To be able to walk in untouched nature on hour-long walks, to sweat and fight your way up, to feel that your body and soul benefit from it — that is one of the best things about using nature in this way. It is healthy — good for both body and soul!

All photos © Øivind H. Solheim

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Rossnos, 1407 masl, is the highest mountain peak we can see from the street down in Odda

When we walk down here in the streets of Odda, he looks distant and impregnable, Rossnos. But he’s always there, maybe waiting for you. And a few times it may happen that you take on the challenge and go the long, steep and muscle-demanding trip up to the top, to the cairn on Rossnos, 1407 masl.

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First stage

Going up from Odda to Rossnos takes — at my pace — about 3.5 hours, while the descent takes one hour less. …


To be able to walk in untouched nature on hour-long walks, to sweat and fight your way up, to feel that your body and soul benefit from it — that is one of the best things about using nature in this way. It is healthy — good for both body and soul!

All photos © Øivind H. Solheim

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Rossnos, 1407 masl, is the highest mountain peak we can see from the street down in Odda

When we walk down here in the streets of Odda, he looks distant and impregnable, Rossnos. But he’s always there, maybe waiting for you. And a few times it may happen that you take on the challenge and go the long, steep and muscle-demanding trip up to the top, to the cairn on Rossnos, 1407 masl.

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First stage

Going up from Odda to Rossnos takes — at my pace — about 3.5 hours, while the descent takes one hour less. …


Inntrykk frå Rossnos-tur 19. september 2020.

Alle foto © Øivind H. Solheim

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Rossnos, 1407 moh, er den høgaste fjelltoppen vi kan sjå frå gata nede i Odda

Når vi går her nede i gatene i Odda ser han fjern og uinntakeleg ut, Rossnos. Men han står der alltid, ventar kanskje på deg. Og nokre få gonger kan det henda at du tar fatt i utfordringa og går den lange, bratte og muskelkrevande turen opp til toppen, til varden på Rossnos, 1407 moh.

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Første etappe

Å gå opp frå Odda til Rossnos tar — i mitt tempo — om lag 3,5 timar, mens nedturen tar ein time mindre. …

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Øivind H. Solheim

Co-founder and co-owner of Blue Insights. Writes novels and poetry, articles, essays. Online courses, fiksjon@gmail.com. (amazon.com/author/oivindsolheim)

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