Why should you pick this hike instead of other hikes taking you to a glacier in Norway?
Well, first of all, you have many great hikes taking you to glaciers in Norway. Many are shorter and easier than this one as well. Why is it that I would tell you to do this one then?
1. The drive up there is amazing
2. You start at 780 meters above sea level - no "transportation hike" to get to the action
3. Few people hike it, even though the trail is good.
4. Some locals consider it the best hike they have done
5. There is a shelter with beds that is open - enjoy
6. Dramatic suspention bridges.
7. The glacier is awesome
8. The greater area is awesome - the West coast and Trolltunga
Feel free to check out my video from the hike to Svelgabreen:
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