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Snowshoe hike to Stegastein viewpoint

  • Postboks 68, Aurland
  • +47 57633323
  •  /  km From You
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The trip begins by minibus along the Aurlandfjord and up to the spectacular viewpoint Stegastein, 650 meters above main sea level.

Prior to departure suitable warm clothing will be given. Along the way your local guide will explain about life on the mountain farms as you pass them , and you are sure to see places you would not expect people to be able to live. On arrival you will be introduced to the art of walking on snowshoes and will hear the history behind them.

All the while the guide will tell you all about the dramatic nature, winter by the fjord and the special culture in the area. You will have several opportunities to see the fjord far beneath you, the tiny village of Undredal, Flåm and the white mountain tops surrounding the entire fjord. At the turning point you will be served hot beverages and can take in the quiet and unique beauty of the area, the photo opportuneties are many.

The trip is suitable for beginners.

Duration: The hike will take about 1-1,5 hours. Before the bus takes you back to Flåm there will be a stop at the viewpoint Stegastein. 

Itinerary:
Meet up on the dock in Flåm 20 min. prior to departure.
Preparations ahead of the trip.
Departure Flåm to Stegastein by minibus 15:30.
Introductions to the use of snowshoes and hike. 
Stegastein viewpoint.
Arrival Flåm 18:00/18:30

Location:
We are located 50 metres from trainstation and 200 metres from Cruise docks.


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  • Source: Visit Sognefjord AS

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Landscape
  • Fjord area

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Boat trips
  • Guided trips
  • Guiding
  • Sailing
Hiking
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)
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Aurland, Norway
The latitude and longitude
60° 51' 46" N / 7° 6' 56" E
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