A Walk to Briksdalsbreen Glacier


Kleivafossen Waterfall

Kleivafossen Waterfall

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Briksdalsbreen glacier

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

Down along the Briksdalen Valley

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Briksdalselva River

Briksdalselva River

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Briksdalsbre Village

Briksdalsbre village

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.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen 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.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

once again cross the river.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

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.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

bridge-equipped place to stay.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

Now the tongue of the glacier is fully visible, but it still is more than a kilometer.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

glacier is visible to the Right of another waterfall.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

the Path still gently going up the hill.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

Another look back - wonderful views of the almost perfectly semi-circular bowl of the mountain valley.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

Start large areas of "mutton foreheads" rocks, smoothed by the movement of ice masses.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

Arch formed by two flat boulders brought by the glacier during its movement from the mountains. Stones left here after the ice melted.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

In the bed of a river Brixdale effectively scattered pieces of huge rocks.

Walking tour to Briksdalsbreen glacier

Finally, we reached the lake, situated at the foot of the glacier Byxgalter.

Glacier Briksdalsbreen. Briksdalsbreen glatcier