Gullingen in Suldal, Ryfylke is a diverse and typical part of this mountain region, with hills and peaks, distinguished by old-fashioned and modern farming. Pasture-land for farm animals. Black grouse and grouse in the area. Birch forests with a rich vegetation and loads of blueberries. Excellent fishing waters.
The hike around Skuteheia is a nice and easy hike in hilly terrain. Starting point/parking lot by the road exit to Blåsjø. In the beginning, you follow a gravel road and pass Håvestølen on the way to Stavastølen. Then the track parts at Stavastølen. You continue through the Stavastøldalen, up to Skuteheia, further down to Svartavatnet and cross Stordalsheia. You unite with the "støls" tour at Håvestølen. The hike goes through high mountain terrain with good swimming and fishing possibilities (remember a fishing license).
Season: mai - september
14 km, 4–5 hours, easy hike.