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For those looking for a challenging hiking experience, this blue ice hike and top-rope ice climbing tour is a great choice. Explore the Nigardsbreen Glacier with a small group and enjoy a unique hike.

This tour on the blue ice of Nigardsbreen is a challenging glacier hiking experience. Hikers must wear clothing covering their entire body (no shorts or skirts without leggings) and bring gloves, warm layers for wind and rain, sunglasses and hiking boots. 

For groups of up to six people, the expert-guided tour allows you to explore the best parts of the glacier. The tour also includes climbing a steep vertical ice wall with ice picks while secured by a top rope and rappelling into and climbing out of crevasses. Hikers can expect the tour to last 6.5 hours, with four hours spent on the glacier.

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Important on this trip

Clothing

Bring gloves, warm wind- and waterproof clothing, sunglasses and hiking boots.

Food

There is no food included so make sure to pack a good lunch pack.

Age Limit

Participants have to be at least 12 years old.

Meeting Point

Nigardsbreen parking lot, by the sign marked "Guide".

Guide

This hike is operated by an experienced guide.

Glacier Visitor Center

Included in the hike is also access to the exhibition at Breheimsenteret, the Glacier Visitor Center.