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Trollveggen, on the train from Åndalsnes to Trondheim

On the train from Åndalsnes to Trondheim

The beauty of Reinheimen National Park in Norway is overwhelming. Attempting to capture it in photographs is almost as pointless as trying to capture the experience of standing at the rim of the Grand Canyon and looking out over the expanse. So of course I had to try. Over and over and over!

This rock formation includes the famous Trollveggen (immediately out of frame on the right), the tallest vertical rock face in Europe. The lip at the top of the wall actually extends 160 ft. beyond the base, making it both an awe-inspiring sight and a magnet for base jumpers and other thrill seekers. This picture gives a different perspective of the scene—one I am sure I will never see.