Pulpit Rock, Forsand Municipality

4.7
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Hike to Pulpit Rock for expansive views of Lysefjord from atop this 10,000-year-old natural rock formation. The relatively mild 4 km (2.5 mi) climb can last one to three hours depending on your fitness and hiking experience, and will take you 604 m (1,981 ft) above sea level. Bring your camera to capture some of the great views. Be sure to check the weather forecast in advance, as rain or fog could obscure the sea. Keep in mind that it is not recommended to hike this trail when there is still snow on the ground. Put Pulpit Rock on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Forsand Municipality travel planner.
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  • Glad we did the hike to the preikestolen in wintertime. No tourist around, whole route we met just 23 hikers, including a class of 10 children around 6-7 years old. The hike is more or less a stone...  more »
  • This was the first "real" hike I've ever done and it was absolutely breathtaking. Get up early so you're there before the crowds. You won't regret it!  more »
  • The walk is at times quite steep and is unsuitable for those with mobility or fitness problems. It took me (a relatively healthy 62 year old) two hours up and half an hour less down. In good weather.....  more »
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  • Very beautiful place. I hiked the Pulpit Rock during the winter (late November) and it was stunning! You can do the hike 1,5-2 hours before the sunset and watch this from the viewing spot. Amazing!
  • Deadly hiking experience. You need to be little careful while hiking this. Few places are steep to hike. But the hike is worth for the amazing views of the fjords from the mountain. Breathtaking views.
  • Definitely one of Norway's greatest natural attractions. A fantastic view with a 600m height if I remember correctly...
  • Good hiking place but don't recommend to go there in the winter, because of the icy+slippery surfaces I almost fell down and hit my head Whole hike can take around 3-5 hours, depending on your physical level Excellent view from the top!!
  • Amazing Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine." "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." "Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley." "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." Norway 🇳🇴 its really beautiful place.
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