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Base Jumping at Preikestolen | by Jim Boud
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Base Jumping at Preikestolen

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Can you imagine taking a leap of of this massive cliff. Many people do....but not me! :)

 

I crawled out to the edge of this cliff, known as Preikestolen or Pulpit Rock, and looked down. I don't think there's any way I would have dared to base jump. This cliff is located on the fjord called Lysefjorden near Stavanger, Norway and is a massive 604 metres (1982 feet) above the fjord.

 

This is probably the coolest place I've ever been. Definitely worth the 2+ hour hike...and I was very fortunate to be there on such a clear day as it is often quite foggy up this high.

 

Canon EOS 450D Digital Rebel XSi

Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)

Aperture f/7.1

Focal Length 28 mm

 

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Taken on May 15, 2009