Galdhøpiggen 2469 m.a.s.l. - the highest mountain in Norway

Type:Scenic attractions

2688, Lom

Tel: +47 61 21 29 90

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Galdhøpiggen 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 Galdhøpiggen is also relatively easy to reach. You can follow the marked route from Spiterstulen 1.103 m.a.s.l., four hours to the top, two and a half- three hours back down. An alternative route is with guide across the glacier Galdhøpiggen, starting from Juvasshytta
1.840 m.a.s.l. Daily tours from the lodge in summer, starting at 10.00 and 11.30.



  • glacier hiking
  • mountain hiking

Nature and terrain

  • glacier
  • high mountain plateau
  • mountainous terrain

Map & Directions


Juvasshytta | Mountain Lodge, LomJuvasshytta is Northern Europe’s highest tourist lodge, at the foot of Galdhøpiggen.

Winter at Spiterstulen. Spiterstulen | Mountain Lodge, LomSituated at 1100 meters above sea level, Spiterstulen Mountain Lodge is the perfect starting point for hiking in the mountains of Jotunheimen. 

Galdhøpiggen_Ove NestvoldGaldhøpiggen | Guided tour from Juvasshytta, LomJuvasshytta lies 1850 m.a.s.l., and is a natural starting point for trips to Norway's highest mountain - Galdhøpiggen.

Glacierguide.Spiterstulen glacier and mountain guides | Guiding activities in Jotunheimen, LomThe guiding and activity providing company Spiterstulen Glacier and Mountain guides is based on long guiding traditions in the areas around the tourist hut Spiterstulen. It started with guided hikes to Galdhøpiggen, the highest mountain in Norway, already in the1850s. The area around Spiterstulen…

Galdhøpiggen | Hiking from Spiterstulen Mountain Lodge, LomSpiterstulen Mountain Lodge is a popular starting point for trips to the highest mountain in Norway - Galdhøpiggen.