Store Styggedalstind

Elevation (feet): 7,831
Elevation (meters): 2,387
Continent: Europe
Country: Norway
Range/Region: Jotunheimen
Latitude: 61.464777
Longitude: 7.902639
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1885
First successful climber(s): Carl Christian Hall, Matias Soggemoen, Torger S. Sulheim
Nearest major airport: Bergen
Convenient Center: Övre Årdal

Thanks to Martin Hedén for adding this peak.

Styggedalstindane consists of two peaks connected by a jagged ridge where the eastern one is the highest. Store Styggedalstind is usually climbed from the col between Gjertvasstind and Styggedalstind called Gjertvassskardet. Gjertvassskardet can most easily be reached by going over Gjertvasstind but also gained by going up the icefall of Gjertvassbreen or the snow gully on the other side if the conditions are good. Store Styggedalstind can be done together with Sentraltind if following the ridge and even continue to Store Skagastölstind (which makes for a very, very long day).

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