The Via Ferrata Loen is a spectacular experience you will never forget. You climb high above the fjord, surrounded by the mountains and the Jostedalsbreen National Park. We end up at Mt. Hoven and Loen Skylift. The view is unbelievable all the way. We highly recommend using a guide. Guided tours and gear rental via Loen Active.
Via Ferrata Loen (all routes) is closed for the 2019 season, and is expected to open on the 1st of May 2020. From summer 2020 you can combine the Via Ferrata with a brand new zip line (opening date will be announced). New 2019: Ragnarok Extreme.
Via Ferrata Loen incl. Loen Skylift
Join the experienced guides from Loen Active in the Via Ferrata, and return to fjord level with Loen Skylift. Helmet and harness is included. The climb can be combined with lunch or dinner in the Hoven Restaurant. In case you want an extra challenge try the alternative route “Tor’s hammer” at the top of Tungegjølet which is approx. 200 meter, and has a category E.
Price 2019: NOK 1.345
Ragnarok Extreme incl. Loen Skylift
The new route in Via Ferrata Loen has difficulty F, and now Loen has got one of the most complete via ferrata facilities in Europe, including Norway’s most difficult route. The new spectacular route is located west of the classic route, and is steep all the way. The climb requires good strength and endurance, and climbers should have managed category E before climbing the extreme route. The view is spectacular. Find out more about Ragnarok.
Price 2019: NOK 1.990
Package: Via Ferrata Loen, Zip Line and Loen Skylift
Available soon: Join the experienced guides from Loen Active in the Via Ferrata, cross the Jølmunna gorge on two zip lines (new in 2019) and return to fjord level with Loen Skylift. Helmet and harness included. The climb can be combined with lunch or dinner in the Hoven Restaurant.
Price 2019: NOK 1.785
Overview of Via Ferrata Loen - all routes
Detailed description of the routes in Via Ferrata Loen
Included in a guided hike: Guide, harness, helmet and return with Loen Skylift.
Bring: Food, a big bottle of water or soft drink (two liters), gloves (can be bought at Loen Active - NOK 50), windproof jacket, long trouser, buff and warm clothes in cold weather conditions. Shoe rental La Sportiva (via ferrata shoes with vibram sole) NOK 100,-. LaSportiva via ferrata shoes can be also be purchased from Loen Active. Two baguets à 90 g can be preordered from Loen Active (NOK 100,-).
Estimated time: Via Ferrata Classic (1, 2 & 3) 5-6 hours including breaks.
Age limit: 12 years
Loen Active store in Loen: Meeting point and distribution of gear. La sportiva shoes (via ferrata, mountain running, mountain boots etc.), Skogstad Sport clothes, sunglasses, energy bars, gloves for via ferrata etc available for purchase.