Longyearbyen is surrounded by majestic mountains! There are many guided hikes to choose between, from reaching summits to exploring valleys. Some are short and suitable for everyone, while others are more physically demanding. No matter which hiking trip you choose, you are assured of a fantastic experience with an experienced guide and wonderful views.
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Arctic Challenge: Hike and Kayak
To climb its summit is a must. But it is tough, there is a good reason why this trip has the name “The Arctic Challenge”; The fjord must be crossed by kayak and then around 1000 altitude metres in an untouched terrain await to be climbed.
Blomsterdalen: Hike in the area with the Seed Vault
Blomsterdalshøgda, just west of Longyearbyen, stands at 321 metres above sea level, and overlooks Adventfjorden.
Foxfonna: Start from the summit and explore glaciers and mountains
This hike starts up on Mine 7 mountain and is in the opposite area of our other hikes. Foxfonna is located on top of Breinosa and in a fantastic glacier area.
Fuglefjella: Hike through Bjørndalen to the bird mountains
It is in the untouched nature you get the most magical Svalbard experience. In the fjords, the valleys and on the mountains you find sea birds nesting. You can experience the little auk, geese, guillemots, black guillemots, gulls, fulmars and maybe even the Svalbard Ptarmigan.
Hiorthamn: Nature hike to a historical mining settlement
This is an easy walk suitable for everyone as the landscape is flat. At the same time, you will experience ice, snow, and high mountains in a majestic landscape. A great trip where nature meets culture.
Plateau Mountain Hike
Join us for a hike to the view point at Platåfjellet at 424 meters above sea level with a great view over Longyearbyen.
Sarkofagen: Hike between glaciers and mountains
We will pass a fascinating moraine landscape featuring rich vegetation and small waterfalls. Once we have reached Longyearbreen, we will follow the ice and the melting water channels down to the glacial deposits.
Trollsteinen + Ice Cave
Join us on a hike to the summit of mountain Trollsteinen with a visit in the ice cave! This is the adventure for those of you who want more – you’ll get two great experiences in one!
Trollsteinen ski: Ski touring from the summit
The mountain ridge forms a horseshoe around Larsbreen. At the highest point there is a huge rock, characteristic and roughly 850 meters above sea level, this stone really lives up to its name Trollstein. Naughty stone as a Troll.
Trollsteinen: Hike to the summit 850 meter above sea level
Our summit to Trollsteinen is very popular!
We pick up our guests at the city’s hotels and get ready for today’s summit.
Trollsteinen, 850 masl, made the name of the mountain due to its shape and location at the top of the mountain.