If you would like to experience a more challenging glacier hike, you can join a long glacier hike incl. toprope ice climbing in the blue ice on NIGARDSBREEN.
In a small group of max. 6 people we explore the most spectacular parts of the Nigards Glacier and as a coronation we climb, well secured under expert guidance an almost vertical ice wall or rappel into a crevasse.
The exhibition at Breheimsenteret is included. (does not apply to groups).
10.07 - 24.08 Monday - Saturday at 10:00
Departure at 10:30.
Fits with the schedule of the Glacier Bus.
Nigardsbreen car park at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilets.
Totally 5,5 - 6 hours, on ice ca. 4 hours.
The total time is calculated as follow:
Boat transport: 15 min. x 2 plus some waiting.
Walking to and from the glacier 45 min. x 2.
Equip/roping up and instruction, approx. 30 min.
A long hike with some top-rope ice climbing. The hike on the ice is partly steep and can be exposed in some places.
Min. age limit: 12 years.
Warm, wind- and waterproof clothing, sunglasses, lunch package and hiking boots. The clothing must cover the whole body (no shorts or skirts without leggings). More advices about equipment
Min. 2 og max. 6 pers. per guide.
NOK 990.- inkl. ticket to the exhibition at Breheimsenteret and necessary glacier equipment.
Online booking or if spaces left, at the Glacier Visitor Centre latest 1 hour before start or directly of your glacier guide. Payment to the guide cash only in NOK.
1-3 pers. NOK 4190.- totally.
4-6 pers. NOK 1150.-/pers.
Upon request. With a start time between 09:30-11:30 the transportation with the glacier boat is included in the price. Otherwise you have to walk by foot to/from the glacier. Duration about 1,5 hour each way.
Min. age limit: 10 years.
All private hikes must be booked and paid in advance.
Booking and request