Norwegian Mountains, Møre og Romsdal
Sætrefjellet, 877m (Setrefjellet)
Sætrefjellet is the lowest peak in the mountain range facing Velledalen and Lake Nysætervatnet. In addition to Sætrefjellet, this range consists of (a.o.) Urfjellet, Revsdalshornet, Blåtinden and Auskjeret. Sætrefjellet is probably the most visited of them all, with ski-lifts running all the way to the very top of the mountain. When the snow is gone and the lifts are no longer running, Sætrefjellet is still an easy walk.
Sætrefjellet (Norge 1:50,000: 877m, Ø.K.: -, UTM 32 V 382818 6914807) has a primary factor of 167m towards the higher parent Revsdashornet (1006m). The defining saddle is found between the two tops. Ref. Norge 1:50,000 (20m contours), the saddle is within the range 700-720m, interpolated to 710m.
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The trails described below are not necessarily the *easiest* trails to this mountain.
(all distances are approx. distances)
From Ålesund, follow highway E39 towards Bergen, and then highway RV60 (Stranda) to the Magerholm - Ørsneset ferry. This ferry runs quite often; every 20 minutes in the busy hours of the day. From Ørsneset, follow RV60 (Stranda) approx. 22,4Km and turn left towards "Fausa/Fjellsætra". Drive 2,2Km to the main parking by the ski-lifts.
Walk up along the ski-lifts. This is an easy walk, although steep higher up. There is no bush to fight, but the ground can be soft in places. At 750m, the upper ski-lift begins. You'll pass a barrack here. The ski-lift runs up to the summit. Follow it.
As a variation, back at the barrack at 750m, head down on the north side of the creek, and follow the winter skiing slope back down.
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