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edderkoppenspecial day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2007

edderkoppen

Great weather and a lot of snow!
Posted Oct 2, 2007 9:01 pm

Kaallin KrimpFrom Spiterstulen, July 2002  Sucess!

Kaallin Krimp

Nice view from the highest point in Norway.
Posted Aug 12, 2007 2:47 am

Sebastian HammFrom Spiterstulen  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2007

Sebastian Hamm

Climbed with my girlfriend. A little bit sunshine in the valley, first snow 150m above Svellnosi. No sight on the summit.
Posted Aug 6, 2007 3:42 pm

chris.muellerSpiterstulen route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2007

chris.mueller

A mess! Poor conditions. Rain in the valley, snowfall up at the summit. Not rewarding.
Posted Aug 3, 2007 6:04 pm

edderkoppenearly  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2005

edderkoppen

Start EARLY to avoid the crowds. I started at about 3 am and enjoyed the summit a couple of hours later completely alone with great views.
Posted Jun 30, 2007 12:23 pm

Codyfrom Spiterstulen  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2006

Cody

Hiked from Spiterstulen in fairly cloudy weather with poor/no visibility at the summit. Despite this, it seemed half of Norway must have been up there.
Posted Sep 20, 2006 7:06 pm

BigLeeGreat day out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2006

BigLee

Climbed from Spitenstulen. Fantastic weather. Cloud hung in the valley all day making for some great vistas. Had the mountain all to myself as well.
Posted Sep 16, 2006 7:56 pm

twsfrom Spiterstulen  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2006

tws

Was a perfect day for climbing, probably one of the best possible. First snow slopes appeared at about 1600 metres, but the sunny day guaranteed warm weather until the very summit. Well, almost, it was 10+ C on top. Guess I don't have to mention about the views from the summit. The hut was closed for some unknown reason.
Posted Aug 9, 2006 3:00 pm

efpRoute climbed: from spiterstulen date climbed:  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2005
second time at this summit. this time in bad weather with a little rain and a lot of mist.
Posted Jun 20, 2006 9:54 am

chilipRoute Climbed: Normal route from Spiterstulen Date Climbed: July 2004  Sucess!

chilip

I climbed in very bad waether.
Posted Aug 8, 2005 5:59 am

PeterCorneliusSpaethRoute Climbed: From Spiterstulen Date Climbed: Twice in July 2005  Sucess!

PeterCorneliusSpaeth

Climbed it twice on successing days, carryied my tripod and lenses two times, had fog and wind in the summit region.

Sometimes you loose... Fortunately there is lot of snow this year, so the descent is fast.

Peter
Posted Jul 19, 2005 6:37 pm

lenikRoute Climbed: From Spiterstulen Date Climbed: September 2003  Sucess!
Wonderfull weather, bright sunny day, just little below zero Centigrades on the summit, great view around.
Posted Jun 1, 2005 2:08 pm

edog2005Route Climbed: From Spiterstulen Date Climbed: 28 June 2000  Sucess!

edog2005

Camped in Spiterstulen where there was fresh snowfall overnight . Straightforward route up, although a long day. No crampons or ice axe necessary due to relatively mild gradient, soft snow and no ice . No views due to cloud but still an exceptional climb!
Posted Feb 4, 2005 6:05 pm

KjetilRoute Climbed: Svellnosbreen up, Keilhaus down Date Climbed: July 1991  Sucess!

Kjetil

Followed a party through the ice at Svellnosbreen, but summitted in dense fog. Saw nothing. Slided down to Spiterstulen on the butt, which was great fun. I was a beginner at this time.



I was quite experienced when I attempted a solo winter ski ascent in February 2002, all the way from Galdebygda at 900 masl. I got hit by the worst low pressure ridge to have hit southern Norway in 95 years. It was not forecasted. I aborted the attempt and dug down into a snow-cave at about 1550 masl, which I felt good about. I guess the winds at that time was about 20 m/s, and it was getting dark. The snow penetrated everything in a way I have seen before or after. It even penetrated the solid Scarpa T-3 plastic boots I was wearing. However, the worst was yet to come, allthough I was asleep when it hit. I woke in the middle of the night, and noticed the cave opening was filled with 1.5 meters of snow. I decided to get out, and found that it had forunately cleared up. I evacuated down with no problems. But I learnt a lot that day....
Posted Jul 10, 2004 2:50 pm

JouPäivikkiRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: July 19, 2002  Sucess!
This is my first "real" mountain which I have summit.
Posted May 25, 2003 10:54 pm

lutjebroekRoute Climbed: From the Ski area Date Climbed: July 2001  Sucess!

lutjebroek

Easy mountain, good views, really nice! You can see dozens of miles far!
Posted Oct 24, 2002 6:08 am

RichardDRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 16--8-2002  Sucess!

RichardD

We walked the normal route on a beatifull day. Not only the vieuws are absolutely beautifull but the girls also! Love you Norway!
Posted Oct 6, 2002 3:38 am

r_ten_kateRoute Climbed: route from spiterstulen Date Climbed: 1999, august  Sucess!
nice walk from spiterstulen, you have to ascend about 1200 m, easy walk, and nice views. still pretty much snow, and very busy on the summit.
Posted Sep 26, 2002 8:23 am

Tomás BlázquezRoute Climbed: from Spiterstulen Date Climbed: August 2002

Tomás Blázquez

I climbed Galdhopigen in summer. From Spiterstulen it's a wonderful experience. You don't need any special equipment: you can find snow in some places, but the ice-axe and crampons are not necesary. There are a lot of rocks and the way is not very clear (you can follow the "T" in red marked in the rocks), but be careful in wet weather or if the fog falls.

If you decide to climb from the Juvashyta hut you need special equipment (ice-axe, crampons, rope...) because there is a glacier with some crevices.

In the top you will find a little hut when you can drink a cup of coffee or tea.
Posted Sep 6, 2002 3:56 pm

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