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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Gloppefossen

Gloppefossen is a 120m waterfall on the Veiåne (one of the highest permanent falls in the Setesdal Valley), which I reached on a 6km hike near Rysstad, Norway.

Laegdafossen and the Naeroyfjorden and Aurlandsfjorden Waterfalls

Laegdafossen (Lægdafossen; 580m) and the Nærøyfjord Cruise Waterfalls are the main reasons why we did the scenic cruise between Flåm and Gudvangen in Norway.

Bordalsgjelet

Bordalsgjelet (the ‘Bordal Gorge’) is a smaller version of the gorge walks that we saw in Germany and Austria, but this is free and accessed from Voss, Norway.

Sognefjell Waterfalls

The Sognefjell Waterfalls page is where I feature the falls that we noticed during our drive on the Sognefjellet Route in the heart of Norway’s Jotunheimen NP.

Sjurhaugfossen

Sjurhaugfossen is a 5-15m tall waterfall on Lærdalselvi in a narrow canyon seen from Kongevegen (Royal Road) near the Borgund Stave Church near Lærdal, Norway.

Drivandefossen

Drivandefossen (Krekafossen) is a 50m waterfall on the Åsetelvi in the valley Mørkrisdalen, which I reached on a sweaty, uphill 2km hike near Skjolden, Norway.

Boyabreen Waterfalls

Boyabreen (Bøyabreen) Waterfalls are waterfalls that I spotted below and around the Bøyabreen Glacier (one of the easiest glaciers to see) in Fjærland, Norway.

Ovstefossen (Ovstebrufossen)

Ovstefossen (Øvstefossen or Øvstebrufossen) is a powerful cascade of melting glacier waters on the Hjelledøla near the Gamle Strynefjellsvegen in Stryn, Norway.

Krunefossen and the Kjenndalen Waterfalls

Krunefossen is a 220-480m waterfall growing with the melting Krunebreen Glacier, which is by Kjenndalsbreen Glacier at the head of Kjenndalen by Loen, Norway.

Eafossen (Hyttfossen)

Eafossen (Hyttfossen) is an 8m roadside waterfall on the Gaula River along the Route 30 during our drive to UNESCO World Heritage Røros from Trondheim, Norway.

Njupeskar

Njupeskar (Njupeskär) is a protected 93m waterfall on the Njupån in Fulufjället National Park near Särna, Sweden, which I experienced on a 4km loop hike.

Ristafallet

Ristafallet is a 14m tall 50m wide on the Indals River near Åre, Sweden. I think it might have greater width because there’s a second harder-to-see segment.

Tannforsen

Tannforsen (Tännforsen) is a 38m tall 60m wide waterfall on the Åreälven between two lakes (Tännsjön and Våmviken), which we experienced near Åre, Sweden.

Handolsforsen

Handolsforsen (Handölsforsen) is a 125m cascading waterfall running 1km on the Handölan, which has been impacted by hydroelectric developments near Åre, Sweden.

Linafallet

Linafallet (or Linfallet) is a 5m waterfall in the Berg Municipality south of Östersund, Sweden, which I had mistaken for a larger one near the Finland border.

Fettjeafallet

Fettjeafallet (Fettjeåfallet) is a 70m two-tiered waterfall on the Fettjeån reached by a 4km return hike (with rough spots) near Klövsjö in Jämtland, Sweden.

Hallingsafallet

Hallingsafallet (Hällingsåfallet) is a 43m waterfall on Lilla Hällingsån at a canyon’s start that we visited on an 800m walk near Strömsund, Jämtland, Sweden.

Revelforsen

Revelforsen is a 12m waterfall on the Tverråga with a conspicuous flume running over it, which I easily noticed while driving in Mo i Rana, Nordland, Norway.

Kobbelvfossen (Baggfossen)

Kobbelvfossen (Baggfossen) is a roadside waterfall by the Kobbelv Vertshus cafe and guesthouse along the scenic E6 near Engan, Nordland County, Norway.

Kystriksveien Waterfalls

The Kystriksveien Waterfalls were kind of my waterfalling excuse to talk about the beautiful coastal drive along the county road Fv17, which is also known as the Kystriksveien. It’s hard to convey…