Situated 1100 meters above sea level, Spiterstulen Mountain Lodge is the perfect starting point for hiking in the mountains of Jotunheimen.
The Mountain Lodge is also a common starting point for hiking to t he top of the higest mountain in Norway - Galdhøpiggen. The trip from Spiterstulen to Galdhøpiggen can be done both with and without a guide, and there are several route options. The most common route is not crossing the glacier, and it is easy to follow the well marked path.
From family farm to Mountain Loddge:
Spiterstulen was originally a summer farming hamlet to the family farm Sulheim which was extended for guests the first time in 1836. Through six generations, the place has since been expanded and modernized. But the old characteristics have been preserved – with several small and large houses in one yard.
The guest rooms range from small cabins and family units with bathrooms - to youth departments with bunk beds and communal laundry room.
Spiterstulen Mountain Lodge offers a total of 200 beds. They also has a campsite with sanitary facilities right outside the door.
From Highway 55 in Bøverdalen is 18 km from the private toll road from Røisheim to Spiterstulen. The road has been approved for all types of vehicles except caravans, buses and other vehicles over 6 meters. Please note that the road is closed by a barrier 5 kilometeres from the Mountain Lodge, and is open when the Mountain Lodge is open!
|Season (26 Mar 2021 - 2 May 2021)*|
* General Opening TextDates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change