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Galdhøpiggen

Galdhøpiggen Photo: Olav Olsen
Galdhøpiggen Photo: Olav Olsen

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Challenging
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • glacier
Guided hikes
Season:
June - September

Contact information

Description

Galdhøpiggen is the highest mountain in Norway, 2.469 m.a.s.l. It is also one of the most visited peaks in the country, apart from some hills in more densely populated areas. The hight is fascinating, and Galdhøpiggen is also relatively easy to reach. You can follow the normal t-marked route from Spiterstulen 1.103 m.a.s.l., 4,5 hours to the top, 3  hours back down.
An alternative route is with guide across the glacier Galdhøpiggen, starting from Juvasshytta
1.840 m.a.s.l. Daily tours from the lodge in summer, starting at 10.00 and 11.30.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
  • Activities

    • guiding
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
    • glacier
  • Classification

    • Marked trails with red Ts
  • Grading

    • challenging

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Galdhøpiggen - Photo: Olav Olsen

Galdhøpiggen

Galdhøpiggen is the highest mountain in Norway, 2.469 m.a.s.l. It is also one of the most visited peaks in the country, apart from some hills in more...

Galdhøpiggen

Source: Visitnorway

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Tour suggestions in Jotunheimen

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Winter in Jotunheimen

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