HIKE: Discovering Sarkofagen mountain between glaciers 500 mas

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On the south-west side behind town the mountain Sarkofagen stands up. The mountain is located between the to glaciers Larsbreen and Longyearbreen. On this trip we start by walking up towards the glacier Larsbreen and pass some exciting meltwater channels when we walk through the moraine area of the Larsbreen.
From Larsbreen we make our way further up to the top of Sarkofagen at around 500 meters about sea level. On top you can enjoy a great view of Longyearbyen and with clear weather also over Isfjorden. For the way back we walk down on the other side of Sarkofagen towards the glacier Longyearbreen and make our way back to town.   


 As our groups are international, our tours are guided in English. 



This trip is suitable for:

Age limit: 12 years

Level: 3 of 5 

The hike is moderately difficult because of the mountain hike in cold weather.

What to bring/wear:

Solid warm hiking boots, extra warm clothing, drinking water (in thermos as this can easily freeze to ice), a camera, an extra sweater to wear during breaks and on the way back, and a backpack with space for this.

If you do not have warm boots, you can rent a pair for NOK 100,- If the snow conditions demand, we use snowshoes or do alternative hike.

During this hike we will serve a warm meal and a hot beverage. Bring extra food if needed. 


Extra equipment and clothes:

Stop by Arctica - Høyfjellsspesialisten på Svalbard.


Book your stay at Gjestehuset 102




Email: info@wildlife.no
Phone: +47 79 02 22 22


Change of program:

Program of the trip may alter during the trip depending on weather changes and the size of the group.



Price: NOK 1180.
Minimum 2 persons.

Price includes: Transport to/from accommodation, snowshoes, something warm to drink, biscuits, expedition lunch and guide with necessary safety equipment. Please bring proper hiking shoes, small backpack and cold drinks.

Season: All year round
Days: see activity calendar
Starting: 09:30
Duration: 6 hours
Level: 3/5


Email: info@wildlife.no
Phone: +47 79 02 22 22

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