On Top of Norway

Galdøpiggen summit hut

Yesterday I hiked up to the top of Galdhøpiggen, the highest peak in Norway at 2469m, in Jotunheimen National Park. My plan was to stay up there until sunset, and I was prepared for a long wait on the summit in the cold wintery conditions. When I got to the summit I was happily surprised to see a hut on top of the mountain! I relaxed in the warm hut for about four hours, chilling out with the friendly hut warden who I think was also glad to have some company. Every once in a while a good cloudbreak would come and I’d run outside to take some photos. Eventually right as the sun was setting the clouds cleared off quite a bit and I was super stoked to get some nice photos of the surrounding vista and glaciers during the sunset!

Not sure where I’m off to next; the weather forecast is thankfully looking a bit better so I may have two more days for some hiking and photos.