Hike to Malmangernuten from Hattebergsdalen

Oct
25

Location Rosendal Overview From the parking lot at Fossberg, it is 2 km along the gravel road (toll road) to the bottom of the valley. The path goes up the Murabotnen and to the left at the fork; to the right is ...

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Rosendal

Overview

From the parking lot at Fossberg, it is 2 km along the gravel road (toll road) to the bottom of the valley. The path goes up the Murabotnen and to the left at the fork; to the right is the path to Skeisfjell. From here along the mountain ridge between Guddalsdalen and Hattebergsdalen to Malmangernuten. There is a view of waterways and majestic mountain areas, towns, fjords and ocean.

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Folgefonna National Park
Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map.

Start and stopping point
Fossberg, at the entrance to the Hattebergsdalen valley.

Parking
Drive past the Baroniet to the parking lot at Fossberg by the entrance to the Hattebergsdalen valley.

Marking
Information Board by the parking lot.
The route goes first on 2 km of gravel road without markings, and then turns into a path with T markings and signs up Murabotnen.

Grading
Red
Moderate hike, three boots according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
150 - 890m MASL

Estimated Time
5 hours round trip

Recommended advice
When the water flow is high, the stream in Murabotnen can be difficult to cross. There is an incline above the stream. An alternative for returning the same way may be the path from Malmangernuten directly down to Rosendal. See the Malmangernuten route, from Rosendal.

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