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Jostedalsbreen 5-day glacier course, mountaineering

Explore the breathtaking Jostedalsbreen glaciated area on this exciting 5-day trip with one of our IFMGA certified guides.

Mountain RangeScandinavian Mountains
Duration5 days
Offer periodJun, Jul
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Become a glacier pro on this course.

  • Enjoy the stunning Norwegian glaciers, mountains and fjords.

  • Learn all the necessary tips to travel safely on glaciers.

Description

Get ready for a spectacular 5-day adventure in the glaciated area of the Jostedalsbreen, Norway. Join us for a unique experience and enjoy the breathtaking glacier tongues as you learn the basics for safe glacier travel.

This trip will take place in Nigardsbreen, Tuftebreen and Jostedalsbreen, three impressive areas in Norway. On this course, we’ll teach you how to use crampons, an ice axe, rope as well as all the necessary safety techniques to consider while hiking on glaciers. Additionally, we’ll also review important topics such as tour planning, meteorology, maps and compass, and how to assess alpine dangers. After this course, you’ll be able to hike on glaciers by yourself and discover new areas.

Even though we’ll be reviewing basic mountaineering concepts, we recommend this trip to participants with some experience in the mountains. It is also important for participants to be in a good physical shape and be at least 17 years old.

So book your trip now and explore this dazzling Norwegian corner while becoming an experienced glacier hiker.

For more adventures in Norway, be sure to check out this rock climbing trip we offer in Jotunheimen and this ski tour we offer in Jostedal Glacier.

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All trips must be paid in advance.

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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 16753 each

Group of 2

NOK 8325 each

Group of 3

NOK 5454 each

Group of 4

NOK 5454 each

Group of 5

NOK 5454 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee


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