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Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley

Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norway Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norway Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Lars Rikard Morstøl Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Åndalsnes Reiselivslag Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Åndalsnes Reiselivslag Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Øyvind Heen Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Lars Henningsson Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Stein Lindseth Olsen
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norway
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norway
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Lars Rikard Morstøl
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Åndalsnes Reiselivslag
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Åndalsnes Reiselivslag
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Øyvind Heen
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Lars Henningsson
Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley Photo: Stein Lindseth Olsen

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The Romsdalen valley is long and narrow with majestic towering mountains on either side. Along the valley floor in a wild and beautiful setting runs the foaming salmon river, Rauma. At Verma the Rauma runs through a 30-40 metre deep gorge, forming Slettafossen waterfall. The waterfall is secured by fences on either side and can be crossed by a bridge. At 1,000 metres, Trollveggen is Europe's tallest vertical, overhanging rock face. Scandinavian rock climbing started in the Romsdal Alps, which boast some of the world's most difficult climbs. On the opposite side of the valley, the Romsdalshorn peak towers to a height of 1,555 metres. On the E 136 road, directly below Trollveggen there is a picnic area with a tourist information office, WC, kiosk, children's play area and a marvellous view of the mountains.

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Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/ Fjord Norway

Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley

The Romsdalen valley is long and narrow with majestic towering mountains on either side. Along the valley floor in a wild and beautiful setting runs t...

Trollveggen wall and The Romsdalen valley

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