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Austabotntind Massif 
Store Skagastølstind 

Hurrungane Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,766'
Location: 61.46232, 7.8693 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Kristian Starheim on Dec 16, 2014
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Norway. Hurrungane.

Description 

Hurrungane is an important site for alpine and mountaineering in Norway. The 3rd highest mountain in Norway, Store Skagastølstind (2405moh), forms the natural highpoint in this relatively small area with a very high density of alpine >2000meter peaks.

Getting There 

Easiest accessed by the RV55, 30min east of Skjolden, or west from Lom. RV55 is closed in the winter. Many use Turtagrø Hotel as a base camp for trips to Hurrungane.

Approaches can be long.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Back towards Store from Vest on a snowy day.  Yell...

Austabotntind Traversen 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13  Europe : Norway : ... : Austabotntind Massif
This is a link-up of the Austabotntind massif's 3 major peaks (Søre, Vest, Store).From the parking approach the south ridge by first hiking up the short knoll and then dropping down into the bowl below the massif. The west ridge heads off to your left. This is your descent. Cut across the drainage for the glacier in the bowl and start talus hopping. Continue for a long ways, gaining about 1500 feet.You can tell you have arrived at the climbing proper because the exposure alo...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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