Ski across the Hardangerjokul Glacier, Norway

Ski across the Hardangerjokul Glacier, Norway

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Activities

Camping, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Backpacking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Winter

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Wildlife

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.

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Activities

Camping, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Backpacking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Winter

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