/ Setesdal- where to stay?
Last year's conditions were a bit poor over the period we were out there (new year - hopefully Feb will be better for you) so we spent quite a lot of our time further afield - climbs were better formed out on the Dalen road (Highway 45) so we drove that quite a bit; it was more exciting driving than the main valley road but, again, fine as long as you're sensible. Once or twice we felt it wise to dig out the snow from a layby before parking up.
In fact the only problem we had was getting back late one night to find the road up to the hytte park at Brokke was in a bad state and we managed to slightly damage the underside of the hire car, which was an expensive mistake. The road seems to be fairly regularly ploughed, so I think we were just unlucky.
The Brokke hyttes are lovely, by the way - thoroughly recommend them. Much more info, including recent road conditions reports, at the website: http://www.climb-setesdal.com/
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