Location

Hatlestrand

Map

Topographic map, Norway 1: 50 000 sheet 1215 II.
Strand-Ulv's orienteering map of Hatlestrand.

Start and stopping point

Lumber storage yard by Tveitane.

Parking

Drive 200 meters from Gjermundshamn ferry dock to the intersection. Drive 3.6 km towards Ølve/Tysnes to the first road going right by Tveitane. There is a hiking sign at the side of the road. Drive 100 meters on the forest road to the lumber storage yard where there are parking places.

Marking

Information Board by the starting point.
T markings and signs.

Grading

Blue
Moderate hike, two boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude

50 - 321m AMSL

Estimated Time

2 hours round trip

Recommended advice

Notice how unusually nice the path has been paved.

Overview

The route starts at the forest road to the left of the parking place and the first part goes through protected, deciduous forest, see the sign placed by the County Administration. The terrain becomes more varied and at the end becomes steep towards the top. There is a spectacular view of the Kvinneherad Mountains, Bjørnefjorden, Os, Stord and Folgefonna.

Contact

Address:
  • 5635 Hatlestrand
Phone:
+47 53 48 42 80
Email:
turistinfo@kvinnherad.kommune.no
Website:
www.visitsunnhordland.no

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