Mountain expanses and bogs

Read about the dramatic bare mountain, the highest peaks and the wet bogs.

The dramatic bare mountain

Where the forest ends, the bare mountain starts. Read more »

The highest peaks

Olof Rudbeck proclaimed Städjan the highest mountain in the world, and Storvätteshågna is the highest mountain in Svealand. But the highest peaks in Gränslandet are on the Norwegian side.
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The wet bogs

Bogs are not as common here as in other parts of the Scandinavian mountain world. The reason is the stony ground, low precipitation and cold winters in Gränslandet. Read more »