Norway

Folgefonna National Park

Folgefonna is famous for its proximity to the sea and its several 'fjord to glacier' hikes. It's Norway's third biggest glacier, covering an area of 207 square kilometres. The glacier offers ice climbing, blue ice walks and a hike straight across between the Fonnabu and Holmaskjer cabins. I opted for the last and this turned… Continue reading Folgefonna National Park

Norway

Mountain Safety

Both times I went on a longer mountain tour in Norway I got close to having an accident that could have led to at least a serious injury. Both situation involved rocks falling or sliding in my direction. Knowledge on mountain safety is important for mountain hiking. Having the proper first aid equipment with you,… Continue reading Mountain Safety