Room at the top....

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Room at the top....

  1. 2. Near Stavanger in Norway there is a mysterious rock that rises 600 meters above the fjord Lysefjorden and to get there is not a climber's dream! The Preikestolen (literally “Rock Pulpit” is perhaps the most famous attraction in Stravanger. Once you've arrived at the parking lot at an elevation of about 270 meters, you're at the beginning of the trail that leads to the summit of the rock terrace from which in a little less than two hours and another 600 meters you will get to the peak of the fjord.
  2. 3. The map that shows the route and the altitude of Preikestolen shown on the marker.
  3. 4. Beginning of the climb
  4. 5. Wooden path to get over the sodden surface
  5. 6. The trail goes on
  6. 7. From here on the climb gets hard
  7. 8. You have to climb up stretches full of rocks
  8. 9. Here you stop to rest a little and take pix
  9. 10. A little refreshment from the trickling stream A little refreshment from the trickling stream
  10. 11. A little more dangerous going crossing a suspended bridge
  11. 12. Almost there
  12. 13. And here we are finally!
  13. 14. From here the pictures don't need any commentary.
  14. 26. In the vicinity of Preikestolen there 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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