Storsylen

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Storsylen
StorsylenNorthernRidge.jpg
Summit seen from the northern ridge, along main hiking route
Elevation 1,762 m (5,781 ft)
Prominence 640 m (2,100 ft)[1]
Location
Map of the location
Map of the location
Storsylen
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Location Tydal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Range Sylan
Coordinates 63°01′12″N 12°11′55″E / 63.02000°N 12.19861°E / 63.02000; 12.19861Coordinates: 63°01′12″N 12°11′55″E / 63.02000°N 12.19861°E / 63.02000; 12.19861
Topo map 1721 II Tydal
Climbing
Easiest route Hiking

Storsylen is the highest mountain in the Sylan mountain range. It is located in the municipality of Tydal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, less than 100 metres (330 ft) west of the border with Sweden. The 1,762-metre (5,781 ft) tall mountain lies about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of the lake Nesjøen. To climb the mountain from the south, the route is characterized as scrambling, from the north it is an easy hike.

Name[edit]

The first element is stor meaning "big" and the last element is the finite singular form of syl which means "awl".

See also: Sylan

Media gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Storsylen 1762 moh - fakta". Toppomania. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Sylan at Wikimedia Commons