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Backcountry Skiing in Akureyri

Dive into the famed fjords of Iceland for premium skiing

Flanked by frosty mountains that stretch out along the Eyjafjordur, one of the longest fjords in the whole of Iceland, the arctic town of Akureyri is the ideal springboard to dive into the backcountry for some thrilling skiing adventures. Visit during the months between March and May for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Akureyri

Famed for its frosty and pristine landscapes, Iceland is a prime location for nature lovers and adventurers. The island is completely covered in prominent volcanoes, snow-blanketed peaks, glistening glaciers and bubbling hot springs. It is this stunning contrast between fire and ice that is one of the biggest attractions to the exciting winterland of Iceland.


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Best time to visit

Visit during the months between March and May for ideal backcountry skiing conditions

What’s the weather like?

Close to the Arctic, Iceland has a very cold climate. Yet its volcanic activity and ocean currents create milder temperatures relative to other areas of a similar latitude

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Akureyri:

The isolated Icelandic town of Akureyri lies in the north of the country. It is home to an important port and fishing hub, mainly due to its ice-free harbour. The town has a population of approximately 19,000 people and a collection of mountains

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