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Go hiking on Folgefonna Glacier - the southernmost glacier in Norway. A glacial adventure awaits with deep crevasses, beautiful blue ice and stunning views of the North Sea and the Rosendal Alpes.

Safety is key when hiking on ice. You and your fellow hikers will be roped together with an experienced guide on the 5-6 hour-long hike to explore the Juklavass Glacier, a branch of the imposing Folgefonna Glacier.

The first leg of the hike takes you from Fonna Ski Resort to a vantage point next to the glacier arm. From here, you can reach the front where the glacier calves - or the summit with stunning views and areas with blue ice crevasses.

The route will be adapted to the participants wishes and conditions. Note that several parts of the trip have a steep ascent, meaning you need to be in good physical shape.

Glacier hiking is a powerful nature experience, and no two trips are alike with the glacier changing throughout the season.
Early in the season you can expect a lot of snow, while late in the season the ice is more exposed, with beautiful blue ice.

The guides will share information about the nature and history of the area along the way.

Join us for a full day on the ice!

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Happy glacier hiker at Folgefonna
Glacier hiking through an ice tunnel
Blue ice tunnel at Folgefonna
Glacier hiking at Folgefonna
Glacier hiking taking photo at viewpoint overlooking Folgefonna
Glacier hiking at Folgefonna
Happy glacier hiker at Folgefonna

Important on this trip

Equipment included

Crampons Harness Rope Helmet Ice ax Mountain boots (size EUR 33-48)

Clothing

Due to bacteria in the ice you must wear a long-sleeved shirt and pants. Bring a water-and-windproof jacket, sunglasses, hat, gloves and ski pants.

Food

Meals are not included on this trip. Food and drinks can be purchased at Fonna Glacier Ski Resort.

Meeting Point

Meet at Folgefonni Guide Shop at Fonna Glacier Ski Resort.

Age Limit

The lower age limit to participate on this tour is 10. Previous experience with long hikes is required.

Glacier guide

This tour is guided by one or multiple guides from the Folgefonni Glacier guide team. They have more than 30 years of experience on the Folgefonna glacier.