Vandring i Kjølaåne Hiking

  • På Gamlestølberget i Kjølaåne naturreservat. Utsyn vest-sydvestover

    På Gamlestølberget i Kjølaåne naturreservat. Utsyn vest-sydvestover Photo: Thor Østbye

  • Kjølaåne naturreservat, en km nor for Yddin-vatnet. Skaget i bakgrunnen

    Kjølaåne naturreservat, en km nor for Yddin-vatnet. Skaget i bakgrunnen Photo: Thor Østbye

  • Myrgulvinge (Colias palaeno)

    Myrgulvinge (Colias palaeno) Photo: Thor Østbye

  • Finnmarkstarr (Carex laxa)

    Finnmarkstarr (Carex laxa) Photo: Thor Østbye

  • Myrhauk

    Myrhauk Photo: Thor Østbye

Essential info

  • Destination: Langsua
  • Season: June–November
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 8.1 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 180 meters
  • Duration: 5–7 hours

About Vandring i Kjølaåne

From Yddin (854 m) the terrain slightly exceeds toward northeast. The landscape characterized by open, large marshes that are separated by small birch hills. The rivers Kjølaåne and Etne winds through the
 landscape. From Sygnestølen you can go hiking in the marshy landscape and end up at the viewpoint Gamlestøl Mountain. Here you have great views over the conservation area and bird life on the marshes. Kjølaåne is easy accessible from Heggenes in Øystre Slidre toward Storeskag (remember to bring cash to the tollroad). Bring waterproof footwear and binoculars! Remember you are a guest in a natural area where attention to vulnerable wildlife is required.

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