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Maldal

4200 Sauda

51 75 95 10

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Maldal

Difficulty

Grading

  • medium
Length

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7
Ascent

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180
Time

Facilities

Duration

  • 3 hours - return trip
Terrain

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • forest
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.

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Ground

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • small path

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

From Sauda centre follow the direction rowards Røldal and take to the right marked Maldal right after the factory. Follow the road along the fjord and turn left marked Maldal to the parking.

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 7

Duration

  • 3 hours - return trip

Grading

  • marked trails with colour grading
  • medium

Nature and terrain

  • forest
  • small path
  • total ascent - 180

Participants must bring

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

Season

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

Video

  • Essential Tips for Hiking in the Mountains

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Sauda Tourist Information, SaudaDuring the summer season, Sauda tourist information is located in the historic foyer of Folkets Hus in Skulegata 20 in the centre of Sauda in Ryfylke.

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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
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+47 982 19 975

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