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Great hike with amazing view

It's an amazing hike of approximately 3 hours with some challenging parts, but an amazing view in... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Sorana L
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Great hike with beautiful vue on the glacier

Very nice hike with a couple of tough parts with bridges and ropes, but the final view is worth... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Daniele A
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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Odda 5750, Norway
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It's an amazing hike of approximately 3 hours with some challenging parts, but an amazing view in the end. Definitely worth it :)

Thank Sorana L
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Very nice hike with a couple of tough parts with bridges and ropes, but the final view is worth every complicated part!

Thank Daniele A
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The hike cost us a small two hours one-way. It was a pretty steep path, with ropes, bridges and ladders. They were all in a good state. The hike starts in a nice forest and follows the main river all the way upstream. After the...More

1  Thank Richard d
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

An amazing hike up to Buarbreen Glacier. You get within 100 metres of the glacier with great views throughout. Much of the hike is steep on difficult terrain. Much clambering, scrambling, climbing and even abseiling! There are many rope sections where you pull yourself up...More

1  Thank GoLiveYoung
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We did this hike @ 28th of july in good conditions and probably one of the warmest norwegean summer. First of all this is not walk in the park! You really should be prepared for it: Good (waterproof) hiking shoes, backpack, warm clothes, food (snacks),...More

Thank zigloader
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Despite some light rain the family enjoyed hiking 4 hours up and down the to the glacier. Using the ropes to get up the rocks was fun. The temperature is constantly changing as you get closer and more distant to the riverbed. Unfortunately the final...More

Thank Doppeltom
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This hike is classified as red. The start was doable but when reaching some climbing is required using ropes. The path is very crowded.

Thank Leo D
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Due to complete coincidence I got the chance to hike up to the glecther. What a hike, what en experience this was. There are some parts of the hike that is a bit difficult and required moderately good physical ability, but you get help from...More

Thank Finn K
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

I did this hike in 13 June and it was magnificent! You should check weather before any of your hikes in Odda because the conditions at the top of these hikes may be different. We did this hike on a cloudy day (no rain forecasted)...More

Thank Ingabritt B
Reviewed October 15, 2017

I just finished the hike today October 15th while it was raining.It was very wet and slippery but the ropes made the impossible possible.I am 69 yrs old and got up in 2hrs and down in 1 and a half hours.I enjoyed the trip in...More

3  Thank Steven R
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Collen Y
May 18, 2017|
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The bus only to Odda and then on foot. This walk took us the whole day. On the way, huge fields of strawberries. Was beautiful and delicious!
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trotemfortus
August 13, 2016|
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I think yes. Officially it is OK (See the "visit Norway" site). The weather is very important. I would check 2-3 days before. If it is very rainy you should either prepare for very wet weather (boots, raincoat) or drop it... More
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2014sue
August 10, 2016|
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Very easy. Go down route 13 to Odda. and continue south (still on 13) a few hundred meters from the center. You will reach a T crossing that has a branch to the right (west). It is Jordalswegen. There is a post with many... More
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