Rock Climbing trips – Iceland

Explore amazing climbing locations in a magical off-the-beaten path destination!

Discover the unique landscapes of Iceland with an alpine climbing tour in the magnificent basalt spires of Northern Iceland, or challenge yourself to the cliffs outside Reykjavík. Take a pick from our climbing tours below and enjoy a great guided climbing experience!

 

 

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Located in the North Atlantic, Iceland is a Nordic island country, and the most sparsley populated in Europe. The country is volcanically and geologically active. Its spectacular landscapes make it a great hiking destination. If you come in winter, you can enjoy great ski tours. If you’d like to explore the biggest and best sport climbing area in the country, head to Hnappavellir , located in Örævasveit on the southeast coast, a 4-hour drive from Reykjavík.

 

 

Good to Know

 

Weather

Because of the high latitude, the climate in Iceland is cold, windy and cloudy for most of the year, but with a limited temperature variation between summer and winter, and between day and night. In July and August, the lows in Reyjkavik are around 9 °C and highs around 14 °C. On the north coast the temperature average in summer is around 10/12 °C, although there are some high records around 26ºC .

Language

Icelandic

Currency

Icelandic króna (ISK)

Getting there

There are direct flights to/from Keflavik International Airport (KEF) from North America and Europe. The rest of the country is well connected by domestic airports, roads and ferries.

Country Code

+354

Best time to visit

Summer is the best time for a rock climbing trip.

 

 
 

 

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