Preikestolen

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Preikestolen

  1. 1. Translated from the original Italian by Cassius Carter
  2. 2. Near Stavanger in Norway there is a mysterious rock that rises600 meters above the fjord Lysefjorden and to get there isnot a climbers dream!The Preikestolen (literally “Rock Pulpit” is perhaps the mostfamous attraction in Stravanger. Once youve arrived at theparking lot at an elevation of about 270 meters, youre at thebeginning of the trail that leads to the summit of the rockterrace from which in a little less than two hours and another600 meters you will get to the peak of the fjord.To say that youll enjoy a breath taking view is a no brainer!However be sure you are properly equipped to go on eventhough the trail is well tracked, good trekking shoes arestrongly advised.You have to be in good physical condition!
  3. 3. The map that shows the route and the altitude of Preikestolen shown onthe marker.
  4. 4. Beginning of the climb
  5. 5. Wooden path to get over the sodden surface
  6. 6. The trail goes on
  7. 7. From here on the climb gets hard
  8. 8. You have to climb up stretches full of rocks
  9. 9. Here you stop to rest a little and take pix
  10. 10. A little refreshment from the trickling stream
  11. 11. A little moredangerousgoing crossinga suspendedbridge
  12. 12. Almost there
  13. 13. And here we are finally!
  14. 14. From here the pictures dont need any commentary. But if yousuffer from vertigo I would advise you not to look down!
  15. 15. Grandpa not affected!
  16. 16. The big fissure that splits the rock down to the sea
  17. 17. In the vicinity of Preikestolenthere are so many beautiful places worth seeing but one stands out above all the others and it is “THE MORTISED BOULDER”

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