Most of the year the blue ice at Folgefonna is covered by snow; a great experience besides skiing is to explore Folgefonna or the surrounding nature by snowshoes. This product is available all year, but it has some restrictions regarding weather. Best periods for these trips are from February to June and from October to December. Mid winter it migth be to far to walk all the way up to the glacier, but then nice routes are found nearby the glacier.
The exact route for trip is depending on snow conditions; if possible the trip goes to Folgefonna glacier. For all trips we guarantee a real nature experience. The length of trip depends on the participant’s physical condition and wishes. This is not a daily activity but on request.
Snowshoeing is possible all year, but main season is from April to June and from September to November. Snow shoeing is definitively best to do in good weather.
Minimum 1 hour, but recommends at least 3-4 hours trip. Recommended trip is to a view point call “Folgefonna Panorama”, this trip is about 2 km in total length, and start and end at the Folgefonn Summer ski center in Jondal.
This trip fits everyone from 8-80 years old.
Warm, wind-and water proof clothing (depending on weather), gloves, mountain boots, food and something to drink. Sunglasses and sun lotion is also recommended.
Included in the price are snow shoes, poles, and mountain boots. We need to know your show size when you book the trip. Mountain boots are in sizes from 33 to 48 (EUR). We also offer rental of clothing (reservation of clothing has to be done when trip is booked). For sale we have sun glasses, sun lotion, maps, snacks, lunch food. We can also organize lunch
6200 NOK for glacier guide 1. Day (maximum 12 hours trip) includes snow shoe equipment. The group can me maximum 12 persons pr. Glacier guide. We have 50 pair of snow shoes.
By web, phone (+47 55298921/+47 95117792), e-mail or at our office Juklafjord in Jondal. This trip is not daily; it will be arranged on request
Experience the glacier by snowshoes
For eveyone between 7-80 years old
From 1-6 hours
Lunch can be included
Availble 365 days a year
Popular highligth on trip is a view point called "Folgefonna Panorama"