Heliskiing in Iceland is one of the most thrilling methods of exploring the country’s mountains, with exceptional scenery and wild slopes winding through the mountainside, valleys and glaciers. Reach beyond the lower slopes where the crowds of skiers flow and head into the backcountry, where the thrilling runs open to you.
Best time to visit
Visit between March and June for ideal heliskiing conditions
What's the weather like?
The climate of coastal Iceland is characterised as subarctic, while the Atlantic Current warms the country more than other places of a similar latitude
Located in both the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean, Iceland is the second largest island after Britain. Its closest neighbours are Greenland to the northwest and the Faroe Islands to the southeast. Lakes and glaciers cover approximately 14 percent of the country, while 63 percent of land is tundra. Along the coastline endless fjords punctuate the land. It is a world-class destination for skiing and snowboarding, and a key spot for heliskiing
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