Galdh°piggen
 
 
 
 
 

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Municipality Lom (Oppland, Norway)
Height [m] 2469
Primary factor [m] 2372
According to Petter Bj°rstad the saddle is found somewhere between the Baltic and White Sea.
Secondary factor [km] 1568
According to Peakbagger.com the nearest higher mountain is Krivan in Slovakia.
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  UTM: 32 V 463562 6833872
    Lat/Lon: N61░38'11.2" E8░18'45.0"
Description

Galdh°piggen is the highest mountain in Norway and the Nordic countries, and one of the most prominent European mountains. Being the highest mountain of a country usually means a lot of visitors, and Galdh°piggen is no exception with 25-30,000 visitors every year.
There are two common routes to Galdh°piggen; one from Juvvasshytta requiring a glacier crossing, and one from Spiterstulen. The former is more popular because of the shorter hike, but does require a roped team when crossing the glacier (except during winter and spring).
Galdh°piggen was first climbed in 1850.

Main photo  Galdh°piggen seen from ┼lesund-Oslo flight. 13.4.2010
Routes Galdh°piggen from Juvvasshytta
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Visits 02.07.2011