket/pants, a backpack for all your gear. Dress up to feel comfortable in the mountain and pay attention to the weather forecast.
Important: You should have insurance that covers hiking in the mountain. The guide have all rights to cancel any activity due to difficult conditions concerning the weather or terrain, and/or lack of proper equipment and/or skills of the participants to accomplish the activity.