Haddalshornet from Indre Haddal


Estimated net time 2-2½ hours
Difficulty No difficulties.
Drinking water Several sources of running water up to approximately 450 metres.
GSM coverage Coverage throughout the route (September 2012).
Parking Room for one car at trail head, and potentially more if you ask for permission.
Start height 65 metres
Vertical metres 600 metres for the roundtrip.
Trip distance 5.4 km
GPS-file X


Route photo

  Haddalshornet trail head at Indre Haddal.


Assume your starting point is the Ålesund area. Drive road 61 south and west to Sulesund and take the ferry across to Hareid. Start measuring at the Hareid ferry port:
- Continue on road 61, and at 10.7 km leave the round about south of Ulsteinvik at the second exit, continuing on road 61 towards Måløy.

- At 16.1 km pass the Måløy (road 61) exit and continue straight ahead on road 653.

- At 17.4 km turn left where signed for "Haddal". Turn left immediately after leaving road 653 and then drive through the sharp right curve.

- At 17.9 km continue straight ahead where a road goes left towards Ringstaddalen.

- At 18.3 km turn left and go uphill 50 metres before the road turns right.

- At 18.6 km, at the end of the road, find parking without blocking the possibility for other cars to turn around.

From the end of the road walk uphill (east) 100 metres and through the gate. Fork left 20 metres after the gate and continue east and south-east on this path. The path runs on the left (north) side of a stream and will take you up to 510 metres. From here the path turns left (north) and you should head right (south-west) towards the south-east slopes of Haddalshornet. You will see another path 90 metres south-west of where you turn right, and this path can be followed all the way to the summit. Make sure you turn a little right when you get to 580 metres and the path gets vague, and follow the ridge to the big cairn at the summit.

Descend by reversing your ascent route.



06. September 2012

I had attended several meetings in Ulsteinvik this Thursday, and despite windy and wet conditions I decided to hike Haddalshornet before going home. The conditions improved during the hike, and the evening ended up as a fairly nice outing to a top with a nice route and fine views.

Photos 06.09.2012