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"Fureasfossen" is an informal name for this waterfall that I borrowed from Olaf Helwig. I'm actually a bit confused about what the real name of this waterfall is because it doesn't seem to show up on Norgesglasset and none of the signage seems to point to anything definitive. So based on my research, I learned that apparently the waterfall belongs to the Åselvi watercourse so conceivable this waterfall should be named Åselvifossen.

Anyways, this waterfall tumbles an estimated 150m right in front of a charming camping and cafe place called Vassbakken ("the watery hill"). While I didn't find its flow overwhelming and I reckon it probably doesn't last through the Summer, I did find it notable especially since I was able to see it together with a thinner waterfall as a scenic backdrop to the headwaters of the Luster Fjord (Lustrafjorden) near Skjolden.

Directions: From Skjolden (pronounced "SHOLD-en"), head east on Rv55 for a few minutes to a turnoff on the left next to Eid Lake where there’s also camping. From here, you can get a view across the lake towards the Åselvi Falls. However, you get a more direct view further east on Rv55 directly in front of the camping and cafe area known as Vassbakken some 3km from Skjolden.

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Direct view of FureasfossenDirect view of the falls from Vassbakken

Looking at the tandem of the informally named waterfalls Fureasfossen and LingafossenLooking at the tandem of the informally named waterfalls

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