Beautiful hike to Melen and Stemshesten
Stemshesten are a mountain jutting out toward the sea, providing a wonderful l outlook towards Hustadvika, the Atlantic ocean and the coastal landscape from Sunnmøre in west and Smøla in Nordmøre in the north. There are two paths to Stemshesten (667 m.a.s.l. ), one is from Rødal on Farstad and takes about 1.5 hours along a the steep path. The second path is from Skotten. Follow a mountain road ending on a parking area, and then a 1 hour walk to the top.
Other mountains around Stemshesten: Sjurvarden (532 m.a.s.l.), Skotheimsvarden (548 m.a.s.l.) and Melen (769 m.a.s.l. )
Maps : 1320 IV Eide and 1220 I Hustad .