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Bandåsen

4160 Finnøy

51 85 92 00

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Bandåsen

Difficulty

Grading

  • medium
Length

ferger

7
Ascent

ferger

476 m
Time

Facilities

Duration

  • 3 hours - 4 - return trip
Terrain

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • coastal area
Type

Hiking

Marking?Trips marked with the national standard are marked in green (easy), blue (medium), red (demanding) and black (expert). DNT (The Norwegian Trekking Association) marked routes are marked with red T's, painted on cairns and stones. Local associations and sports clubs may have marked hiking trails in other ways. There are many different varieties. Ask at the tourist information office if you are unsure of the markings in the area you are visiting.
Ground

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • gravel
  • small path

Practical

General facilities

  • Good to know - Dogs on leash mandatory: 1 April – 20 August.
  • Parking - Good parking at the top farm at Tjeltveit.
  • Practical information - Clothing: Preferably wool closest to body, then fleece and then windproof jacket. Bring rainproof clothing, hat, gloves and spare change. It is important to have sturdy footwear - use hiking/mountain boots. Pack enough food and drink adapted to length of your hike. First aid kit. Bring your phone, but remember that you might not have reception at all times.
  • Warning - Be prepared for all types of weather in the mountains, even in summer. This is why you must bring clothing and equipment apt for sunny and nice weather, but also account for snow, rain and heavy wind. The weather can change rapidly. See www.yr.no for weather forecast.

Route Guides

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Access: Rv. 13 to til Hjelmeland or Nesvik. Ferjry to Skipavik, then by car to Tuftene and Tjeltveit, where the hike starts and finishes. It is also possible to get to Ombo via Rennfast (underground tunnel system) and ferry from Finnøy to Eidssund.

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 7

Duration

  • 3 hours - 4 - return trip

General facilities

  • suitable for children

Grading

  • medium

Nature and terrain

  • coastal area
  • gravel
  • small path
  • total ascent - 476 m

Season

  • april
  • august
  • july
  • june
  • march
  • may
  • november
  • october
  • september

Video

  • Bandåsen
  • Essential Tips for Hiking in the Mountains

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Region Stavanger
Org.no.: 986517138

Vågsgt. 22
4306 Sandnes

+47 51 85 92 00

info@regionstavanger.com



Reisemål Ryfylke
Org.no.: 974906430

Vågavegen 116
4130 Hjelmeland

+47 982 19 975

info@ryfylke.com

The local tourist offices can give you good and useful information.