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Trøndelag Røyrvik

Hiking: Prekstolsteien / The Pulpit Stone

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Overview

: Hiking to Prekstolsteinen takes you through beautiful terrain. The hike is 7,6 km one way and has approx. 220 meters of elevation. Prekstolsteinen is a large round rock in the Steinfjellet/Stoerrebaertie mountain range, located close to the old Steinfjellvei road between Namsskogan and Røyrvik. According to local history the priest Thomas von Westen preached Christianity to the Sámi people at Prekstolsteinen around year 1730. The rock is considered a local Sámi heritage site.

Directions: From E6 take the Fv 773 road towards Røyrvik and park in the parking area between Gjersvik and Bjørkvatnet. Follow signs towards Prekstolsteinen.

Sleep, eat, see and do:
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Røyrvik Gjestegård (www.limingen.no), Visit Børgefjell (visitborgefjell.com), Tundra Tours (tundratours.no).

Download and print trail description: Prekstolsteinen.


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Facts

Effort Level
Challenging
Duration
5 hours
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