Folgefonna National Park
Start and stopping point
The parking lot by Padlane at Eik.
Leave highway 48 by the bridge that crosses the Eikelva river, towards Husnes. Follow the Eikevegen road 800 meters uphill to a small parking lot where the markings begin.
Information Board by the parking lot.
Signs and T Markings
A somewhat challenging hike, four boots according to the DNT system.
Difference in altitude
60 - 1014m AMSL
5 hours round trip
The terrain can be marshy in places. Please use appropriate footwear.
As an alternate way down, you may go towards Herøysundet or Husnes, see map.
Follow the markings from the parking lot, through farm yards, up the forest road and to the path. The beginning is steep, but the terrain gets lighter eventually through old pine forests and marshes. The path continues over solid rock. There is a magnificent view of Sunnhordland from the top.