The incredible Steindalsbreen is located in the Steindalen valley and can be reached from the eastern side of Lyngen Alps. The trailhead starts at the bottom of the valley from the car parking. The path is comparatively smooth before the moraine ridge where it becomes steep until flattening out again and arriving at the base of the glacier.
Steindalsbreen glacier is wonderful creation of nature that stand out not just for its beauty but also for its individuality. Steindalsbreen with its history period of more than 8000 years makes you truly admire its magnificence!
During your hike you can easily explore Steindalsbreen glacier and unveiling all delightful secrets it has. There are many info signs about flora, fauna, history and local place names. Also, here you can find signs near the glacier that represent its recession year by year.
Steindalsbreen is a real nature and geological treat. You cannot miss this remarkable adventure to hike through it!
- Properly plan your hiking route
- Be sure to check the forecast before your trip and prepare accordingly
- Pay attention to the path and stay on the trail
- Take plenty of water
Steindalsbreen glacier is reachable from the eastern side of Lyngen Alps.
The glacier is located on road 868 between Oteren and Lyngseidet. Go via this route to “IMA Tursenter” and drive up a minor hill to the big parking area.
From the parking just follow the tractor path into the valley
ParkingThere is a large parking area on a hill near the trailhead to the valley.
- Proper hiking boots and socks
- Spare warm clothing
- First-aid kit
- Map, GPS
- Pack high energy snacks and water