Norwegian Mountains

Hordaland Mountains: FUSA
Fusa kommune is located central in Hordaland and borders to Os, Samnanger, Kvam, Kvinnherad and Tysnes kommuner. A vast part of the kommune borders to fjords - 137Km in total. Eikelandsosen is the kommune centre. For the Fusa mountains, you need 4 M711 series maps; Norheimsund, Fusa, Samnanger and Varaldsøyna.

Fusa mountains can logically be divided into two mountain regions - north and south of hwy 48. The north region holds the highest peaks and is part of the large massif that stretches into Kvamskogen. The southern region, including Fusahalvøya (Fusa peninsula) consists of smaller peaks and a large number of forest hills. 

Tveitakvitingen (1299m), located in the northern region,  is the highest mountain in Fusa, sharing border with Samnanger and Kvam kommuner. Våganipen (819m) is the highest mountain in the southern region. Both these mountains are famous for their views. Fusa only has 3 (independent) mountains above 1000m, but as there are no higher mountains for many miles around, any of these mountains will give you splendid views. On the easiest trails or routes, no mountains can be said to be difficult. Many good trails and forest paths are available to the public, and many more exciting routes are available to those who likes to walk outside the beaten track.

Map of Hordaland. Copyright Hordaland Fylkeskommune.
Map design by Geir Ketil Lien

The Mountains

General information:
Below is the list of independent mountains, sorted by various categories. Names and heights originate from Statens Kartverk (M711)/Norgesglasset (20m contours) or Økonomisk Kartverk (part of Norgesglasset, 5m contours). The height from Ø.K. override the M711 heights. A number of mountains may have a point higher than the M711 trig. point marked on the maps. Note also that if the high point of a mountain lies within another kommune, the mountain is listed under that specific kommune. If a mountain high point is shared by two kommuner, the mountain is listed under both kommuner. The asterix (*) means that the high point is (exactly) found on a kommune border.

Independent Mountains (elevation >= 300m, primary factor >= 100m) 

Rank Name Height PF Map
1. Tveitakvitingen * 1299m 856m 1215-I Norheimsund
2. Gavlen 1250m 312m 1215-I Norheimsund
3. Raudaberget 1242m 112m 1215-I Norheimsund
4. Ottanosi 976m 343m 1215-IV Samnanger
5. Burlifjellet * 855m 147m 1215-IV Samnanger
6. Fossabotnsnakkane 853m 150m 1215-IV Samnanger
7. Våkefjellet 826m 213m 1215-I Norheimsund
8. Skorafjellet 821m 103m 1215-IV Samnanger
9. Våganipen 819m 716m 1215-III Fusa
10. Daurmålsegga * 807m 429m 1215-II Varaldsøyna
11. Grytefjellet 805m 247m 1215-IV Samnanger
12. Lukefjellet 767m 154m 1215-II Varaldsøyna
13. Fusafjellet / Storehorga 665m 579m 1215-III Fusa
14. Rødsfjell 591m 348m 1215-III Fusa
15. Heilhillerhornet 558m 105m 1215-IV Samnanger
16. Haugafjellet 541m 268m 1215-III Fusa
17. Bergsfjellet 521m 238m 1215-III Fusa
18. Revurdfjellet 519m 341m 1215-III Fusa
19. Aksla 514m 106m 1215-III Fusa
20. Senafjellet 479m 101m 1215-III Fusa
21. Bogafjellet 444m 145m 1215-III Fusa
22. Steinen 439m 181m 1215-III Fusa
23. Håvikamulen 429m 256m 1215-III Fusa
24. Tirsåsen 429m 101m 1215-IV Samnanger
25. Øygardsåsen 396m 118m 1215-III Fusa
26. Storåsen 395m 217m 1215-III Fusa
27. Beljaråsen 395m 102m 1215-IV Samnanger
28. Nesbjørhovda 342m 279m 1215-III Fusa

The above mountains sorted by area:

1. North of RV48 2. Fusahalvøya (south of RV48,
north of RV549
Tveitakvitingen, 1299m Fusafjellet, 665m
Gavlen, 1250m Rødsfjell, 591m
Raudaberget, 1242m Haugafjellet, 541m
Ottanosi, 976m Bergsfjellet, 521m
Burlifjellet, 855m Bogafjellet, 444m
Fossabotnsnakkane, 853m Håvikamulen, 429m
Våkefjellet, 826m Storåsen, 395m
Skorafjellet, 821m
Daurmålsegga, 807m 3. South of RV48, south of RV549
Grytefjellet, 805m
Heilhillerhornet, 558m Våganipen, 819m
Tirsåsen, 429m Lukefjellet, 767m
Beljaråsen, 395m Revurdfjellet, 519m
Aksla, 514m
Senafjellet, 479m
Steinen, 439m
Øygardsåsen, 396m
  Nesbjørhovda, 342m

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High Tops (elevation >= 300m, primary factor >= 90m)  

Sorted by primary factor

Rank Name Height PF Map
1. Helleknappen/
738 95m 1215-III Fusa
2. N. Langenuen 526 93m 1215-III Fusa

Low Tops (elevation < 300m, primary factor >= 100m)  


Other Tops (not covered by pages above)  

Rank Name Height PF Map
Gjønakvitingen 1218m 30m 1215-I Norheimsund

The 5 highest based on primary factor

Rank Name PF Height
1. Tveitakvitingen 856m 1299m
2. Våganipen 716m 819m
3. Fusafjellet / Storehorga 579m 665m
4. Daurmålsegga 429m 807m
5. Rødsfjell 348m 591m


Fusa kommune has only 3 independent mountains above 1000m, and besides the Kvamskogen-Fusa mountains, there are no other high mountain regions in Fusa. A number of mountains have a fairly good primary factor - above average for Hordaland, which suggests that Fusa could be quite hilly. Even if there are only two (three as defined by roads) logical mountain regions (north and south), you will find quite a number of high hills with a significant drop inbetween. The Fusahalvøya mountains are good examples; In a row you will find Fusafjellet, Bergsfjellet, Håvikamulen, Haugafjellet and Rødsfjell. If you plan to walk across these mountains, prepare for noticeable changes in elevation. In comparision, the high ridge from Holmane to Hålandsdalen is much more level, and the well known points Loftet, Gjønakvitingen and Kvitingsnibba do not even make it on the list of independent mountains. 


Following the Fusa border, a few notes are in place. The mountain Horga's (637m) high point belongs (without doubts) to Kvam herad and is not listed on the Fusa page. Lukefjellet (767m) is not marked as * (kommune border), as Økonomisk Kartverk shows that the Fusa/Kvam border runs a few meters east of the high point. 

The other mountains and named points - Tveitakvitingen, Burlifjellet, Daurmålsegga, Kråkenosi and Tåkenuten seem to divide two (or more) kommuner at the very high point.


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