Mt Saksaklepp - 1491 masl

Nov
27

Mt Saksaklepp - the highest peak in Jondal at 1,491 masl Starting point  Drive from Jondal towards Krossdalen. Keep right after 10 km towards Folgefonna glacier. Continue 6 km, then turn left to the starting poin...

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Mt Saksaklepp - the highest peak in Jondal at 1,491 masl

Starting point 

Drive from Jondal towards Krossdalen. Keep right after 10 km towards Folgefonna glacier. Continue 6 km, then turn left to the starting point at Dravladalsdammen.

About the trail 
Hike along the top of the dam, and then a rather steep ascent up towards Mt Bjødnafetet. Beautiful view of Folgefonna glacier to the south from the cabin at Mt Bjødnafetet. There may be snow all year on the path between Mt Bjødnafetet and Mt Saksaklepp.

Parking: At Dravladalsdammen (which is a dam for hydroelectric power production).
Parking fee: free, toll road NOK 100 (payment by credit card)
Length: 4 km (one way)
Total ascent: 650 meters
Total walking time: 5 hours
Season (average year): July - October

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