|Mountain area : ||Åsane, Bergen|
|Fylke/Kommune : ||Hordaland/Bergen|
|Map : ||(Statens Kartverk, Norge 1:50 000)|
|Primary Factor: ||231m|
|Hiked : ||Sep 1999||
Hetlebakksåta seen from E39
In the "shadow" of the more known Åsane mountains - Veten and Høgstefjellet,
you will find Hetlebakksåta. Hiking this mountain/hill can best be described as
"a moderate walk". However, there are some good views up there.
Hetlebakksåta (M711: 334m, Ø.K: highest contour is 330m) has a
primary factor of 231m towards the higher Storsåta (435m)
The saddle is found on highway E16, W of Byrkjelandsnipa.
Ref. Økonomisk Kartverk (5m contours), you cross the 105m contours on the high route,
but not 100m. The saddle height has been interpolated to 103m.
Haukås Skole - Hetlebakksåta trail (summer)
|Difficulty : ||Easy|
|Risk : ||Low|
|Distance : |
|Time : ||1-1,5 hours to the top|
|Starting Elev.: ||Approx. 50-60m||
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Take highway E16 north fro Bergen. At the E39/E16 junction in Åsane,
take highway E39 north. Follow this road for 10 minutes, and exit right
towards Breistein (signed exit) just after a Shell gas station on the
right hand side of the road.
Follow the new road for approx. 300m, then exit right to Haukås
Skole (school). Pass a kindergarten on the left hand side, and find parking
on the school.
It's been a while since I did this hike, so details from the trail
have escaped me.
As the map might indicate, this mountain can be reached from many
sides, but due to the modest size, I would recommend the ridgewalk.
Walk up to the soccer field and find the trail on the rocks next to the
field. The trail is easy to follow all the way up.
The mountain is a long ridge, narrow at first and wide at the top.
Even in the trail can be hard to spot in winter, the direction is
The trail changes into more open area after the lake. On the final part
of the trail, you might see a trail coming down from your left. This is
a round-trip trail you can follow from the summit.
Pictures from various hikes:
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