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Folgefonna National Park
Start and stopping point
Between highway 48 and Skarveland school
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.
Moderate hike, two boots according to the DNT system.
Difference in altitude
80 - 500m AMSL
2 hours round trip
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.
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.