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Hiking in Nigardsbreen - Glacier
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The trail starts about 200 meters back from the signpost on the country road in Vigdalen. The trail crosses the river and after a while goes south towa...
"The finest ice-scenery in Europe", said the English mountaineer William Cecil Slingsby about the three wild ice-falls called Lokebreen, Odinbreen and Torsbreen which tumble down from the Jostedalsbreen glacier at the face of Austerdalsbreen. Here you can get just a taste of the wild glacier landscape without having to walk over the glacier itself.
Are you looking for the best snow? The guides at Fimbul Jostedal know exactly where the powder snow is. If you are not satisfied with the snow conditio...
Myrhønna, the most distinctive mountain in Jostedalen, is a landmark. For centuries the pyramid-shaped peak, buttressed by the Geisdalsfossen waterfall, has been a popular motif with painters and photographers. From the summit you can see both the Jotunheimen range and the Jostedalsbreen glacier.
From Nestesessen you can enjoy the best view of the Nigardsbreen glacier.
Spectacular views of the whole of western Norway await you at the cairn. Below, to the west, lies Skåldalen, the shieling for Åsen farm. With its many rocky and snow-covered sections, the ascent of Vangsen is not for the faint-hearted. Vangsen, Jostedalen’s highest mountain, is easily accessible in the summer thanks to the Vanndalsvatnet access road. The trail is considered one of Norway’s best summit trails for skiers because of the heavy snowfall that lies for a long time. Vangsen means ploughshare, and when you look at the mountain from the bothy at Mannen, the name makes perfect sense.
Beautiful and easy walk which goes through very nice surroundings, both wild and man-made. On the way you will have views over Lustrafjorden and Urnes, Hafslo and Hafslovatnet. The round trip route is well marked with red spots
Park you car underneath the farm Feigum, by the fjord-side of the road. The trail starts by the road approximately 300 meters towards Ornes from the pa...
Easy hike through open mountain terrain to lovely viewpoint.
Short hike throught open mountain terrain to lovely viewpoint.