Galdhøpiggen is located in the beautiful Jutunheimen National Park in the Southern half way of Norway. It is the highest peak in Norway, Scandinavia, and the Nordic Countries although it is only five metres higher than nearby Glittertind. It stands at the height of 2,469 m (8,100 ft). Galdhøpiggen means “the peak of the mountain Galdhø “. The first element of the word Galdhø is ‘Gald’ which means “steep mountain road” and the second element is ‘hø’ it means “big and rounded mountains”.