1-day mountain bike traverse in the fjords of Iceland

Traverse the iconic Icelandic fjords with certified guide Runar, biking off road along winding mountain tracks, and fine panoramas keeping you company the entire way.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1/2 day

Mountain Range

-

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
     

    Battle the mountains in Iceland as I lead you along uphill sections and technical off-road routes, with stunning scenery keeping you company along the way, from the nature reserve to fine fjords.

    Beginning with a drive up to the plateau of Breiðadals and Botnsheiði. From here the vistas across the fjord are dramatic. It is from here that we start our biking.

    As the track winds along the mountainside the biking becomes more technical.

    We’ll stop for a delicious lunch with panoramic views of the whole fjord system.

    Then we’ll continues along a nice, smooth trail on the high plateau before descending into the Syðridalur valley, picking up speed as we fly down the track.

    At the end of a tough day we’ll take a smooth ride across a lake and the ancient road of Óshlíð, a landscape that offers an excellent vantage point of the vast scale of nature.

    This traverse is for those seeking a more challenging, technical adventure. Therefore, the level of this trip is difficult, with the minimum age of admission 16 years old.

    Reserve your place among the Icelandic fjords and awaken your latest challenge, traversing the mountainside by bike and capturing some excellent scenery.

    During the summer of 2019 there will be departures on wednesday, friday and sunday. 

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    21900 ISK

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • All meals during trip
    • Transport during the trip
    • Group equipment
    • Personal equipment
     Price per person to join a group from 2 to 6 people.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    At Mávagarður C close to the Eastern Harbour.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I hold a degree in geography and started my guiding career as a mountain biking and hiking guide in the summer for different adventure companies in Iceland. I also worked as a tourism consultant for few years but felt it was time to put my skills into practice and put up an adventure operation in cooperation with other good people.

    I was a boy scout when I was younger and learned to love the outdoors, especially the mountains. Skiing, ice & rock climbing and kayaking are my favorite sports and a part of his job. I have for years led mountaineering and avalanche SAR courses for the Icelandic Rescue Team Association.

    Among other things, I have scaled 6000 m peaks in Peru, done skiing and kayaking expeditions in Greenland, climbed in the Alps few times and done paragliding in the Pyrenees.

    I have finished WFR first aid training, hold a BCU 4 star kayaking certificate, have finished my marine CTCW training to be qualified as a professional crew member and Canadian Level I and Level II avalanche training.

    My great experience and expertise means that you're in safe hands.

     
     
    FROM 21900 ISKper person
     

     

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