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1-day Rock Climbing Near Reykjavík, Iceland

Join a certified mountain guide for this day of high-quality rock climbing in the beautiful scenery outside of Reykjavík.


TRIP TYPE

Private

DURATION

1 Day

OFFER PERIOD

Apr - Oct

FITNESS LEVEL

Fit

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

  • Enjoy a variety of multi-pitch basalt rock climbing.
  • Hike through gorgeous scenery as we approach the cliffs.
  • Bask in the spectacular views of the ocean and Reykjavík from the top.

Description

Join our experienced guide for this exciting and scenic day of rock climbing on the basalt cliffs just outside of Reykjavík!

After picking you up from your accommodations at 9:00 am, we will drive outside of the capital for about 20 minutes. Once we arrive, we will take the gear and hike from the trailhead to the foot of the basalt cliffs.

Depending on your level of skill, there are a multitude of different bolted multi-pitch routes that we may chose to take.

Iceland is a truly unique and beautiful country. As we climb, there will be plenty of chances to look out over the plains and toward the North Atlantic Ocean.

Once we have arrived that the top, we will stop for lunch (which is not included in the price) and eat with a sublime view of the ocean and our capital city as well.

After our day of climbing has concluded, we will head back down to the trailhead and drive you back into Reykjavík, where you will be free to enjoy the vibrant nightlife of our lovely capital city.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this epic day of eclectic rock climbing routes in the gorgeous scenery of South Iceland!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you will also enjoy our 2-day Alpine rock climbing tour in North Iceland!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Rope

- Harness

- Helmet

- Climbing shoes

- Belay and rappel devices

- Quickdraws

- Chalk

Price details

The guide's ratio for multi-pitch climbing is 1:2 maximum

The guide's ratio for single-pitch sport climbing is 1:6 maximum

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


FAQs

What happens to my booking if the weather or conditions are bad?

In case it is not possible to operate the tour due to weather or conditions we try the following things:

Move the tour to a different date if that works for you, and change to a different activity if you agree. If none of the above is possible and we have to cancel the tour due to weather or poor conditions, we will refund you the tour.

What is the best season for rock climbing in Iceland?

Rock climbing is a summer activity available from May to October. This activity is highly weather dependant and not possible when the rock is wet or when it is raining. If you are interested in rock climbing outside of the season, it is possible if we have really good weather days. Please contact us for further information.

Do I need any prior experience to participate in your rock climbing tour?

No prior experience is needed for single-pitch rock climbing. For multi-pitch climbing, it is advisable that your climbing level is at 5.7-5.8, and you have to know how to belay a lead climber.

Do you offer a pickup service?

In general we only meet our guests on location, or car pool from a central location in Reykjvaík. However, if you do not have your own car and can not meet us on location please get in touch.

About the guide: Asgard

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Asgard

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Mountain Guide

We are an Icelandic Mountain Guiding Agency, based in Reykjavik. We strive to provide our guests with memorable experiences in a professional and safe environment. During day trips from Reykjavik or multi-day trips around the incredible landscapes of Iceland, we work to help our clients develop their skills and establish a profound connection with nature.

Asgard-Beyond was created by a group of old friends who had worked together in the tourism industry for many years. All 5 of us (Ragnar, Robert, Jon, Gardar and Asdis) are fully certified AIMG guides, while 2 are certified rock climbing guides by ACMG and take care of rock climbing programmes. Even if we all have different background and ambitions, we share the same vision when it comes to providing our clients with a safe and memorable experience.

Contact us for rock climbing, ice climbing, ski touring, hiking and heliski tours in Iceland.

Languages

English

Certificates

AIMG | ACMG

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What people are saying about Asgard

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