The feeling of being on the top of Norway is great when visiting Folgefonna Glacier. A panorama view of blue ice, fjord, and surrounding mountains. The human being is small in a spectacular glacier landscape.
These trips fit everyone in normal physical conditions. The exact route for trip is depending on snow and ice conditions; if possible, the trip goes to a fantastic viewpoint at Folgefonna glacier. In May-June snow shoes and poles are probably needed for this hike, from July-September crampons and ice ax is needed to move around in this landscape. We guarantee a knowledgeable glacier guide and a real nature experience! Safety first! The trip starts from Folgefonn Summer ski center in Jondal (19 km from the village Jondal).
May until October
Minimum 2 hour but recommends at least 3-4 hours trip. To be able to reach viewpoint at least 2 hours is needed (minimum total length 2,2 km to walk to viewpoint).
This trip fits everyone from 8-80 years old.
Warm, wind-and waterproof clothing (depending on weather), gloves, mountain boots. Sunglasses and sun lotion are recommended.
Included in the price are snowshoes, poles, mountain boots and glacier equipment like harness, rope etc. if needed (depend on snow conditions). Our Mountain boots are in sizes from 33 to 48 (EUR). If the conditions are icy, crampons are used instead of snowshoes, rope, harnesses, helmet may also be needed. All of this is included in the price.
Optional additional cost is clothing, gloves and lunch box, we prefer you bring these things yourself, if not we have these things for sale, but let us know 24 hours before hike what you want do book/buy.