A Walk to Briksdalsbreen Glacier
Finally, after walking about two kilometers from the village of brixdalen through the most picturesque valley of The same name, about 40 minutes later I almost reached the foot of the ice tongue...read more
Down along the Briksdalen Valley
The walk to the glacier ended with a return to the tiny village where the walking route begins...read more
Passing through the bridge at Cleivafossen watertfall, and climbed the serpentine road, we continue our way to Briksdalsbreenn glacier.
somehow climb higher, now the previous section of the serpentine is visible far below. The rise is not annoying, the road is gentle and the mountain air invigorating.
once again cross the river.
Looking from the bridge back, you can see how we we are high - in the village Briksdalsbre waterfall Volwassen was over my head, and now we're almost at the level of the middle ledge.
bridge-equipped place to stay.
Now the tongue of the glacier is fully visible, but it still is more than a kilometer.
glacier is visible to the Right of another waterfall.
the Path still gently going up the hill.
Another look back - wonderful views of the almost perfectly semi-circular bowl of the mountain valley.
Start large areas of "mutton foreheads" rocks, smoothed by the movement of ice masses.
Arch formed by two flat boulders brought by the glacier during its movement from the mountains. Stones left here after the ice melted.
In the bed of a river Brixdale effectively scattered pieces of huge rocks.
Finally, we reached the lake, situated at the foot of the glacier Byxgalter.