Monshola i Skåren

Skaren-Monsen Cave -

Useful Information

Location: 6 km northeast of Brønnøysund, near Skåren. Steep climb up to the cave entrance approx. 30 minutes.
Open: No restrictions.
During the spring melt closed because of dangerous avalanches.
Fee: free.
Classification: Speleologysea cave ArchaeologyPainted Cave
Light: bring torch
Dimension: L=120m
Guided tours: By arrangement.
Photography: Allowed
Accessibility: No
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The Skaren-Monsen caves has 4,000 to 5,000 years old cave paintings on the east wall at the end of the cave. The paintings show five animal figures, painted using hematite, a red colour consisting mainly of iron oxide.