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'''Jotunheimen''' [http://www.turistforeningen.no/turplanlegger/location.php?lo_id=NO_jot] is [[Norway]]'s most famous mountain area and national park.
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It is located about 380km from [[Oslo]], if you don't have a car, you can take the train to [[Otta]] 300km north of [[Oslo]], and take the bus  80km west to [[Lom]], where you have easy access to Jotunheimen.
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Here you can go hiking both in summer and by cross country skiing in the winter. There are several places where you can get acommodation in the mountain, both full service mountain hotels and self service cabins. Check out [http://www.turistforeningen.no/turplanlegger/location.php?lo_id=NO_jot&action=Velg "Den Norske Turistforening"] - (The norwegian touristassociation) for closer information about hiking routes and accomodation.
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In Jotunheimen you climb several alpine mountains. Jotunheimens highest mountain is [[Galdhøpiggen]] at 2469m above sea level. Second highest is [[Glittertind]] with 2464m. One of the most famous hiking routes in Jotunheimen is across [[Besseggen]] a narrow edge with steep cliffs on both sides.
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It is located about 380km from [[Oslo]], if you don't have a car, you can take the train to [[Otta]] 300km north of [[Oslo]], and take the bus  80km west to [[Lom]], where you have easy access to Jotunheimen.
  
 
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In Jotunheimen you climb several alpine mountains. Jotunheimens highest mountain is Galdhøpiggen at 2469m above sea level. Second highest is Glittertind with 2464m. One of the most famous hiking routes in Jotunheimen is across Besseggen a narrow edge with steep cliffs on both sides.
  
 
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There are several places where you can get accommodation in the mountain, both full service mountain hotels and self service cabins.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:31, 6 January 2007

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Jotunheimen [1] is Norway's most famous mountain area and national park.

Contents

Understand

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

It is located about 380km from Oslo, if you don't have a car, you can take the train to Otta 300km north of Oslo, and take the bus 80km west to Lom, where you have easy access to Jotunheimen.

Fees/Permits

Get around

See

Do

Here you can go hiking both in summer and by cross country skiing in the winter.

In Jotunheimen you climb several alpine mountains. Jotunheimens highest mountain is Galdhøpiggen at 2469m above sea level. Second highest is Glittertind with 2464m. One of the most famous hiking routes in Jotunheimen is across Besseggen a narrow edge with steep cliffs on both sides.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

There are several places where you can get accommodation in the mountain, both full service mountain hotels and self service cabins.

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out

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