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Kjerag and Nesatind above Lysefjord

The famous Kjerag boulder (Kjeragbolten) sits wedged between two cliff faces with a 1000m vertical drop down to the fjord below - making it popular with base jumpers. Kjerag itself is the plateau on the top with a magnificent view over the impressive Lysefjord. If you are brave (and don't have a trace of vertigo) it is possible to step onto the boulder.
Enjoy vertigo views? Try Pulpit Rock or Skomakarnibbå too!
Accommodation is limited in the mountains, but there are many hotels in Sandnes and Stavanger.

1000m vertical drop - view down Lysefjord from Nesatind
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kjeragbolten - the wedged stone that some people stand on This is a difficult 5 hour hike with 3 steep climbs to get there. Once on the plateau the walk becomes easier.
Make sure you take the "diversion" to Nesatind, which has better views and is just as scary as Kjeragbolten, which you get to by clambering down a stream bed.
As an alternative to the long drive back through Sirdal, take the car ferry through Lysefjord to Stavanger in the afternoon. Check times. It is advisable to book in advance.
Map reference:
Rogaland Fylkeskart: (Scale 1:200,000) Grid ref: 3652 65474
By car:
From the E39, take RV45 to Sinnes and Sirdal. Turn left in Sinnes towards Suleskard. Just before Suleskard, turn left onto the Lysebotn road.
Parking:

At Øygardsstølen, at the top of the hairpins down to Lysebotn. take the tour bus around 16 pages that give you a flavour of the area - next stop Pulpit Rock
Distance from Stavanger: 150 km

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at Nesatind - better view and just as scary as Kjeragbolten - the tiny boat below is a ferry for 50 cars!
the climb out of Litledalen Travel time from Stavanger:
2.5 hours by car
Duration of the visit:
Full day
Facilities:
Carpark
Cafe and toilets at start of walk
Kids verdict:
Not suitable for young children
See also:
Pulpit rock
Månafossen waterfall
Gloppedal glacial moraine
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it can be icy, so use the chains
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