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At the end of the Longyear valley, there are two glaciers, Lars Breen and Longyear Breen. Longyear Breen have over thousands of years eroded the mountains and pushed the rocks in to a huge moraine in front of the glacier. It is in these rocks we find 40 to 60 million year old plant and animal fossils.
Great nature, animal life and historical heritage are some of the things that will wait for you in this Arctic landscape. Welcome
This combined trekking and glacier trip starts in Nybyen. We walk up to the foot of the glacier and start the glacier trekking crossing the Lars glacier. We head towards Trollsteinen (Troll Mountain). A light meal is served.
You need to be in normal good physical condition to participate.
Easy and short trip for almost everybody. The trip starts at Taubanesentralen in Longyearbyen. After app 45 minutes we arrive on the plateau (400 mh)....
Dogsledding to icecave,7 hours
7 hours of unique adventure!Travel with your own dogsled to the magnificent icecave,which can only be reached by dogsled. We enter the icecave and in the lights from our headlamps we experience ice as few people has seen it. The still standing air in the cave gives the ice perfect conditions to form fantastic shapes and beautiful colors.
On this trip we start walking up the eastside of "The Sarcophagus" at 500 m, beside the Lars Glacier. Here we take time to rest and enjoy the view over Longyearbyen and the Isfjorden, before we head south and down to the Longyear Glacier. On the way we pass through a fascinating landscape
Glacier hike 2,5 km uphill to an amazing ice cave. This cave is worth every step to get there. The hike itself is a senic route between steep mountains.
January - April
October - December
Take a different hiking trip, on the northern side of the Adventfjord.
We cross the Adventfjord by boat and disembark at Revneset. This transfer takes approximately 10 minutes. We then head into Louisdalen towards Carolinedalen. At the top of the valley we turn and make our way up onto Forkastningsfjellet. From here we can enjoy magnificent panoramic views over the Isfjord, stretching from the Nordenskiöld Glacier in Billefjorden to Trygghamna near the west coast.
Surrounded by mountains Longyearbyen has many possibilities for back country skiing. We bring you to one of these tops for a day trip on skis.
A medium hard hiking trip with a nice view. We start at Nybyen and continues through an amazing landscape of glacier and moraine until we arrive at Sar...