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Hiking in Nigardsbreen - Glacier
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Solvorn-Setålen is a hike that takes about 1 hour. Start by following the old farm road until you meet the forest...
A few hundred years ago this path was the main road between Jostedal and Lustrafjorden. Vigdalen was then a part of Dale and this path was the road to church. The path is called Bispevegen (The Bishop's road) after Bishop Johan Nordal Brun, who travelled this path when visiting Jostedalen. The year of passing and the first letters of his name are engraved in the mountain beneath Storhaug.
From the top of Molden, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the fjords.
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.
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...
This is one of the "classic" Norwegian walks. Fannaråkhytta is the highest mountain hut in Norway ( 2068 m a.s.l.) and is manned during the summer.
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...
Take off from Fv. 604 towards Jostedalen right after the tunnel in Gardsjølet, after you have passed Fossøy/Sperle. By the first intersection, you...
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.
May - July
September - October
From Nestesessen you can enjoy the best view of the Nigardsbreen glacier.
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