World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Kvinnafossen

Kvinnafossen is a 120m roadside waterfall facing the vast Sognefjord (the longest fjord in the world) in the Leikanger Parish of Vestland County, Norway.

Svedalsfossen

Svedalsfossen is an obscure waterfall that we noticed while driving through Fjærland between Sogndal and the E39 by Skei in Vestland County, Norway.

Vikafossen

Vikafossen is another obscure waterfall dropping towards the northern head of the lake Jølstravatnet between Skei and Førde in Vestland County, Norway.

Huldrefossen

Huldrefossen is an 87m waterfall sitting behind an agricultural school in the Waterfall Country municipalities of Førde and Gaular in Vestland County, Norway.

Laukelandsfossen and Osfossen

Laukelandsfossen and Osfossen are a pair of waterfalls in the Waterfall Country area of the Sunnfjord Region in Gaular Munipality of Vestland, Norway.

Eikjelandsfossen, Fossestein, and the Other Waterfalls of Fossheimen

Eikjelandsfossen is a 15m waterfall that is the most powerful of the numerous waterfalls of the Fossestein and the Fossheimen paths in Sunnfjord, Norway.

Vettisfossen, Avdalsfossen, and the Utladalen Waterfalls

Vettisfossen is the tallest permanent and unregulated single-drop waterfall in Norway at 275m requiring a 12-13km return hike with 173m Avdalsfossen en route.

Hjellefossen

Hjellefossen is a 240m roadside waterfall on the Hjelledøla in the Utladal Valley, a valley that has the highest concentration of untamed waterfalls in Norway.

Asafossen (“Vassbakkfossen”), “Liingafossen”, and the Waterfalls of Skjolden and Fortunsdalen

Asafossen (Åsafossen) is a prominent waterfall upstream of the scenic town of Skjolden as part of the memoral Sognefjell Alpine Road in Vestland, Norway.

Mordolefossen

Mordolefossen (Mordølefossen) is a high an obscure waterfall noticeable across the Lustrafjord between Skjolden and Luster in Vestland County, Norway.

Feigefossen

Feigefossen is an unregulated waterfall by the Lustrafjord near Skjolden dropping 218m in a single leap making it the second tallest such waterfall in Norway.

Geisfossen, Ryefossen, and the Jostedalen Waterfalls

Geisfossen is a series of four segmented side-by-side waterfalls in the Jostedal Valley. It is one of several waterfalls in the valley, including Ryefossen.

“Nearly Without A Place To Stay” (South Central Norway – June 27, 2005 to July 1, 2005)

Just then, a police car with a pair of officers pulled up from behind us and had its high beams flashed onto us. Clearly, they must’ve thought we were up to no good…

Siseljafossen

Siseljafossen was a waterfall that tested my determination for visiting it. What I remembered most about this excursion (besides heavy rain during my visit) was how obscure and tricky it was…

Tvindefossen

Tvindefossen is a convenient and popular 152m waterfall that sees lots of tour bus traffic. It’s just north of Voss along the E16 in Vestland County, Norway.

Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen

Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen are large 126m and 142m waterfalls, respectively, flanking the serpentine road Stalheimskleiva in Vestland County, Norway.

Kjelfossen

Kjelfossen is a 755m waterfall tumbling into the Nærøydal Valley making it one of the tallest waterfalls in Norway. It sits near both Gudvangen and Flåm.

Kjosfossen, Rjoandefossen, and the Flam Railway Waterfalls

Kjosfossen is a 93m hourglass-shaped waterfall that is the main highlight of the Flam Railway (Flåmsbana) experience, which featured many other waterfalls.

Stodnafossen

Stodnafossen (Stødnafossen) is an 88m waterfall nestled behind a residential area in the town of Lærdal. We only got roadside views and didn’t hike to it.

Rjukandefossen

Rjukandefossen is a powerful double-waterfall where the raging Mørkedøla dropped 18m throwing up a lot of its namesake ‘smoke’ in the Hemsedal Valley.