How to get there:
This mountain is the highest point near the main
highway 50 that crosses from Aurland on the Sognefjord
to Hol in Hallingdal, eastern Norway. The highway passes
through the tunnel, Geiteryggstunnelen. Route description:
This mountain is easily climbed from the highway 50 just west of
the Geiteryggen tunnel. There are many variants, one can hike pretty
much anywhere in this area.
I did this hike with my son Pål Jørgen, 8 years old. There
is a radio link antenna as well as a locked hut (belonging to the phone company)
at the summit.
We were driving from Bergen to Lillehammer when we
found the tunnel closed for two hours on the very top of the
highway crossing from west to east in Norway. What better
than climbing the mountain above the tunnel entrance while waiting for it to