Climbs 1
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 1053m a.s.l

Crag features

The closest largest and most easily accessible mountain to Longyearbyen. Also by the name of Nordenskiöld Toppen.

A very popular mountain for weekend hikes by the locals and features often in the Longyearbyen Ti På Topp.

Summit is marked by a mast, hut and cairn.

Mountain Location Information:

UTM33X: N8678380, E509730

UTM35X: N8704450, E236950

DD.DDDD: 78.1790°N, 15.4253°Ø

DDMM.MM: 78°10.74'N, 15°25.52'Ø

DDMMSS: 78°10'44"N, 15°25'31"Ø

Navigation Information:

Latitude: 78° 11' 8.3" N

Longitude: 15° 27' 18.1" E

Magnetic declination: 6° 57' EAST

Declination is POSITIVE

Inclination: 82° 11'

Magnetic field strength: 54773.1 nT


After professor Baron Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, 1832-1901.

Approach notes

Access to Nordenskiöld Toppen is open to everyone and is easiest via Tverrdalen. This can be accessed in summer by foot for hiking or by snowshoe, skinning or snowmobile in winter.


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