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Glitterheim mountain lodge

Type:DNT (Mountain Touring Association) cabin

Veodalsvegen, 2686, Lom

Tel: + 47 61231833

Glitterheim on a great winter day
  • Glitterheim on a great winter day
  • The main building at Glitterheim during winter
  • Maountain skis with view towards Glitterheim
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  • Glittertind covered in snow
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About

The Glitterheim DNT cabin lays beneath Glittertind, encircled by a series of 2000-meter peaks. The Vole family awaits you with 137 beds and meals based on traditional food from the mountains.

Glitterheim has 137 beds. These are divided into 2-bedded rooms and, 4-bedded rooms, larger rooms and dormitories.

All beds have duvets and pillows. Please use your own sheets. It is also possible to put aside the duvet and use your own sleeping bag. Bed linen can be rented at the reception.

The cabin has hot and cold water in the main house and power supply (220v). It may still be okay to have a flashlight in the bag as the unit is switched off approx. kl. 23:00 in the evening. The sleeping building has toilets, showers and drying room.

From Glitterheim there is a nature trail for children and adults. On the nature trail you will learn more about plants, wildlife, traditions and former habitation in the area. Although Glitterheim lies both high and in rugged landscape, the area around the cabin is green and lush. Here you will find blueberry, cranberry and in the south wall of the hut the rhubarb grows.

Season: mid March - mid April and mid June - mid September

We have bicycle rental at the national park boundary - Glitterheim. NOK 75, - per bike per road.
From the national park border to Glitterheim it is 7 km.

Jutunheimen Heute Route:
Glitterheim is part of the Jutunheimen Heute Route and you can use the hut as a stopover on a longer trip, or stay here for more days and explore local mountain peaks such as Norway's second highest mountain, Glittertind.

Facilities

Activities

  • Guided tour

Member of

  • Norwegian Trekking Association

Map & Directions

Road Directions

In the winter, we have transport all the way in to Glitterheim. If you come by car, you can drive to Veolia in Sjodalen, where there is a parking space. We reccommend the E6 in the winter, since Valdresflya is closed during wintertime. From the national park border in Veolia to Glitterheim it is 7 km. We have bicycle rental at the national park boundary - Glitterheim. NOK 75, - per bike per road.

Public Transport Directions

Access: In summer, there's a regular train and bus connection via Otta to Randsverk and a bus via Fagernes to Randsverk. By car, drive on National Road 51 to Randsverk and the carpark at the National Park road barrier.

At Easter time, DNT offers charter bus service from Oslo to Veoli and Gjendesheim. By car, you can drive via Heidalen to Veoli. National Road 51 from the south, over the Valdresflya plateau, is closed in winter. From Veoli, there's a 25 km staked route to the lodge. Tracked vehicle person and baggage transport from Veoli is available when booking in advance with the warden.

Opening Times

Winter (13 Mar 2020 - 13 Apr 2020)
Summer (19 June 2020 - 13 Sept 2020)

* The cabin is open for self-service with DNT (Norwegian Travel Association) key during these periods:
February 15 - March 13, April 14 - June 18 and September 14 - October 15, 2020.

Related

Hiking to Glittertind - 2465 m.a.s.l., LomNorway's second highest mountain Glittertind, which lies 2452 meters above sea level, is a majestic peak with a great view over large parts of Jotunheimen.