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Uskedalen

Hike to Englafjell from Fet, Uskedalen

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Overview
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Location
Uskedalen.

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
Follow highway 48 from the parking lot approx. 300 meters beyond the bridge to the intersection with the sign to Musland. Walk along the beautiful stone fence belonging to Kapteinsgården for approx. 100 meters to where the road turns left. The marking starts at the barn in the middle of this turn.

Parking
By the old school in the town center. Large parking lot with an information board for Uskedalen.

Marking
There is an information board at the starting point by the barn.
T markings, signs and cairns.

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

Difference in altitude
10 - 1200m AMSL


Estimated Time
7 hours

Recommended advice
The forest road at the beginning of the hike can be soft and wet.
See also the route description for the alternative route ”Englafjell from Eik” which opens for a nice round trip.


Overview
From the start at the farm, walk past the farm yard through the gate and onto the forest road. Follow the forest road for approx. 300 meters. Turn left and follow the markings through a dense spruce forest, increasingly steep. Above the tree line, there is a beautiful view which becomes more spectacular the higher you get.


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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' 53" N / 5° 51' 39" E
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