Kjerag or Kiragg is a Norwegian mountain, located in Lysefjorden, in Forsand municipality, Rogaland. It is 1110 m over sea level, with a wall falling 1000 m right down into the sea. There is also a small, 715 m tall waterfall. The fjord Lysefjorden as seen from Kjerag Photo by: Ove Hetland Taken from: http://www. ... The fjord Lysefjorden as seen from Kjerag Photo by: Ove Hetland Taken from: http://www. ... The Lysefjord from Kjerag The Lysefjord from Lysebotn Lysefjord (or Lysefjorden, the suffix -en is a form of the definite article in the Norwegian language) is a fjord located in Ryfylke in south-western Norway. ... County Rogaland Landscape Ryfylke Municipality NO-1129 Administrative centre Forsand Mayor (2003) Ingeborg SÃ¸yland (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area - Total - Land - Percentage Ranked 139 780 kmÂ² 702 kmÂ² 0. ... Rogaland is a county in Norway, bordering Hordaland, Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder. ...
Kjerag has become a quite popular hiking destination in the last few years. Some go there because Preikestolen has become too crowded, some people go to jump onto Kjeragbolten and quite a lot of BASE jumpers from all over the world go there to dive off the high cliffs. Kjerag is also a popular climbing destination, with many difficult routes going up its steep faces. The hike form the parkinglot to the top is quite rough and takes approximately 2 hours each way. Beautiful natural scenes are common hiking destinations Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. ... Prekestolen Prekestolen Preikestolen (nynorsk) or Prekestolen (bokmÃ¥l/riksmÃ¥l) (aka Preachers Pulpit or Pulpit Rock) is a massive cliff 604 metres above Lysefjorden in Forsand, Norway. ... BASE jumping is the sport of using a parachute to jump from fixed objects. ... Cliffs on the banks of the River Severn, near Bristol, England In geography, a cliff is a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure. ... Climbers on Valkyrie at the Roaches. ...
Kjeragfossen at the World Waterfall Database
Categories: Mountains of Norway | Cliffs of Norway | Geography of Rogaland
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