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Race up the the world's longest wooden stairs  - 4,444 steps!


Race up the world's longest wooden stairs, from the fjord to the mountain and down again.

The world's longest wooden stairs  - 4,444 steps! 

The race starts at Flørli pier at 12.00. Then continue up the “world’s longest wooden staircase” with 4444 steps. The staircase is 1470 meters tall and has an increase of 741 meters. Along the stairs, the pipes used for power generation were previously located. On the way up there are several rest areas that can benefit from tight leg muscles and quick breath. Next to the stairs there are waier and wooden railings that you can conncet to.

The staircase is up to 50 degrees steep and under you the individual seats will be 4-5 meters. They are numbered wood sign for every 500 steps. At the top of the staircase there will be a drink / food station and a split time, while you can enjoying the spectacular view over Flørlibygda far down there and see Lysefjorden in panorama view.

Further you follow the gravel road towards Stora Flørvatnet (3km.), Here is the highest point of the race at about 829 m.o.h. At Stora Flørvatnet, the road divides and you turn right and follow the gravel road towards Flørli. After about 1km, run off the gravel road and follow the tourist trail. The path goes alternately on mountain, rock, forest and marsh down towards the Flørlistølen with a fantastic view down to the fjord. From Flørlistølen it goes steeply down towards Flørli kai with the finish mark on the pier. The race will be well marked with pennants and lashes marked with Lysefjord Running. The race will have an split time on the top of the Flørlitrappers after about 1.5km.

  • Last Updated: 04/27/2018
  • Source: Region Stavanger

Sat, June 23, 2018

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Race up the the world's longest wooden stairs  - 4,444 steps!
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