Visit to Nigardsbreen Glacier

On these pages you will find a detailed illustrated story about climbing one of the most famous glaciers in Norway.


Nigardsbrevatnet Glacial Lake

Nigardsbrevatnet Glacial Lake

After this theoretical introduction to the glaciers in Fjærland Museum, we have to consolidate the received knowledge in practice, and we drive to the Nigardsbreen glacier, one more language of the same great Jostedalsbreen...read more


The Path to the Nigardsbreen Glacier

Nigardsbreen

The boat ride on the glacier lake took only five minutes, and the boat took us to a small pier. We still have about a kilometer to go to the glacier along the lake shore...read more


Climbing Nigardsbreen Glacier

Nigardsbreen Glacier

After half an hour of simple trekking along the shore of lake Nigardsbevatnet and climbing a gentle slope, we reached the lower border of the glacier, located a hundred meters above the lake level...read more


Panoramic Photos of Nigardsbreen Glacier

Nigardsbreen Glacier, panorama

During the ascent, I took several panoramas, I hope they will more fully convey the picture of this beautiful place...read more