Location

Uskedalen.

Map

Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point

The parking lot by Padlane at Eik. Parking Leave highway 48 by the bridge that crosses the Eikelva river, towards Husnes. Follow the Eikevegen road 800 meters uphill to a small parking lot where the markings begin.

Marking

Information Board by the parking lot. Signs and T Markings

Grading

Red A somewhat challenging hike, four boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude

60 - 1014m AMSL

Estimated time

5 hours round trip

Recommended advice

The terrain can be marshy in places. Please use appropriate footwear. As an alternate way down, you may go towards Herøysundet or Husnes, see map.

Overview

Follow the markings from the parking lot, through farm yards, up the forest road and to the path. The beginning is steep, but the terrain gets lighter eventually through old pine forests and marshes. The path continues over solid rock. There is a magnificent view of Sunnhordland from the top.  

Contact

Address:
  • 5463 Uskedalen
Phone:
+47 53 48 42 80
Email:
turistinfo@kvinnherad.kommune.no
Website:
www.visitsunnhordland.no

Facilities

Total ascent:
  • 1042m
Level of difficulty:
  • Challenging (red)
Distance:
  • 8.5km
Duration:
  • Daytrip (4-12h)
Season:
  • Autumn
  • Summer
Surface:
  • Path
Terrain:
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
  • National Park

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