Sjøstovo by the ferry dock at Borgundøy.
Fritidskartet Halsnøy–Fjelberg, scale 1:20 000
The map can be purchased at Øybutikken (General Store), Sæbøvik and AG Tre, Sæbøvik, or from Arne Gjerde, 5458 Arnavik, tel. 53 48 22 10.
Start and stopping point
The ferry dock/guest marina by Sjøstovo at Borgundøy.
Drive past the traffic roundabout at Tofte and turn towards Sydnes. Turn right towards Sydnes in the Landa Intersection 500 meters past the traffic roundabout. There is a parking lot by Sydnes ferry dock at Halsnøy for those who travel by ferry.
Round trip/Borgundøy You can also bring your car via the ferry, and drive up to the parking lot 150 ASML by Furehaugen at the old Aksdalsvegen road. Those who travel with their own boat are welcome to use the guest marina by Sjøstovo.
Information board by Sjøstovo/ferry dock.
Necessary signs along the road. The T markings begin at the parking lot 150m AMSL.
Moderate hike, three boots according to the DNT system.
Difference in altitude
0 - 462m AMSL
3 hours round trip
4 hours if you choose the round trip, see under ”Overview”.
The round trip is recommended, see under ”Overview”.
From Sjøstovo, walk the road up towards Brekke school and the intersection at the highest point. Turn right onto the forest road right before the intersection. Follow the forest road for 300 meters to the parking lot, and from there on the quality path to the top through Storaskar.
If you wish to extend the hike and turn it into a round trip, you may follow the marked path on the ridge down towards the north. This path goes down to the field by Kattanakken and out towards the view points at Aske and Aksdal. Walk further on the path and forest road down to Møllesvik, and on the forest back towards Krekjahaugen and the ferry dock/guest dock. Møllesvik is very idyllic, and Krekjahaugen is one of the most extraordinary burial mounds from the Migration Age that has been found in Sunnhordland.