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Hike to Vardhaugselet from Husnes

Hike to Vardhaugselet from Husnes

It is reckoned that the sturdy farmhouse walls were erected around 1860, and the mountain farm was being used until 1905. A nice walk!

Location

Husnes

Map

Folgefonna National Park

Start point, end point and parking

At Husnes waterworks, 350 meters north of the roundabout on Helland.

Length to hiking destination

4,0 km

Marking

Information board at the start point. T markings and signs along the path.

Grading

BLUE – Medium hike.

Difference in altitude

25 - 649 m AMSL

Estimated time for total trip

4 hours

Overview

From the path to Nordfjell, go further ahead on more flat terrain on the southern part of Svaneheia towards Vardhaugselet.

Vardhaugselet

It is reckoned that the sturdy farmhouse walls were erected around 1860, and the mountain farm was being used until 1905. The restoration (2002) has been performed by "Interesselaget for Vardhaugselet" (Volunteer Organization to preserve the Vardhaugselet), and the mountain farm is now open for everyone all year round.  You will find Vardhaugselet in the DNT App SjekkUt.

Recommended advice

The trip to Vardhaugselet can be extended to Vardhaugen and Mjelkhaug.  The route is also marked from the Søsterheimen, Valen hospital.

Last updated: 01/29/2024

Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland

Hike to Vardhaugselet from Husnes

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