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SNOWSHOE HIKING- WITH A VIEW POINT OF THE FJORD
NEW! SNOWSHOE HIKES!
Come and experience the Norwegian winter on snowshoes!
From February 2014 we offer guided hikes in our local mountains to
Stegastein viewpoint in Aurland. Join us on this hike from fjord to mountain, enjoy the amazing view and experience how it is to
hike on these traditional snowshoes. Your guide will tell you about the
unique local nature, and hot beverages will be served during the hike.
The trip is suitable for beginners, general fitness but no experience
needed.


The trip begins by minibus along the Aurlandfjord and up to the spectacular
viewpoint Stegastein, 650 meters above main sea level. Prior to departure
suitable warm clothing will be given. Along the way your local guide will
explain about life on the mountain farms as you pass them , and you are
sure to see places you would not expect people to be able to live. On
arrival you will be introduced to the art of walking on snowshoes and will
hear the history behind them. All the while the guide will tell you all
about the dramatic nature, winter by the fjord and the special culture in
the area. You will have several opportunities to see the fjord far beneath
you, the tiny village of Undredal, Flåm and the white mountain tops
surrounding the entire fjord. At the turning point you will be served hot
beverages and can take in the quiet and unique beauty of the area, the
photo opportuneties are many. The hike will take about 1-1,5 hours. Before
the bus takes you back to Flåm there will be a stop at the viewpoint
Stegastein. The trip is suitable for beginners.

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SNOWSHOE HIKING- WITH A VIEW POINT OF THE FJORD NEW! SNOWSHOE HIKES! Come and experience the Norwegian winter on snowshoes! From February 2014 we...

Snowshoe hike to viewpoint

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