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Hiking in Nigardsbreen - Glacier
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The walk from Galden to Øvrabøstølen follows a nice path and a forest track and takes about 30 minutes. The path to Brimskår turns of from...
The panorama hike - Lovely hike with wonderful view of the western part of Jotunheimen and Breheimen.
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.
From Nestesessen you can enjoy the best view of the Nigardsbreen glacier.
This is a panoramatour past the mountain farms Flaten, Skåri and Rebni to the mountain pasture Rebnisli. You will experience a nice view against Skjolden centre and the Lusterfjord. Private farm road to Rebni. Path from Rebni to Rebnisli.
From the starting point the trail cross the river near the deserted farm Kilen and continue a bit steep uphill towards Kilali. The trail passes...
This is a nice walk through a rich botany landscape in the Mørkrid valley. On the trip you will see the Kakkasgjels falls, silent and magic small lakes and old mountain huts.
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Take off from Fv. 604 towards Jostedalen right after the tunnel in Gardsjølet, after you have passed Fossøy/Sperle. By the first intersection, you...
"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.
A few hundred years ago this path was the main road between Jostedal and Lustrafjorden. Vigdalen was then a part of Dale and this trail was the road to church. The trail is called Bispevegen (The Bishop's road) after Bishop Johan Nordal Brun, who travelled this trail when visiting Jostedalen. The year of passing and the first letters of his name are engraved in the mountain beneath Storhaug.
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