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Hovlandsnuten

Risvold
4208 Saudasjøen

52 78 42 00

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Hovlandsnuten

Difficulty

Grading

  • medium
Length

ferger

7,1
Ascent

ferger

600
Time

Facilities

Duration

  • 4 hours - return trip
Terrain

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • forest
  • mountain
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

  • major pathway

Practical

General facilities

  • Practical information - Equipment: 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

Road Directions

Start from Risvoll school / Sauda Fjord Hotel in Saudasjøen along the Norwegian Scenic Route Ryfylke or from Skeivane in Norstølsdalen.

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 7,1

Duration

  • 4 hours - return trip

Grading

  • medium

Nature and terrain

  • fjord
  • forest
  • major pathway
  • mountain
  • total ascent - 600

Participants must bring

  • backpack
  • headlamp
  • mountain shoes
  • warm clothing
  • water bottle
  • waterproof clothing
  • windproof clothing

Season

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

Video

  • Essential Tips for Hiking in the Mountains

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