Hike to Skålafjell (Sjethaug)

Nov
27

Location Rosendal. Overview A good gravel road of 3 km (toll road) with a consistent incline. The road separates several places; always keep right to follow the route to Skjethaug. Park by the church and fol...

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Rosendal.

Overview

A good gravel road of 3 km (toll road) with a consistent incline. The road separates several places; always keep right to follow the route to Skjethaug.

Park by the church and follow the signs to Skjethaug on the Vambavegen, and afterwards signs to Sjethaug.
From the nice rest area at Skjethaug, you may see Rosendal and there is a wide view of the neighboring towns, mountains, valleys, and the fjord landscape.

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Folgefonna National Park
Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map.

Start and stopping point
Neslia.

Parking
Highway 48 from Rosendal center, 2 km towards Løfallstrand. There is a parking lot where the forest road separates from the highway.

Marking
Information Board by the parking lot.
There are no markings along the forest road, but there are some signs. The road separates several places, always keep right to follow the route to Skjethaug.

Grading
Green
Easy hike, suited for baby carriages, bikes and motorized wheelchairs.

Difference in altitude
30 - 290m MASL

Estimated Time
2 hours round trip

Recommended advice
There are resting areas and viewing areas along the route.
From Skjethaug, you may follow the T marked path to a large cairn at Navarhaug, 501m MASL. From here, there are T marked paths to Vevik, Åsvodl, Kjeldestøl, Skåladalen/Ludnabekk, Nordlifjell and Myrdal. See Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map and use your imagination to create interesting hikes.

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