Category: Norway

Store Skagastølstind

Store Skagastølstind (Storen) Store Skagastølstind is a popular climbing destination for mountaineers, and it does pose some technical difficulty. The route that goes over Mohns Skar does not require climbing, however hikers must cross a glacier on this trail. Country: Norway The mountain is located on the border between Luster and the Årdal in Sogn …

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Glittertind

Glittertind Glittertind is located in the spectacular Jotunheimen National Park, where visitors can enjoy local wildlife, including reindeer, and beautiful glaciers. And the mountain is easily accessible from both Spiterstulen lodge and Glitterheim lodge. It draws crowds of hikers, almost as many as Norway’s highest peak, Galdhøpiggen, also located in the area. Country: Norway The …

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Galdhøpiggen

Galdhøpiggen Galdhøpiggen is a popular peak, often visited by large crowds during the summer. Climbers who reach the summit can enjoy a the luxury of relaxing at the cabin at the top with some beverages and postcards to take away. It is not a particularly hard climb, and takes only about three hours up and …

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Stetind

Stetind (Stetinden, Stádda) Stetind is known for its unusually oblong peak, and has been noted for its beauty. It was an inspiration for the artist Peder Balke, and the Norwegian mountaineer Cecil Slingsby, who attempted to summit Stetind around the year 1900 but failed, called it “the ugliest mountain I ever saw,” but he also …

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