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Summit seen from the northern ridge, along main hiking route
Highest point
Elevation 1,762 m (5,781 ft)
Prominence 640 m (2,100 ft) [1]
Isolation 17.6 kilometres (10.9 mi)
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
Map of the location
Map of the location
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Location Tydal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Parent range Sylan
Topo map 1721 II Tydal
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.


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

Media gallery[edit]


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

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Sylan at Wikimedia Commons