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Icecave trip underneath the Glacier - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

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Ice crystals, halls and tunnels are waiting for us in the ice cave. Join us for a "cold" adventure!

Hike facts

Duration
  • 5 hours
  • 1 day

Contact information

Description

Melting water channels are formed in the glaciers during the summer. In winter these channels freeze, creating spectacular ice caves we can visit. After about 1 1/2 hours walk with snow shoes we enter the ice cave and dress in helmet and head lamp. Now we will enter the freezed melting channles. We may have to crawl during some parts of the trip, so the trip is not suitable for those with back problems or claustrophobia. Duration app. 5 hours. Limit of age: 10 years

Categories

  • Glacier walking Glacier walking
  • Caving Caving
  • Hiking Hiking
  • Winter without skis Winter without skis

Hours

10/20/2014 - 1/31/2015
Mon - Sun
2/1/2015 - 5/31/2015
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun

Facilities

  • Capacity

    • number of persons
  • Season

    • winter
  • Activities

    • hiking
    • glacier hiking
  • Language

    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Duration

    • 5 hours
    • 1 day
  • Discounts

    • discount for children
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Icecave trip underneath the Glacier - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

Icecave trip underneath the Glacier - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

Melting water channels are formed in the glaciers during the summer. In winter these channels freeze, creating spectacular ice caves we can visit....

Icecave trip underneath the Glacier - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

Source: Visitnorway

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