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Fjord Norway Vestland KVINNHERAD

Hike to Varden at Sandvoll

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Location Sandvoll. Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point Skarveland school. Parking Between highway 48 and Skarveland school Marking There are no markings along the forest road. There are signs where the path separates from the forest road and from there the route is marked with plastic markers that are hanging from the trees. Grading Blue Moderate hike, two boots according to the DNT system. Difference in altitude 80 - 500m AMSL Estimated Time 2 hours round trip Recommended advice The path that the forest road turns into can be wet at the beginning. Please use appropriate footwear. Take time to enjoy the nice view. Overview Go up through the Heio subdivision and down to Lake Erslandsvatnet. Follow the forest roads along Lake Erslandsvatnet and up the hill to the sign by the end of the road. From there, you'll find a clear path up to Varden. In case you want take a short hike in the Sandvoll Mountains, you may take a trip to Varden. There is a beautiful view of the Sunnhordland Nature, with Halsnøy, Stord and Bømlo.

Location Sandvoll. Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point Skarveland school. Parking Between highway 48 and Skarveland school Marking There are no markings along the forest road. There are signs where the path separates from the forest road and from there the route is marked with plastic markers that are hanging from the trees. Grading Blue Moderate hike, two boots according to the DNT system. Difference in altitude 80 - 500m AMSL Estimated Time 2 hours round trip Recommended advice The path that the forest road turns into can be wet at the beginning. Please use appropriate footwear. Take time to enjoy the nice view. Overview Go up through the Heio subdivision and down to Lake Erslandsvatnet. Follow the forest roads along Lake Erslandsvatnet and up the hill to the sign by the end of the road. From there, you'll find a clear path up to Varden. In case you want take a short hike in the Sandvoll Mountains, you may take a trip to Varden. There is a beautiful view of the Sunnhordland Nature, with Halsnøy, Stord and Bømlo.


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General

Effort level
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Mountain area

Outdoor Activities

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

Facts

Effort Level
Medium
Duration
2 hours
Landscape
Mountain area
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