Norway Peak

Mountain, Alaska

United States of America

Norway Peak

Landed on Matanuska Glacier Helicopter and tent set up near the entrance to the glacial moulin
Landed on Matanuska Glacier Credit: Eric Kilby

Norway Peak is a magnificent mountain located in the state of Alaska, in the United States of America. It is part of the Alaska Range and stands at an impressive elevation of approximately 9,173 feet (2,796 meters) above sea level. The peak is situated within the Denali National Park and Preserve, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

The mountain is known for its rugged terrain and challenging hiking trails, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. It is characterized by steep slopes, rocky cliffs, and narrow ridges, making it a thrilling destination for experienced climbers and mountaineers. The peak's jagged silhouette adds to its allure, creating a striking scene against the backdrop of the Alaskan wilderness.

Norway Peak is also known for its diverse wildlife, including grizzly bears, moose, wolves, and numerous bird species. Explorers and nature lovers can often spot these animals while traversing the trails or camping in the area. In addition, the mountain is home to several alpine plant species, adding splashes of color to its rugged landscape.

The weather on Norway Peak can be unpredictable and harsh, with cold temperatures and strong winds. It is advisable for visitors to come prepared with appropriate gear and clothing to ensure their safety and comfort.

All in all, Norway Peak offers a thrilling and awe-inspiring experience for adventurers seeking to conquer its heights or simply enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.

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Norway Peak Images

Images are sourced within 20km of lat/long (61.59083/-147.39861).

Landed on Matanuska Glacier Helicopter and tent set up near the entrance to the glacial moulin
Landed on Matanuska Glacier
Helicopter and tent set up near the entrance to the glacial moulin
Looking Up in Glacial Moulin Deep under Matanuska Glacier in Alaska, looking up through a narrow ice canyon.
Looking Up in Glacial Moulin
Deep under Matanuska Glacier in Alaska, looking up through a narrow ice canyon.
Snow Covered Glacier Matanuska Glacier in Alaska, taken from a helicopter so the location is approximate.
Snow Covered Glacier
Matanuska Glacier in Alaska, taken from a helicopter so the location is approximate.
Hexaganal Ice Crystals Ice crystals form hexagonal patterns.  Located in a dark chamber about 200ft under the surface of Matanuska Glacier.
Hexaganal Ice Crystals
Ice crystals form hexagonal patterns. Located in a dark chamber about 200ft under the surface of Matanuska Glacier.
Ice Crystals in Moulin Ice crystals in a dark chamber. About 200ft below the surface of Matanuska Glacier in Alaska
Ice Crystals in Moulin
Ice crystals in a dark chamber. About 200ft below the surface of Matanuska Glacier in Alaska
Lion's Head Mountain Covered in snow, in front of the Chugach mountain range.
Lion's Head Mountain
Covered in snow, in front of the Chugach mountain range.
Mountain Valley From Above Looking south into the Chugach Mountains from the Matanuska River valley.  Shot from the air so location is very approximate.
Mountain Valley From Above
Looking south into the Chugach Mountains from the Matanuska River valley. Shot from the air so location is very approximate.
Wavy Ice Canyon Glacial moulin located on Matanuska Glacier in Alaska
Wavy Ice Canyon
Glacial moulin located on Matanuska Glacier in Alaska
Frosted Glacier Ice Snow sitting on the blue ice of some crevasses in Matanuska Glacier.  Looks like candy with frosting on top. Taken from above out the side of a helicopter, so location is just set to the marker of the glacier.
Frosted Glacier Ice
Snow sitting on the blue ice of some crevasses in Matanuska Glacier. Looks like candy with frosting on top. Taken from above out the side of a helicopter, so location is just set to the marker of the glacier.
Fire From Beneath Sunset backlights a hill as it lights the clouds.  Shot from the vicinity of Matanuska Glacier, near Glacier View Alaska.
Fire From Beneath
Sunset backlights a hill as it lights the clouds. Shot from the vicinity of Matanuska Glacier, near Glacier View Alaska.
Eureka Lodge menu The food at this Lodge is excellent. When was the last time you saw a cup of coffee, with free refills, for .25 cents? However, you might want to think twice before  you order the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. :)
Eureka Lodge menu
The food at this Lodge is excellent. When was the last time you saw a cup of coffee, with free refills, for .25 cents? However, you might want to think twice before you order the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. :)
The Greenhouse at Sheep Mountain Lodge Spent the night here, but not with the moose!
The Greenhouse at Sheep Mountain Lodge
Spent the night here, but not with the moose!
Laguna en el Matanuska OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Laguna en el Matanuska
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Chugach Mountains Sunset near Matanuska Glacier
Chugach Mountains Sunset
near Matanuska Glacier
Matanuska River Bend Chugach mountains in the background
Matanuska River Bend
Chugach mountains in the background
Water Carved Ice Canyon Walls Located in a moulin on Matanuska Glacier.  Very similar to the water-carved sandstone walls of a desert slot canyon.
Water Carved Ice Canyon Walls
Located in a moulin on Matanuska Glacier. Very similar to the water-carved sandstone walls of a desert slot canyon.
_V6A9323 Northern Hawk Owl, Glenn Highway
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Northern Hawk Owl, Glenn Highway
W2S Alaska Matanuska glacier.Warriors to Summits 2017. Photo by Didrik Johnck. Image Number 170915_044
W2S Alaska
Matanuska glacier.Warriors to Summits 2017. Photo by Didrik Johnck. Image Number 170915_044
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Norway Peak is a mountain in Alaska, United States of America. It has an elevation of 2568 meters above sea level. Information correct as at Saturday 30th January 2010.

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Norway Peak
Ele: 2731
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Lat/Long: 61.5906099/-147.3992161
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