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Discover Jotunheimen: Uranostind
Glacier trip to Uranostind is an amazing adventure, perfect for the most adventurous and skilled hikers. Join our experienced guides and climb one of the most stunning peaks in Jotunheimen.
- Hiking in Jotunheimen National Park
- Glacier hike to iconic top
- Certified guide
- Glacier equipment
July – September
First Possible date: 5.07.24
Last Possible date: 29.09.24
Per person: NOK 1.640*
* Minimum 2 pax per trip
Uranostind (2,157 m.a.s.l.) is an iconic mountain in Jotunheimen, often referred to as the most beautiful peak in Jotunheimen. The characteristic summit is visible from afar, with its pointy peak and the glacier next to it. This is an exciting and versatile hike that will give you the full experience of hiking a Norwegian mountain and a glacier; after hiking, you will have to cross a glacier with crevasses, do some easy climbing and then crawl out on the top ridge and admire the spectacular view from the summit.
The hike is demanding and suitable only for experienced hikers in good physical condition. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide that knows the area and that will make sure you have the best experience possible. The weather at high altitudes in Norway can change quickly, and a snowstorm can happen every month of summer.
Uranostind lies in the Southern West part of Jotunheimen National Park, on the boarder of the municipalities of Luster i Årdal in Sogn og Fjordane, and Vang in Valdres.
Transport to start
You can drive with your own car to the start in Koldedalen, (A rough road for 6 kilometers) or you can get a ride with your guide from Filefjellstuene at Tyinkrysset.
Activity, Hike to Uranostind
Time: 8-10 hours, Distance: 19 kilometers,
Uranostind 2.157 m.a.s.l. is an iconic mountain peak in Jotunheimen you can see from far away. You will cross a glacier, do some easy climbing, and then crawl out on the top ridge and admire the spectacular view from the summit. This hike is a guided tour and includes glacier safety equipment.
There can be made changes because of weather or conditions on this guided hike.
Before or/and after your trip we can book you in at Filefjellstuene if you would like accommodation close to your hike. This is also the same place where your guide is located.
Below you will find practical information about this trip.
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Stay a night at Filefjellstuene, NOK 1.999 (person i double room)
Here you will get a cozy cabin feeling. Food is served in the main building close by. Once a traditional mountain farm, now a modern mountain lodge with comfortable rooms in cabins with en suite bathrooms, and a great restaurant in the main lodge
To fully enjoy your hiking adventure in the mountainous areas, it’s important to dress appropriately for the weather conditions and local temperatures. For a comfortable and enjoyable experience, we recommend wearing warm, waterproof clothing, sturdy mountain hiking boots that provide ankle support, and sunscreen and sunglasses. It is not recommended to wear trail runners, everyday shoes, or sneakers. We also recommend bringing hiking poles in this type of terrain
Here you will get a cozy cabin feeling. Food is served in the main building close by. Once a traditional mountain farm, now a modern mountain lodge with comfortable rooms in cabins with en suite bathrooms, and a great restaurant in the main lodge. They can also pick you up at the bus stop at Tyinkrysset if you arrive by bus.
You must bring all the food and drink you need for a long day out hiking.
When they stay at Filefjellstuene they offer food based on local ingredients. For breakfast, there will be a buffet. Here you also need to make yourself a packed lunch that you bring for the day. It is possible to fill a thermos. Dinner is served in the afternoon/evening.
On this trip, your guide will show you the way and make sure of your safety. The track is often rocky, and sometimes you need to cross rivers and streams. Therefore, we recommend ankle-height mountain boots and hiking poles. You will cross a glacier and possibly also walk in the snow.
Kilometer: up to 20 kilometers
Ascent: up to 1500 ascent meter
Terrain: Varied trail, where longer sections are hilly and rocky, there will also be features and exposed terrain.
On these trips, we spend a lot of time in demanding terrain, and there are long ascents and descents. The tours are usually around 6-8 hours. These trips can also involve crossing glaciers and rappelling, this requires that the person participating in the trip has some previous experience and is in good physical shape.
Please ask us if you are not sure about your level.
When you book with us, we’ll provide you with a packing list to ensure you have all the necessary clothing and gear. Equipment for the glacier you will get from your guide.
Up to 3 days before your hike, you will receive a call from your guide. He/she will inform you about the following day, update on the weather and make sure that you are up for the challenge. Note that there may also be other participants joining this hike. (max 8 participants). If the weather
You also need to remember to have some extra space in your daypack for the glacier equipment and have quite stiff ankle-high mountain boots that will fit for crampons.
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