‘Svolværgeita‘ er en fjellformasjon som rager 150 meter og med to karakteristiske ‘horn’ som underbygger navnet.  Enkelte kaller også denne formasjonen ‘Mannen og kjerringa’, idet man fra denne vinkelen kan se en mann med høyre arm beskyttende rundt sin kone.

Svolværgeita er et landemerke i Svolvær! Hit arrangeres det guidede klatre-turer til toppen hvor man kan ta et ‘selfie’ med byen og havet som bakgrunn!
Og – hvis man er passe ‘tøff i trynet’, så kan man hoppe fra det ene ‘hornet’ til det andre! Som sagt, formasjonen er 150 meter høy, hvert horn ca 20 meter og – din ‘landingsplass’ er på ca 2 kvadratmeter. Vel bekomme!

Dette blir jo nesten litt symbolsk når man ser rett ned på byens kirkegård – 300 meter under seg?! Men utvilsomt et minne for livet!
Forøvrig finnes det en full reportasje fra Svolvær her!

The ‘Svolvaergeita’ (Trans: ‘The Svolvaer Goat’ is a mountain formation standing 495 ft
high and with 2 carachteristic ‘horns’, each about 65 ft (explaining the name). Among some the formation is also titled ‘The man and his wife’, as you may (from this angle) see a man with his right arm protectively around his wifes shoulder.

The ‘Svolvaer Goat‘ is a landmark of the city of Svolvaer! Here you may take a guided climbing tour to the top and use this opportunity to tak a ‘selfie’ with the city and the ocean as a back drop.
And if you’re really a tough guy, you may prove it by jumping from one horn to the other!
As we’ve said: Each horn is 65 ft, the pillar itself measures 495 ft and you landing area
Is something lik 2 sq.meters. You’re welcome!

This becomes kind of symbolic looking straight down onto the city cemetary nearly a 1000 feet below?!  But it will be a lifetime memory!
And – if you’re curious about the city of Svolvaer, you’ll find a full photo report here.
(Compliments of SRB)

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4 Responses to Svolværs-geita

  1. Very cool photo, but I won’t be making that jump without a net! I don’t want to end up in the cemetery below.

  2. vickgoodwin says:

    What a beautiful picture!

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