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Kjerag

Lysebotn
4110 Forsand

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Kjerag

Difficulty

Grading

  • challenging
Length

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9,8
Ascent

ferger

460
Time

Facilities

Duration

  • 5 hours - return trip
Terrain
Type

Hiking

Marking?Trips marked with the national standard are marked in green (easy), blue (medium), red (demanding) and black (expert). DNT (The Norwegian Trekking Association) marked routes are marked with red T's, painted on cairns and stones. Local associations and sports clubs may have marked hiking trails in other ways. There are many different varieties. Ask at the tourist information office if you are unsure of the markings in the area you are visiting.

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Ground

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • major pathway

Practical

General facilities

  • Practical information - Equipment: Clothing: Preferably wool closest to body, then fleece and then windproof jacket. Bring rainproof clothing, hat, gloves and spare change. It is important to have sturdy footwear - use hiking/mountain boots. Pack enough food and drink adapted to length of your hike. First aid kit. Bring your phone, but remember that you might not have reception at all times
  • Warning - Be prepared for all types of weather in the mountains, even in summer. This is why you must bring clothing and equipment apt for sunny and nice weather, but also account for snow, rain and heavy wind. The weather can change rapidly. See www.yr.no for weather forecast. NB! Do not hike to Kjerag in the winter! Main season is June to September. Always hike with a nature guide off season.

Route Guides

Map

Public Transport Directions

If you have your own car, you can either take the ferry or drive through Sirdal to Lysebotn (closed road during winter from around October to May/June, contact Statens vegvesen, phone 175). Parking: There is a parking with a fee at Øygardstøl.
During summer you can get to Kjerag by taking the tourist car ferry (The Fjords) to Lysebotn and then go by car or taxi further up to Øygardstøl, the starting point of the trip. During the summer time, Go Fjords offers express bus service from Stavanger to Øygardstøl, the starting point of the hike.

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 9,8

Duration

  • 5 hours - return trip

Grading

  • challenging
  • marked trails with colour grading

Nature and terrain

  • fjord
  • major pathway
  • total ascent - 460

Participants must bring

  • backpack
  • clothes
  • headlamp
  • mountain shoes
  • warm clothing
  • water bottle
  • waterproof clothing
  • windproof clothing

Season

  • august
  • july
  • june
  • september

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  • Safety tips Kjerag hike
  • Essential Tips for Hiking in the Mountains

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