Facts about the race
- Date: June 25, 2022
- Distance: 10.4 km
- Highest point: 829 m.a.s.l
- Surface: 4,444 stairs (world's longest wooden staircase) - further on a dirt road, terrain and path
The race starts at Flørli quay at 1200. further up the world's longest wooden staircase with 4,444 steps. The staircase is 1,470 meters long and has a rise of 741 metres.
There will be no-passing zones in some parts of the stairs. signs will be put up where this applies. He who is overtaken MUST give way,
Along the stairs are the pipe streets that were previously used for power generation.
On the way up, several rest areas can be good for tight calf muscles and rapid breathing.
Next to the stairs there is a wire and wooden railings that you can use to secure yourself.
The stairs are up to 50 degrees steep; below you, some places will be 4-5 metres.
They are numbered wooden signs for every 500 steps.
You then follow the gravel road towards Stora Flørvatnet (3km.), here is the highest point of the race at approx. 829 m.a.s.l.
At Stora Flørvatnet the road splits and you turn right and follow the gravel road down towards Flørli. After about 1 km you turn off the dirt road and follow the tourist trail.
The path continues alternately on mountains, rocks, and forest and bogs down towards Flørlistølen with a fantastic view down towards the fjord.
From Flørlistølen, it goes down steeply towards Flørli kai with the finish at the pier.
The race will be well-marked with pennants and barrier tape.
Welcome to the Flørli Stairs Up!