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Location
Valen.

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
The Søsterheimen, Valen hospital

Parking
Drive into the hospital area from the highway and follow the signs for 300 meters to the Søsterheimen.

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

Grading
Blue
Moderate hike, two boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
80 - 559m AMSL

Estimated Time
3 hours round trip

Recommended advice
The hike to Nordfjell can be expanded to Vardhaugselet, Vardhaugen and Mjelkhaug.
Bring plenty to drink, it can be difficult to find water in dry periods.

Overview
Follow the forest road up the hillside from Søsterheimen for approx. 200 meter to the intersection. After approx. 1 km, the forest road to the left will become the path that goes to Nordefjell, via Kokkelberg. You can return the same way or take the path via Olderbotn, accessible by first following the path for approx. 500 meters from Nordefjell towards Varhaugselet.


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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
Medium
Duration
1-4 hours
Lansdscape
Forest area
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Kvinnherad, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 49' 58" N / 5° 47' 33" E
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