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6-Day Alpine Climbing Course Near Jostedalen in Norway

Come to northern Europe with an IFMGA-certified Jostedalen Breforarlag guide and experience the isolated thrills of mountaineering in Norway on a six-day alpine climbing course near Jostedalen.

Mountain RangeScandinavian Mountains
Duration6 days
Offer periodJul
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Learn the fundamentals of alpine climbing and mountaineering on top terrain.

  • Take in the natural splendor of Norway, Jostedalen, and Jotunheimen.

  • Allow yourself six days to develop techniques from a certified local expert.

Description

Go straight to the heart of Norway and take off on the mountaineering course of a lifetime! This six-day guided program gives you the tools to advance your alpine climbing career in one of the most remote and utterly evocative locations on Earth!

The pristine wilderness of Norway is an adventurer’s dream. From charming valleys and historic peaks to glacial lakes and lush meadows, those seeking a true nature getaway can find it all in the center of the accommodating Scandinavian country. And the crème de la crème of this fjord-filled majesty is Jostedalen, a valley graced with luscious terrain in every direction and a perfect place to become a better alpine climber.

Our program is designed to give you the fundamental skills to complete mountaineering objectives all over the world in all types of environment. We will cover rock and ice climbing, as well as rope, belay, and rescue techniques in both forms. We will incorporate in-depth safety training into all areas of the course while cementing a high standard of security before, during, and after our climbs.

With six days of instruction, you will have ample opportunity to master basic skills and practices and improve upon the ones you have already acquired. We will use the scenic backdrop of the unbelievable Scandinavian Mountains to focus on ascending, abseiling, topography comprehension, navigation, and program planning. By the end of your week in Norway, you will be able to multi-pitch on a more ambitious objective with a new-found comfort and energy.

The Jotunheimen has some great challenges that will add a thrilling level of fulfilment to the alpine climbing course, including Sore Dyrhaugstind (2,072m) and Dyrhaugsrydden, a heart-pumping traverse that is as fun as it is visually stunning. This unforgettable trip will teach you the skills necessary to progress as a climber on practical climbs to apply your instruction. There is no better location for a course like this.

Security is our top priority, and I will ensure you have the time of your life in the safest way possible. I am always happy to treat others to the hidden wonders of Norway and I look forward to helping you experience it like a local.

As an introductory program in rock and ice climbing, our course is a great way for climbers with previous glacier experience and hiking experience. A high level of physical fitness is pivotal for the success of the program, as is the mental fortitude to complete a sustained journey like this one.

Book this wonderful Norwegian alpine climbing course NOW and experience the magic of Scandinavia in the region surrounding Jostedalen and all its glory!

More info

There is a minimum of two (2) participants and a maximum of three (3) participants per guide for this program. You must be 17 years old to participate in this program. Participants should be comfortable using an ice axe, crampons, and rope, as well as a general foundation of crevasse rescue techniques.

Meeting point

We will meet in Bretun at 8:00pm the evening before our program. Contact me upon booking for more information regarding our meeting location.

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About the guide

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Based in Western Norway, near the Sognefjord, our guiding agency has been offering its services since 1987. We are located in the Jostedalen Valley from where we have quick and easy access to the popular Nigardsbreen, an arm of the large Jostedalsbreen glacier.

Originally established by certified guides Steinar Bruheim, Thore Stensberg, Heidi Zimmermann and Arve Tvedt, the agency's staff now includes up to 30 guides in the high season, both in Norway and internationally, all with solid knowledge and experience.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

NOK 6341 each

Group of 2

NOK 7114 each

Group of 3

NOK 7114 each

Group of 4

NOK 6341 each

Group of 5

NOK 6341 each

Group of 6

NOK 6341 each

Group of 7

NOK 6341 each

Group of 8

NOK 6341 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• This is the price to join one of our group programs. The price includes the guiding fee and accommodation in Bretun.


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