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4-day Jostedalsbreen glacier ski traverse

Join Anders, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 4-day Jostedalsbreen glacier ski traverse. Discover the wonders of the largest glacier in continental Europe.

Mountain RangeScandinavian Mountains
Duration4 days
Offer periodMay, Jun
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

This 4-day Jostedalsbreen glacier ski traverse will take you across the largest glacier in the European mainland!

With a total area of 487 square-kms, Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in the continental part of Europe — there are even bigger ones in the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago). Jostedalsbreen is located in Sogn og Fjordane county, in western Norway, and it covers over half of Jostedalsbreen National Park.

This amazing ski touring trip will start with a bus ride to Amot, in the traditional region of Osterdalen, followed by a taxi drive to Sotaseter. From here, we’ll set up our gear and start the ski traverse through wild and incredible scenery.

It will be a journey through the seasons. From the summer weather of the lowlands to the raw winter weather in the highest part of the glacier at 1952m. And if weather conditions are good, we’ll be able to summit the peaks of Brenibba (2018 m) and Lodalskåpa (2083 m), the highest in the area.

I’ll be happy to guide you on this 4-day Jostedalsbreen glacier ski traverse. So please send me a request and let’s embark on this amazing ski touring project together!

And if you’re looking for other ski touring adventures in Europe, please check out my  8-day Bernese Oberland ski touring program or my 7-day Monte Rosa to Mont Blanc ski tour.

Accommodation

Night in tents.

More info

You may use the airports in Oslo and Bergen to fly to the local airport at Sogndal with buss/taxi connection to Jostedal/Fjærland.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer and beginning of the traverse

Bus to Åmot and taxi to Sota. Gear up and ski traverse to Slæom cabin.

Day 2: Summit day

We’ll try to reach Ståleskard (2083 m), the highest peak in Jostedalsbreen.

Day 3: Ski traverse

Ski traverse to Bing cabin.

Day 4: Ski down

We’ll ski down to Fjærland.


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Prices per person

Group of 4

EUR 1583 each

Group of 5

EUR 1583 each

Group of 6

EUR 1583 each

Group of 7

EUR 1583 each

Group of 8

EUR 1583 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• A minimum 4 participants is required for this trip. The price only includes the guiding fee. You have to bring and carry your glacier equipment, tent and food during the trip, so consider bringing a light backpack.


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