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Glacier Hike in Norway - Taking in the stunning natural beauty

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Directly across the Lyngen fjord from the luxury of Lyngen Lodge lies a truly remarkable natural feature. Countless centuries old, it still reveals new secrets from time to time. Even under the summer sun, it is still icy and cool to the touch. And despite all appearances, it is constantly moving at a very slow rate. A hike to the Strupbreen glacier is an unforgettable moment.

Lyngen Lodge offers fully guided hikes to the Strupbreen glacier, a dramatic sight of amazing natural beauty. The glacier can be explored on tailored activity courses and adventure routes, offering a fantastic experience for all ages, fitness levels and general interests.

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All you need for a Norway Glacier Hike

The glacier experience at Lyngen Lodge begins with a boat transfer across the beautiful Lyngen fjord, followed by a two hour Norway hiking tour. Come in your walking gear for the journey ahead.

Once you reach the glacier, your trained guide will provide you with the necessary crampons, ice axes and equipment to begin your adventure across the ice.

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Norway hiking tours to the remarkable Strupbreen Glacier

Once you reach the breathtaking Strupbreen glacier, it is up to you and your guides to decide a programme that best suites your desires. There are many different possibilities, making this a perfect activity for everyone from family groups to corporate group team building events.

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The Strupbreen Glacier

The dramatic Strupbreen glacier was originally formed centuries ago by heavy snowfall that compacted and eventually turned into ice. Originally reaching all the way down into the Lyngen fjord, it has slowly retreated over the years. It is now some 2km away from the shores of the fjord.



Facts about Norway glacier hikes

Did you know...

  • There are an estimated 2534 glaciers in Norway, dating back to the last Ice Age
  • Glacier study is a good way to measure climate change – glacier coverage has decreased 11% in the last 30 years in Norway
  • The ice of a glacier can be incredibly thick – the deepest in Norway (Svartisen glacier) is around 636 meters thick