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Sandvoll

Hike to Varden at Sandvoll

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Overview
Details

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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  • Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland
General
Outdoor Activities
Accessibility
  • Access for wheelchairs:
Effort level
  • Easy:
Landscape
  • Forest area:
  • Mountain area:
Hiking
  • Marked trails:
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours):

Facts

Effort Level
Medium
Duration
1-4 hours
Lansdscape
Mountain area
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Kvinnherad, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 48' 3" N / 5° 49' 30" E
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