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The Lysefjord from Kjerag
The Lysefjord from Kjerag

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 Søyland (Sp) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 139 780 km² 702 km² 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 (bokmål/riksmål) (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. ...


External links

  • Kjeragfossen at the World Waterfall Database

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Trip to Kjerag (1375 words)
I have been to Kjerag a number of times before and this time I went with my brother Jone.
At Kjerag you go up and down, up and down and then you climb to reach a plateau (as the profiles shows).
If you walk to Kjerag this early you have to be prepared to walk through some snow when you reach the plateau.
gard // Hiking to Kjerag (1225 words)
At Kjerag you go up and down, up and down and then you climb to reach a plateau (as the profiles shows).
When Jone and I started walking we walked more or less alone all the way into Kjerag and I guess the reason is that we were up bright and early and it was still pretty early in the tourist season.
If you walk to Kjerag this early you have to be prepared to walk through some snow when you reach the plateau.
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