Alpine course

This course is an introduction to ice and rock climbing. Suitable for those who have completed a glacier course, or who have similar experience. Agelimit: 17 years Duration: 6 Days Meetingpoint: 20:00 at Bretun lodge

Blue Ice Family Walk

Leisurely Blue Ice Family Walk on Nigardsbreen Glacier is suitable for families with children from 8 years and for those who want a short and easy glacier hike in low speed.   For more information please visit our homepage: www.bfl.no   You meet the guides on the left edge of Nigardsbreen.For easier access use the ferry from the car park.  From the quay, follow a marked path with red marks until you get to the top of a wooden stair. There you turn left (sign Family-hike). After that, please follow the orange cones to the bottom of the glacier on the left side (two small equipment shelters). Calculate on using min. 1 hour from the car park incl. boat transportation (15 min) and the hike ( 30-45 min.) up to the edge of the glacier. In High season it may can be some waiting for the boat in both directions! Tickets for visiting the exhibitions at Breheimsenteret - the Glacier Visitor Centre - are not included but can be purchased ONLINE (only online) cheaper as a package.   Duration: about 1 hour. Agelimit: 8 years Meeting point: By the edge of the glacier on the left side (two small shelters) min. 30 minutes before tour commences. Equipment: Please use this link NB! No private guiding on the Family Walk. 

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Early Bird - Deluxe Blue Ice hike

Experience the blue ice on Nigardsbreen in a small group of max. 6 pers.  before all other tourists visit the glacier. We take the first boat over the lake and experience the unique nature on an early morning. "The early bird peck first" The entrance to the exhibition in the Glacier Visitor Centre (Breheimsenteret) and Lunch is included. Agelimit: Min. 12 years Duration: Ca. 4,5 hours Meetingpoint: Meet the guide at the Glacier Visitor senter "Breheimsentret" 09:15 Equipment: Please use this link

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Falketind 2067 meters

For many years Jostedalen Breførarlag have collaborated with the hosts of the tourist chalet Fondsbu (DNT) at Eidsbugarden in providing mountain guiding services to lofty and well known summits above 2000 meters in the surrounding area. Required: Good physical shape and hiking experience Age limit: 12 years. Duration: About 9-11 hours. Difficulty: Strenuous with rock climbing degree 2-2+ Meeting point: 21:00 Fondsbu lodge Equipment: Very warm clothes, hiking boots, gloves, hat, rain gear and lunch.

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Glacier course

At the glacier course you will learn how to use crampons, ice axe, rope and other security devices for ice and snow. After completion of the glacier course, you should be competent enough to travel safely in a rope team over moderately demanding glaciers and icefalls. Required: Good physical shape and hiking experience Agelimit: 17 years Duration: 5 days Meeting point: 20:00 Bretun lodge

Kids Special

Short Blue Ice Hike for parents and sporty children. If your family consists of sporty children and you think the ordinary Blue Ice Family Walk being too short and too little challenging as well? If yes, then the KIDS SPECIAL is the right choice! The hike is tailor made for parents and their fit and sporty children who want to experience an exciting and various glacier hike and explore the blue ice world of Nigardsbreen Glacier. This glacier hike is more demanding than the ordinary Blue Ice Family Walk and should be booked only for parents with sporty and fit children who are used to hike and love being outdoor in the nature. Price incl. a complete glacier equipment. Entrance to the exhibitions at Breheimsenteret (the Glacier Visitor Centre) is included. Required: Children accompanied by their parent(s) only. Agelimit for children min. 8 years and max. 14 years. Equipment (required): Gloves for the children. More information  Duration: About 1,5 hrs. on the ice. Total 3,5-4 hrs.  

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Long Blue Ice Hike

Experience with our mountain guides the giant blue ice world of the NIGARDSBREEN Glacier on a Glacier hike and learn about the exciting nature of the Jostedalsglacier. The trip is long enough to seek out some of the most impressive areas of the blue ice. Discover the power of nature and learn how to use crampons and ice axe, visit ice tunnels, impressive ice towers and deep blue crevasses. Learn all about the formative power of a Glacier. An experience you never will forget! This glacier hike is more demanding than the Short Blue Ice Hike. The route passes through some more challenging and steeper parts of the glacier and as a reward you get a great view. The entrance to the exhibition at Breheimsenteret is included. (Does not apply to groups). Age limit: Min. 12 years. Duration: about 4,5-5 hours. Meeting point: Meet the guide at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilets at the Nigardsbreen car park. Equipment: Please use this link

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Mini-rock climbing course

Provides an introduction to rock and mountain climbing in Jostedalen.We end the course with a classic route and ridge traverses in Jotunheimen. Required: Good physical shape and hiking experience Age limit: 17 years Duration: 3 days Meetingpoint: 20:00 at Bretun lodge

Private Blue Ice Family hike for groups 15+ pers.

Date: 01.07-25.08 Time: Groups determine the start time itself between 10:30-15:30. Transport: The boat is included. Place: Nigardsbreen car park at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilets. All private group hikes must be booked in advance. Pris:  475.- per pers. (adults and children) incl. boat transportation and necessary glacier equipment.

Private Blue Ice hike

Renting your own private guide increases your options. The trip can be tailored to you/your groups' needs or preferences. Price for a private Blue Ice hike: 1 - 3   Pers. NOK 3100.- in total. 4 - 10 Pers. NOK   875.- per pers. 10+ Pers. 10% discount Time: Upon request. A start time between 09:30 - 13:00 the return transportation with the  glacier boat is included. Otherwise you have to walk by foot back to the parking lot. Duration about 1 hour. The age limit: 10 years. Booking: All private hikes must be booked and paid in advance. Requests to: post@bfl.no

Private Glacier hikes

Private Glacier Hikes at the Jostedalsbreen Glacier or at the Smørstabbreen Glacier in Jotunheimen National Park. Please contact us in advance for more info and booking.

Private guiding mountaneering and rock- climbing

In Jostedalen and Hurrungane area in Vest-Jotunheimen you can experience both traditional rock climbing and a variety of alpine high mountain routes. In Jostedalen and Sogndal (Kvam area) you can climb in Klettergarten which offer you many routes suitable for a basic rock climbing course or just a fun day of enjoyable climbing on solid rock under good supervision. Please contact us in advance at post@bfl.no

Private hikes from Fondsbu-Jotunheimen

Private mountain hikes around the tourist chalet of Fondsbu (DNT) at Eidsbugarden  to lofty and well known summits in the surrounding area. Booking: All private hikes must be booked and paid in advance. Inquiry to: post@bfl.no

Private short Blue Ice hike

Renting your own private guide increases your options. The trip can be tailored to you/your groups' needs or preferences. Price for a private short blue Ice hike: 1 - 3   Pers. NOK 2775.- in total. 4 - 10 Pers. NOK   775.- per pers. 10+ Pers. 10% discount Time: Upon request. A start time between 09:30 - 13:30 the return transportation with the  glacier boat is included. Otherwise you have to walk by foot back to the parking lot. Duration about 1 hour. The age limit: 8 years. Booking: All private hikes must be booked and paid in advance. Inquiry to: post@bfl.no

Private Special Blue Ice Hike

Renting your own private guide increases your options. The trip can be tailored to you/your groups' needs or preferences. Price for a private Special Blue Ice Hike: 1 - 3 Pers. NOK 3675.- in total. 4 - 6 Pers. NOK 1025.- per pers. Time: Upon request. A start time between 09:30 - 11:30 the return transportation with the  glacier boat is included. Otherwise you have to walk by foot back to the parking lot. Duration about 1 hour. The age limit: 10 years. Booking: All private hikes must be booked and paid in advance. Inquiry to: post@bfl.no

Short Blue Ice hike

With help of trained glacier guides, the right equipment and some expert instruction it is no big case to walk on the blue, hard ice. This is not a very strenuous hike, but the route passes through the blue ice landscape - with towers, pinnacles and crevasses - is not flat and in some parts it climbs quite steep up and down.  Therefore you should be used to walk on an easy mountain path. From 2017 entrance to the exhibition in the Glacier Visitor Centre (Breheimsenteret) is included. Age limit: Min. 12 years. Duration: Ca. 4 hours. Meeting: Meet the guide at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilets at the Nigardsbreen car park, about 30 minutes before start. Equipment: Please use this link

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Ski touring Jostedalsbreen

This is a trek providing fantastic variation. During the same trip you may meet warm spring weather or arctic winter, horizontal sleet and burning sun, fog as thick as oatmeal with visibility down to 30 feet, and incredible panoramas towards jagged summits and a vast white expanse. The climb on the first day takes about 10 hours and is very steep. The stages on the other days are coupled, but not so steep until the descent to the fjord. Duration approx. 8-12 hours per day. Each participant must carry a backpack vo 15-20 kg Required: Good physical condition and mountain skiing experience Duration: 3 days Age limit: Min. 15 years Difficulty: Strenuous Accomodation: At Bretun lodge and in a tent  

Special Blue Ice hike

In small groups of max. 6 people, you can enjoy a more demanding blue ice trek and you will also try out some exciting ice climbing on a steep ice wall with a pair of climbing axes completely safe because of the top rope. From 2017 is entrance to the exhibition in the Glacier Visitor Centre (Breheimsenteret) included. Agelimit: Min. 12 years Duration: Ca. 6 hours Meetingpoint: Meet the guide at the equipment depot (sign GUIDE) next to the toilet at the car park by the glacier lake min. 15 minutes before starting. Equipment: Please use this link

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Uranostind 2157m

For many years Jostedalen Breførarlag have collaborated with the hosts of the tourist chalet Fondsbu (DNT) at Eidsbugarden in providing mountain guiding services to lofty and well known summits over 2000m in the surrounding area. Required: Good physical shape and hiking experience Agelimit: 12 years Duration: about 10 hours Difficulty: Middle+ Glacier and Mountain hike Meeting point: 21:00 Fondsbu lodge ​Equipment: Very warm clothes, hiking boots, gloves, hat, rain gear and lunch.

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Uranostind Søregga

Rock climbing  level 2-3+, approx. 12 hours max. 3 Pers. per guide Required: Good physical shape and hiking experience Agelimit: 16 years Duration: about 12 hours Difficulty: Strenuous / rock climbing UIAA degree 2-3+ Meeting point: 21:00 Fondsbu lodge Equipment: Very warm clothes, hiking boots, gloves, hat, rain gear and lunch. Only as private hike