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South Norway Mountains

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointGaldhøpiggen (2469 m/8100 ft)
CountriesNorway
States/ProvincesOppland (16%), Sogn og Fjordane (12%), Hordaland (10%), Telemark (10%), Møre og Romsdal (10%), Buskerud (9%), Hedmark (7%), Sør-Trøndelag (6%), Rogaland (6%), Aust-Adger (6%), Vest-Agder (5%), Akershus (2%), Vestfold (1%), Østfold (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area156,730 sq km / 60,513 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent649 km / 403 mi North-South
400 km / 249 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long60° 49' N; 8° 28' E
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Map of South Norway Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the South Norway Mountains.
Scandinavian MountainsLevel 3 (Parent)
         South Norway MountainsLevel 4
                 JotunheimenLevel 5 (Child)



Major Peaks of the South Norway Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Galdhøpiggen24698100Jotunheimen
2.Glittertinden24658087Jotunheimen
3.Store Skagastølstinden24057890Jotunheimen
4.Styggedalstinden Store Østtoppen23877831Jotunheimen
5.Skardstinden23737785Jotunheimen
6.Vesle Galdhøpiggen23697772Jotunheimen
7.Surtningssue23687769Jotunheimen
8.Store Memurutinden23647756Jotunheimen
9.Gjertvasstinden23517713Jotunheimen
10.Store Hellstugutinden23457694Jotunheimen
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Galdhøpiggen24698100Jotunheimen



Photos of Peaks in the South Norway Mountains

Galdhøpiggen

Galdopiggen is a fine rocky peak. View from the north approach (1993-07-17).
Glittertinden

The hike to the summit of the highest snow peak in Norway is a long trip across the tundra (1993-07-18).
Store Skagastølstinden
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Main peak to the right in picture (2008-07-03). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Lodalskåpa
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Peak seen from below Brattebakken (2008-05-13). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Kleneggen
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Summit ridge (2008-07-26). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Gaustatoppen
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View fron NW ridge (2013-07-26). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Hårteigen
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Snow more or less year around in the area (2002-08-20). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Knutshøi
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From a traverse of the whole mountain Photo by Lars Holme.
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Storehaugfjell

From the summit of Storehaugen, the panorama of the Norwegian fjords spread out below is simply awe-inspiring (1993-07-19).
Blåskjerdingen
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Main peak seen from tourist summit Photo by Lars Holme.
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