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Uskedalen

Hike to Englafjell from Eik, Uskedalen

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Overview
Details

Location
Uskedalen.

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
Eik in Uskedalen

Parking
By the old school in the town center. Large parking lot with an information board for Uskedalen. Follow highway 48 by the bridge that crosses the Eikelva river, towards Husnes. Follow Eikevegen road up through some sharp turns, and turn left by the sign.

Marking
T markings, signs and cairns.

Grading
Black
Challenging hike, four boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
5 - 1200m AMSL

Estimated Time
7 hours round trip

Recommended advice
The last part with markings to Englafjell is a steep scree with some loose rocks. Be cautious, both for your own and your partners’ sake. See also route description for the alternative route “Englafjell from Fet” which opens for a nice round trip.

Overview
Follow the markings through Eikedalen to Flåtene.
Go further up towards Eikedalsskardet to Jordsvatn Lake at 777m AMSL. Here the path divides and you can go to Manen at 1014m AMSL. The last part of the markings to Englafjell is in a steep scree with some loose rocks. Few places have such a wide view as Englafjell.


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  • Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland

General

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Forest area

Outdoor Activities

Hiking
  • Marked trails
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)

Facts

Effort Level
Expert
Duration
5-12 hours
Lansdscape
Mountain area
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Kvinnherad, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 55' 36" N / 5° 50' 52" E
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