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Hike to Bremstølen from Husnes

Enjoy the beautiful view from Bremstølen.




Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point

The forest road at 150 meters north of the rest area by highway 48, 1.5 km north of the Hellandsbrua bridge.


By the rest area or at the beginning of the forest road. High speed traffic, please be cautious.


Information Board by the starting point. T markings and signs.


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

Difference in altitude

40 - 460m AMSL

Estimated time

2 hours round trip

Recommended advice

Some wet areas, please use appropriate footwear. The river is a source of drinking water, please be considerate. From the Bremstølen mountain farm you may follow the grid to Lake Sundstølsvatnet, Lake Svartavatn, Manen and Englafjell. See also the routes from Herøysundet and Uskedalen. Be creative and use your imagination to plan interesting hikes.


Follow the forest road for 1 km to the sharp left turn. From here, the path goes through a forest area to the Bremstølen mountain farm. There is a magnificent view of Husnes with Lake Opsangervatnet and the fjord, and across the fjord towards Halsnøy, Tysnes, Stord and Sveio.  

Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland


Hike to Bremstølen from Husnes

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