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…

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…

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…