Galdhøpiggen, Norway

Prominence: 2379 m, 7805 ft

Elevation: 2469 meters, 8100 feet

True Isolation: 1568.3 km, 974.5 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)61° 38' 11'' N, 8° 18' 45'' E
61.636429, 8.312562 (Dec Deg)
463566 E 6833871 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
CountryNorway (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceInnlandet (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Galdhøpiggen:
     World Peaks with 1000 km of Isolation (Rank #47)
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #25)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #22)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #19)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #19)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #22)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #9)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #4)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #21)
     Europe Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #4)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #10)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #98)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #47)
     World Country High Points (Rank #105)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #10)
     Ultras of Core Europe (Rank #10)
     Ultras of Europe (Rank #12)
     Ultras of non-Alpine Western Europe (Rank #6)
     Norway County High Points (Rank #1)
     Norway Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 208
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 191)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-07-19 by Peter Bellarby
     1993-07-17 by Greg Slayden
     1999-08-01 by Adam Helman
     2000-07-12 by Andrej Gerber
     2002-09-05 by Norbert Schaefer
     2007-08-19 by Bob Kerr
     2008-07-10 by Britt Stikvoort
     2010-07-29 by Eric Gilbertson
     2010-08-27 by El Alpine Club
     2010-09-19 by Nick Down
     2012-07-10 by Martin Richardson (GPS Track)
     2012-07-18 by Jon Colbert
     2012-07-29 by Rickard Colliander
     2012-07-29 by Gustav Colliander
     2013-07-20 by Caj Svensson (GPS Track)
     2013-08-14 by Ken Bartlett
     2014-07-07 by Kyle Bretherton (Unsuccessful)
     2015-07-04 by A Simmo (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Rob Woodall
     2015-07-15 by Tom Milliard
     2016-07-22 by Aulo Aasmaa
     2016-08-19 by Lee Humphries
     2018-03-30 by Emma Svensson
     2018-07-15 by Josef Nuernberger
     2018-08-13 by Nikolaus Zulinski
     2019-07-13 by Luca Baradel (GPS Track)
     2021-09-04 by Allan Tobi
     2022-07-12 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2022-07-30 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2022-08-08 by James Barlow (GPS Track)

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Highest Peak in Scandinavia & Northern Europe

Galdopiggen is a fine rocky peak. View from the north approach (1993-07-17).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2379 m/7805 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2379 m/7805 ft
  Line Parent: Tomort Feng
  Key Col: Kensky Portage North    90 m/295 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1568.3 km/974.5 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 49.163024, 20.000425
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kriváň  (SSE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic (Highest Point)
Range3: Scandinavian Mountains (Highest Point)
Range4: South Norway Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: Jotunheimen (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGlåma
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark
First AscentJuly, 1850
    Arnesen, Lars
    Floten, Ingebrigt
    Sulheim, Steinar
Route #1 Snow Climb
Trailhead: 1845 m/6053 ft
Vertical Gain: 624 m/2047 ft
Distance (one way): 5.31 km/3.3 mi
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Highest point in Norway (2016-08-19). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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