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Hiking in Nigardsbreen - Glacier
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Join the local guides to explore the blue ice world of the Tunsbergdal glacier, who is placed in the end of the Sognefjord. This is the longest glacier arm in Norway.
In small groups we travel trough remote areas of the Jostedal Glacier National Park, were we rarely meet other groups
You start from Turtagrø at the Turtagrø Hotel car park. The path crosses the Helgedalen river on a good bridge and continues through low brush to the...
The starting point is the car park in Engjadalen. The first stretch follows a track on the west side of the river along the valley. After a short walk...
This relatively easy walk provides a spectacular view towards the Skagastølstindane and other peaks in the famous Hurrungane
mountain range. You pass several interesting sights and summer farms (stølar) on the way.
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.
Park at Snøtun below the road at the junction where the mailboxes are located. Walk up the valley on the road for 200 metres and take the first farm...
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.
The walk starts by the Urnes stave church.
To the left from the church, you will find an old cart track in good condition, leading to the farm...
If you take north from the signpost at the strarting point, you can follow a short and easy trail to the DNT cabin at Vigdalstølen.
Short hike throught open mountain terrain to lovely viewpoint.
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