Glaciers are an invitation to experience a wonderful world of blue ice and snow, surmounting icy towers and deep crevasses. The glacier Smørstabbreen is located in the Jotunheimen National Park, 1600 m (5,120 ft) above sea level and is approximately 45 minutes light walking from the main road. The glacier is ringed by mountains which are more than 2000 m (6,400 ft) high.

Lom is a thriving village amidst mountains and glaciers, the best-known of which are Galdhoppingen and Glitterind. 90% of the Lom region lies higher than 900 m a.s.l., where farming is impossible, so the mountains with their various kinds of stone and, nowadays, tourism have been their main source of income.

Glacier trekking in Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen National Park

Glacier hike Smørstabreen - Naturopplevingar

The tour starts from Krossbu at Sognefjellet. 45 min. - one hour walk to the glacier. The tour is adjusted to weather and snow conditions on the glacier, and the preferences of the participants. easy to slightly demanding hike, five to eight hours.
Season: July - October, price 600 NOK pro person.

Practical information

  • When: Daily.
  • Booking: Booking must be done before 8:00 p.m. the day prior to arrangement.
  • Meeting place: NATURE EXPERIENCE in Lom. Located at the sports shop "Fjell og Fritid".
  • Meeting time: 9:00 a.m.
  • Duration: 6 - 8 hours, including transportation.
  • Meals/Board: Guests at hotels, etc, have to make their own lunch packet and fill up their thermos/flask during breakfast.
  • Personal equipment: Participants must bring warm, wind proof and water resistant outer clothing, Hiking/mountain boots (rentals available), mittens, Knit cap, sunglasses, sunscreen and a small back pack.
  • Special equipment: NATURE EXPERIENCE provides the participants with ice axe, crampons, ropes and harnesses.
  • Capacity: 30 persons.
  • Minimum age: 12 years, younger with parents/guardian.
  • Transportation: The NATURE EXPERIENCE minibus.
  • Distances: Lom - Krossbu 50 km (miles)
  • Maps: Series M711 1:50 000, 1518 II Galdhøpiggen, 1518 III Sygnefjell. 1:100 000 Tourist map of Jotunheimen.
  • Program: Group transportation from Lom to Krossbu. We do not follow any set paths on the glacier but go where the participants desire. Lunch will be on the glacier.

Glacier hike Smørstabreen - Naturopplevingar
P.O. BOX 111, N-2686 LOM
TEL. +47 61 21 11 55
FAX. + 47 61 21 19 85
MOB. + 47 94 36 96 64
MOB. + 47 94 37 84 09
LOM GLACIER HIKES from Smørstabreen - Naturopplevingar

Lom Rafting

Here between the sharp peaks, spectacular glaciers and wild running rivers we can offer a large number of activities and overnight stay in everything from our own wildlife camp where you can sleep in Lapland tents (lavvo) or mud huts and be served good meals from our wildlife chef who have local meals as a speciality, to Old Fossheim hotel, where you will find Norway’s most famous chef on the kitchen making you the days speciality after a active day. Lom Rafting; a rafting and activity company based in the middle of Norway organise activities: Rafting, Canyoning, Caving, Glacier hikes, Mountaineering, Trekking, Climbing, Downhill biking, Paintball, Bridge swinging, Abseiling, Tyrolian traverse ,Pony riding, Canadian boating, Fishing, Hunting / small game, Wildlife camp games.
Lom Rafting
phone: (+47) 900 46 261
Lom glacier - Lom Rafting

People who viewed 'GLACIER HIKES, LOM ' also found interest in following Norwegian articles . . .

Glacier trekking in Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen National Park

On the Jostedals Glacier and on other glaciers in Jotunheimen they arrange everything from advanced ice climbing ang glacier trekking courses to easy family expeditions in exciting blue ice...

Nature Experience in mountain village of Lom In Jotunheimen

The aim of Nature Experience is to provide guided outdoor activites, which follow Norwegian tradition. We choose activities that are adapted to suit individual abilities. Your satisfaction derives...


SUMMIT HIKES ORGANIZED BY NATUR OPPLEVINGAR AS (Lom - Juvasshytta) Jotunheimen has Norways largest concentration of peaks over 2000 metres (6400 ft). We'll climb Galdhøpiggen from Juvasshytte above...

Blue ice hike to the Buer Glacier, Odda

Buardalen is a side valley to Odda Valley. It is a beautiful, wild and lush valley between steep mountains. End of the valley lies the great glacier Buarbreen which is an arm of the glacier. Glacier...

Glacier Hiking / Caving in Northern Norway

Glittering glaciers between majestic mountains, ice caves and deep mountain caverns where time stands still. There is more to the mountains of Northern Norway and Svalbard than meets the eye. In a...

River rafting, canyoning in the Sjoa river through Heidal, Lom In Jotunheimen

The Otta River is a popular rafting river, especially for family tours. The Sjoa River is also popular, and regarded as the best river for rafting in Northern Europe. Rafting companies offer raft...

Glacier Trip, personal Glacier Guide

If you don't want to join one of our daily trips you can get your own glacier guide. Then the trip can be special for you or your group. You decide the date, time, and what to experience, easy...