Ovstefossen (Ovstebrufossen)

Ovstefossen (more accurately Øvstefossen; I’ve also seen it called Ovstebrufossen or Øvstebrufossen) was yet another one of the accidental unplanned roadside waterfalls that we ended up stopping…

Krunefossen and the Kjenndalen Waterfalls

Krunefossen was a gushing waterfall at the terminus of the Krunebreen arm of the vast Jostedalsbreen Glacier. According to my Norgeskart measurements, the entire waterfall lost about 480m in…

Volefossen and the Oldedalen Waterfalls

Volefossen (I’ve also seen it spelled Vålefossen) was a very tall and commanding presence at the head of the valley Oldedalen. I’ve read that this waterfall was said to tumble from a height of 355m…

Kleivafossen

Kleivafossen was basically my waterfalling excuse to talk about our memorable out-and-back hikes up to the terminus of the Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalsbreen). The falls flowed on the Briksdalselva…

Ramnefjellsfossen

Ramnefjellsfossen was a very tall waterfall spilling into the beautiful but deceptively calm and dangerous lake Lovatnet (pronounced “LOO-vaht-nuh”; meaning “the napping or laughing lake”?).

Hoysteinfossen, Huldrefossen, and the Bodalen Waterfalls

Hoysteinfossen (Høysteinfossen; “HUHY-styen-foss-un”; meaning High Stone Falls) and the Bodalen Waterfalls (Bødalen) were my waterfalling excuses to talk about a little detour that Julie and I took…