Ski across the Hardangerjokul Glacier, Norway

Rate this Adventure

Added by Lars Christian Larssen

Catch a glimpse at some of Norway finest nature. Easy access from Finse. Stunning scenery.

Hardangerjøkulen is the sixth largest glacier in mainland Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Eidfjord and Ulvik in Hordaland county..Hardangerjøkulen's highest point is 1,863 m (6,112 ft) above sea level, and is the highest point in Hordaland county. Its lowest point is 1,050 m (3,440 ft) above sea level. The glacier is easily accessed from the north in the winter, from the village of Finse, which is only accessible by stopping at Finse Station on the Bergensbanen railway line. In the winter the highest point can be accessed from Finse using only skis.

Read More

Tags

Camping
Skiing
Snowshoeing
Backpacking
Scenic
Wildlife

Reviews

Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Nearby Adventures

  • Kayak or Cruise the Aurland and Nærøy Fjords

    These two fjords are some of the most beautiful in all of Norway and also have traditional Norwegian culture tied into them. There are a variety of options to explore them. Several types of boats offer rides, and you can rent kayaks or canoes to p...

  • Ride the Flåm Railway

    This train station starts in Flåm and travels to Myrdal and back. You can purchase a one way ticket and either hike up to or down from Myrdal, or a round trip. There are also opportunities to ride a mountain bike back down as well. If you're trave...

  • Camp in the Flåm Valley

    With a river running straight through town, there are several places to camp, and even more the farther you travel up Flåmsdalsvegen, the main road running up through town and up into the mountains. A beautiful harbor from the stresses of the real...

  • Photograph the Aurland Fjord from the Stegastein Utsiktspunkt

    This incredible panoramic view is brought to you by a man made structure that juts 30 meters out from the mountainside. To get there is a little nerve wracking at times, as the road makes many switchbacks and is usually very narrow. If visiting in...