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Hike to Ramsberget on the island Fonno

In order to do this hike you have to get out to the island Fonno with your own boat or kayak.

Location

Fonno, Fitjar Islands

Map

Stord - Fitjar 1:50.000.

Start and end point

Municipal quay at Fonno

Marking

Information board at the starting point. Marked and graded after the new national standard. Signs in all crosspaths.

Grading

Blue. Medium/average difficulty.

Difference in altitude

0 – 145 m. above sea level

Estimated time

1 hour (3,6 km)

Good advice

Some wet areas. Use proper shoes

Tourdescription

The hike starts at the quay, then upwards along a tractor road, through farmland, past cultural heritage sites, and up to the school building in Fonno. A directional signboard points north to the marked path up to the highest point of the island, the cairn at Ramsberget, 149 m asl. In the cairn there is a guest book, where you may write your name. Here is also a good view of The Fitjar islands +  the municipality of Austevoll to the north, Fitjar and Stord to the south and Bømlo to the west. In Fonno farming is still a way of life, and both Aberdeen Angus, horses and an old brand of sheep may be seen.

Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland

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Hike to Ramsberget on the island Fonno

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