March 31, 2019
Buy pansies in a nursery-garden outside Ljungbyhed.
In Riseberga, we drive north towards Perstorp.
Passes Bandsjön and past a dirt road.
Shortly after, a sign with information about Räfshalen and Juskushall.
There is no parking, but the roadside is wide enough to park on.
A dirt road goes into the forest.
Grubbed up by wild boar.
Through forest with traces of peat quarry.
Coming to Räfshalen, a pasture surrounded by forest.
We go left and follow the path along the fence towards Räfshalen.
Juskushall stands up. On small footpaths over a stream.
Juskushall is a volcanic rest,
the volcano was probably active 140-190 million years ago.
Nowadays, a wooded hill.
Takes the path up towards the top.
In the beginning steps, at the end
it becomes steeper and a rope is available as an aid.
Before the peak, a clear rock with basalt columns is visible.
The top is a plateau, in several places you can see basalt columns.
The penta-hexagonal pillars are clearly visible,
especially on a cliff called the pulpit.
It sounds like someone is working in the forest below.
On one side is a view of a wetland.
Penta-hexagonal patterns are also visible on the rock with the view.
Have lunch with basalt columns as chairs.
The path up/down is a bit slippery and steep.
Looking for another way down.
Ends up at a cliff with pillars.
We walk down a smaller steep slope with a fallen tree trunk as a railing.
Continues the path towards Ruveröd's mill.
What we thought was forestry is a metal roof that
strikes in the wind on a hunting tower that has fallen.
On footbridge over wetland.
An ant hill has started with spring activity.
A stick lies on the stack and holes are seen in the stack.
Someone has moving around in the ant hill?
The path ends in a large open space by a gravel road.
Goes gravel road over the stream Ybbarpsån.
Just after the bridge over the Ybbarpsån is the road into the mill.
It was built in 1837 and was in operation until 1930. A nice place.
Returning. On the way back a short visit to Räfshalen.
Nice pasture with a large spruce,
a well and remains of a house ground.
May be worth a visit later when spring and flowers come.