There are two things in Rogaland that everyone that likes
to go for a walk and enjoys nature, really should visit when
they get the chance. The first one is the Pulpit Rock
(Prekestolen) and the second one is Månafossen. Fossen
We visited and climbed both these magnificent places
on one especially fine day in june, when daylight was almost
at its maximum, the temperature was lovely and there was
no wind. A near perfect day.
Prekestolen is a massive cliff 604 metres above Lysefjorden,
opposite the Kjerag plateau, in Forsand. The top of the cliff is
approximately 25 by 25 metres, almost flat, and is a famous
tourist attraction in Norway. The plateau is each year visited
by between 150.000 and 200.000 people who take the
3.8 km hike to Prekestolen, making it one of the most visited
natural tourist attractions in Norway. The walk to Prekestolen
is very steep in places. The path starts at the
at an elevation of approximately 270 metres above sea level,
to 604 metres.
The Månafossen waterfall, located at the bottom of the
Frafjord is fed by the river Mån. The total drop is 92 m.