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Fjord Norway Sunnhordland Kvinnherad

Hike to Kaldestadåsen from Kaldestad

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Overview

Location
Sunde.

Walking map
Folgefonna National Park.
Topographical map Norway page 1214 IV – Husnes.

Starting and finishing point
Kaldestad, at the turn-off from the RV main road for the southern road down to Prestnes.

Parking
A few parking spots at the starting point.

Sign-posting
Information board at the starting point.
Painted red marks and signs.

Classification
Blue. Moderate, two boots pursuant to the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) system.

Altitude difference
50 – 271 metres.

Total time
One hour there and back.

Overview
After 50 metres, the path ascends steeply through a spruce wood. Above the spruce wood, there is a lovely view into the Hardangerfjord and out to the Sunnhordland basin. Follow the signs along the gentle ascent to the lean-to at the top.

Recommended advice
The path is rather marshy in places so wear appropriate footwear. There are also a number of alternative ascents and descents to Kaldestadåsen. Study the walking map and use your imagination to put together interesting walks.


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Facts

Effort Level
Medium
Duration
1 hour
Landscape
Forest area
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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