Seen from east
|Elevation||2,067 m (6,781 ft)|
|Prominence||175 m (574 ft)|
|Location||Årdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway|
|Topo map||1517 I Tyin|
|First ascent||12 July 1820 Christian Peder Bianco Boeck, Baltazar Mathias Keilhau, Ole Urdi|
Falketind is a mountain in the municipality of Årdal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the Jotunheimen mountain range inside the Utladalen Landscape Protection Area. The mountain is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of the old mountain farm, Vettismorki, and 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) northwest of the lake Tyin.
The 1820 ascent was the first ascent on an alpine mountain in Norway. A climbing party which included Baltazar Mathias Keilhau and Christian Peder Bianco Boeck went via Snøggeken (Falkbreen) and the northern ridge. At that time the mountain was named Koldedalstinden, but Aasmund Olavsson Vinje renamed the mountain Falketind more than fifty years later. In retrospect, the expedition leading to the first ascent became known as the "discovery of Jotunheimen" (Jotunheimens oppdagelse).
- Ryvarden, Leif (2007) Jotunheimen. Naturen, opplevelsene, historien (N.W. Damm & Søn AS) ISBN 978-82-04-10519-6
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