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Experience mountains and wilderness

The Norwegian mountain wilderness is easily accessible. Go skiing, hiking or biking, or join a musk ox safari.

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Hiking in Geiranger, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic life/Innovation Norway

Experience mountains and wilderness

The Norwegian mountain wilderness is easily accessible. Go skiing, hiking or biking, or join a musk ox safari.

Experience mountains and wilderness

Source: Visitnorway

Mountains and wilderness

Mountain Guide

Find detailed information on the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen in Jotunheimen is the tallest mountain at 8,100 feet above sea level.

Mountain wilderness

Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.

Safety in the Norwegian mountains

Bring the right equipment and clothing, and get tips on first aid.

Prepare yourself for the wilderness

Changing weather makes it important to take precautions and bring the right gear.

Nature attractions in the mountains

National Parks in Norway

The national parks safeguard the rich diversity of Norway's natural heritage, for nature's sake, for our own and for future generations.

Glaciers in Norway

Norway still shows traces of the Ice Age, when the entire country was covered by ice. Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in Norway.

What to do in the mountain wilderness

Skiing

More fun, more snow, more choice. The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow conditions throughout.

Hiking and walking in Norway

There is a network of well-maintained, marked paths all over the country. If you want to see Norway at its best, put on your walking boots.

An introduction to freshwater fishing in Norway

Fishing in Norway’s lakes, rivers and streams for wild trout, grayling, pike, powan and Arctic char is inexpensive and largely under-exploited.

Musk ox safaris in Norway

Dovrefjell National Park is the only place in Norway, and one of the few places on earth, where you can see the mighty musk oxen.

Climbing in Norway

From vertiginous rock faces and frozen waterfalls to climbing parks and indoor centers, Norway has much to offer climbers of all levels.

Ten recommended climbing places in Norway

Dag E. Hagen, editor of the Norwegian climbing magazine Klatring, gives you his top ten favourite places to climb.

Hunting in Norway

Norway has an abundant fauna and a rich animal life. The opportunities for hunting are many.

Ice climbing in Norway

Climbing a frozen waterfall in Norway is an exceptional experience.

Snowkiting in Norway

Reach speeds of up to 60 miles per hour on Hardangervidda.

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