Bergen Student Spring Skiing

Photo: Fonna glacier ski resort

Bergen Student Spring Skiing

Written by: Study Bergen

Photo: Fonna glacier ski resort

On Friday the 28th of April Study Bergen is hosting Bergen Student Spring Skiing on Norway's third largest glacier, Folgefonna. 

In the heart of Hardanger you will find Folgefonna glacier, and the third largest glacier in Norway. This trip is not only an amazing opportunity to ski on a glacier, you'll also get to experience beautiful scenery both at the ski-centre and on the bus journey through the beautiful countryside in Hardanger. 


TICKET SALE (only tickets without instruction is now available)


TICKET PRICES 

There are three different ticket prices. 

Pricelevel 1 - for students attending UiB, NHH, HVL, NLA and VID

350,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket and ski-lift card
600,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket, ski-lift card and ski rental
1000,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket, ski-lift card, ski rental and 2 hours of ski instruction**

Pricelevel 2 - for other students (Also includes students from universities abroad)/PhD/Employees (UiB, HVL, NHH, NLA and VID)

550,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket and ski-lift card
800,-  Includes: Bus + ferry ticket, ski-lift card and ski rental
1250,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket, ski-lift card, ski rental, and 2 hours of ski instruction**

Pricelevel 3 - for those who are not students/PhD candidates

800,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket and ski-lift card
1050,-  Includes: Bus + ferry ticket, ski-lift card and ski rental
1500,- Includes: Bus + ferry ticket, ski-lift card, ski rental, and 2 hours of ski instruction**

**Only 20 places available. Only ski instruction, not snowboard.


Ski-equipment
If you have you own skiis or snowboard equipment, you may take it with you on the bus.
The ski-package includes: Skies, poles, boots and a helmet. Clothing is not available for rental.
 

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, and it is not possible to change your ticket category, so please make sure you have selected the right alternative before you pay. 

A name change is possible for an extra fee of 45,-. If the name change involves a change to a higher price category, the difference in ticket category must also be paid. No refund will be given if the name change is to a lower price category.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

06:45 Registration at Zander Kaas gate (next to Bergen train station/Hotel Terminus)
07:00 Departure Bergen by bus
08:40 Ferry over Hardanger fjord
10:00* Arrival Folgefonna
15:15 Departure from Folgafonna
16:10 Ferry over Hardanger fjord
19:00* Arrival Bergen city centre.

*Arrival times are approximate and are subject to trafic and ferry conditions


LIABILITY:
Please note that neither Study Bergen, nor your host institution are liable should you injure yourself, lose or have possessions stolen from you on the trip.

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