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Sognefjorden Sogndal

Guided hike to Bøyadalen Valley - Fjærland

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Overview

See the Bøyadalen Valley and the ice fall with a guide.

The Bøyadalen Valley hike gets you close to the Bøyabreen Glacier, but keeps you at a safe distance from the ice fall.

This is an easy and family friendly hike in spectacular surroundings.

The hike starts from the parking lot close to the glacier lake at 150 m.a.s.l.  We walk slowly through a lush, green forrest, before entering a moraine ridge made by the glacier in "The Little Ice Age" about 250 years ago. The trail we walk on is good, but sometimes narrow and a little bit steep.

We reach the top of the ridge at 400 m.a.s.l. where we enjoy the view towards the glacier in the mountain side and the lake in the valley below. We return the same way we hiked up.

Duration: 2 hours

Distance: 2 km

Ascension: 250 m

Season: May-October

Level: Easy

 

Equipment you have to bring: trekking shoes or terrain trainers, gloves, hat, sun glasses, sunscreen, drinking water, food, snack, wind/water-proof jacket/pants, a backpack for all your gear. Dress up to feel comfortable in the mountain and pay attention to the weather forecast. 

Important: You should have insurance that covers hiking in the mountain. The guide have all rights to cancel any activity due to difficult conditions concerning the weather or terrain, and/or lack of proper equipment and/or skills of the participants to 


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