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Galdhopiggen Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,100'
Location: 61.63579, 8.30979 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Galdhopiggen (8100 ft) from the Styggebreen Glacie...


In the Jotunheimen Mts (National Park), this is the highest Mtn in Norway and the highest in northern Europe. Access from the east is fairly straightforward ("Std Route") across a glacier.

Getting There 

North of Oppland and South of Lom, take the access road up past the Juvasshytta (Lodge) to the end of the road.

Climbing Season

For the Norway area.

Weather station 17.2 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Crossing the Styggebreen Glacier, summit is to the...

"Std Route" / Styggebreen Glacier   Europe : Norway : ... : Galdhopiggen
At the end of the access road (past the Juvesshytta Lodge) walk until you reach the glacier, rope up and cross the Styggebreen glacier. Easy hiking along a gentle ridge leads one to the summit and a small cafe.Figure about 3 hrs over-and-up, 2 hrs back. Probably 98% of the people who do this climb do so in large (25 to 100 people) "guided" parties. UHG! While the cost for this is a bit high, it's probably less than the "cost"@S...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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