The Route 55 across the Sognefjell mountain area is the highest and most impressive mountain pass in
Northern Europe(highest point 1430 meters). It has been awarded the status of National Tourist Route
because of the spectacular and wild mountain scenery it passes through in the Jotunheimen National Park.

National Tourist Road, from Route 55 to Route 15

(L) The village of Fortun (R) Sognefjellet mountains

(L) Three peaks in the western part of Jotunheimen in Mt Galdhoepiggen ranges (R) Mountain sheep

Galdhoepiggen is the highest mountain in Norway, Scandinavia and Northern Europe, at 2,469 m above
sea level. It is located within the municipality of Lom, in the Jotunheimen mountain area.

(L) A guide plate of the National Tourist Road (R) An accumulation of snow may reach to 5-6 meter.

The Route 55 is passing through the heavy snow wall.

(L) Sognefjellet (R) Ski strengthening snow field

Cross-Country ski center in Sognafjell

Cross-Country ski center in Sognafjell is located along road 55 between Lom and Luster. Sognefjellet
Sommarskisenter AS is organizing ski training at Sognefjellsvegen (RV 55), which is the highest mountain
crossing in the northern Europe. The area lies over 1400 m. above sea level.

Waterfalls along Route 55, National Tourist Route

Roaisheim Hotel

(L) Grotli Hoayfjellshhotell at the Bus Terminal stands between Geiranger and Otta at the road branch points to RV258.
(R) RV258 was closed beyond this point in Mid-June 2016.

(L) Lake Langvatnet (R) The landmark of the communities of Geiranger and Skjak

(L) Route 15 runs around Djupvsshytta (R) A road guide plate showing the junction of Route 15 and 63( to Geiranger )

(L) Route 63 to the direction of Geiranger (R) Djupvatnet: Ice-covered lake and rock mountain

Frozen lake, Djupvatnet

The toll road to Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau

(L) A rental car on the road to climb to the steep mountain
(R) Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau: There were so many tour busses parked on the Plateau.

The view from the Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau

The view from the Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau: A hairpin-curved road continues down to Geiranger.

Frozen lake, Djupvatnet viewing from the zigzag road from the Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau.
A guide plate of Djupvsshytta written in Norwegian

Cross-Country ski center in Sognafjell

Norway 2008
Norway Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Norway Oslo 2015
Norway Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Norway Bergen 2015
Norway Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Norway Fjord 2015
Norway All hotels are smoke-free in Norway Fjord 2016.

Norway 2015 Arrival to Oslo Oslo 2015 Oslo to Bergen Bergen 2015 Bergen to Alesund
Hotels in Oslo Hotels in Bergen Hotels on the route from Oslo to Alesund
Smoking ban in Norway Departure from Norway

Bergen to Stalheim Stalheim Voss Flaem Aurlandsfjellet Solvorn Sognefjell
Geiranger Andalsnes Atlantic Ocean Road Trondheim Norway's tunnel A train trip to Oslo
Oslo 2016

Sognefjell and Dalsnibba Mountain
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The photographs were taken in June, and an article was written in July 2016,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
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