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Powerful mountain

Highly recommended, beautiful scenery, rocky landscapes, challenging ascent but so rewarding, the... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
annikak35
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Summit Hike from Juvasshytta

I did this hike with the glacier guide from Juvasshytta. 'Guide' seemed to be a loose term, they... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Christine W
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Galdhopiggen 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 Galdhopiggen is also relatively easy to...more
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended, beautiful scenery, rocky landscapes, challenging ascent but so rewarding, the views are the best you can get in North Europe! I was there 5 years ago but it’s still one of my favorite experiences! ⭐️☺️

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annikak35
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I did this hike with the glacier guide from Juvasshytta. 'Guide' seemed to be a loose term, they are just there to get everyone roped up to cross the glacier on the way up and way down. Right before we roped up to cross the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine W
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We followed the T-marked way from Spiterstulen up to the summit.The trek was medium-hard on the rocks , several times we lost the mark. Whenever we got to a mark we couldn't see the next one on a vast rocky field and we lost some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dora C
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

First, this is a spectacular hike to Norway’s and Northern Europe’s highest summit, up in Jotunheimen. It is only advisable in June-August and you can choose between two starting points: Spiterstulen and Juvasshytta. The latter is the most used and most accessible. But it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We spent several wonderful hours walking the mountain trails. Great explanatory signs on a trail to the ice caves, in Norwegian and English.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Started at 10 am from Juvashytta with a guide. There were about 200 people who climbed the top (you need a guide and proper safety gear to cross the glacier on the way up). We had a beautiful hike over the glacier in the sunshine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sofie K
Reviewed July 31, 2018

My son and I signed up for a tour to hike to Galdhøpiggen via the glaciar Svellnosbreen from Spitersulen. The finaly group were six people including our guide Sigurd this turned out to be a tough six hour up hike through what Sigurd promise to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank paularobnett
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Our family of 5, including 3 kids ages between 13 and 7, did the climb on 22nd July, 2018. We decided to go from Juvasshytta which meant crossing the glacier. It was a fine sunny day, and a very big group gathered for the first...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bontheka
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Travelling in a camper van it was impossible to get there. We started off ok, but soon the road was too narrow. Almost got stuck when another camper came along and none of us could get any further. After 10min of both moving and juggling...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PippiL71
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour Guided tour across the glacier It’s a relative hard walk You always have to watch the time, you have 1 hour on part 1, 1 hour on part two, and two and a half hour on part three. People use about 30-80 min...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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You can take bus nr 569 from Lom. Earliest 7 am and returns latest 7 pm from Juvasshytta.
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June 20, 2016|
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Everything is possible to buy or rent nearby in Lom. Dont need crampons either.
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