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5-day splitboarding program in Troll Peninsula, Iceland

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Come with local IFMGA certified guide Jökull to this 5-day splitboarding trip in Iceland, and discover the magic of the Troll Peninsula.

Group

5 Days

Apr, May

High

Intermediate


Highlights

* Enjoy splitboarding through untracked slopes to the sea.

* Explore and discover incredible natural places in Iceland.

* Spend time sailing and contemplate the beautiful whales.

Description

Are you a lover of splitboarding? If you are coming to Iceland, you can’t miss this program in the Troll Peninsula.

Iceland is close to fairy tale in beauty. Furthermore, it offers many opportunities to enjoy sailing and sliding through magnificent untouched snow. Come with me on this 5-day program and discover the enchanted natural spots of northern Iceland.

Our meeting point will be the city of Akureyri. Then, on the rest of our tour, we’ll enjoy riding through untracked slopes towards the sea. In addition, we’ll enjoy sailing and visit Flatey Island, in Skjálfandi and Hrísey Island, in Eyjafjordur. As for the accommodation, we’ll spend our nights in the schooner.

Please, take a look below for a more detailed description of the itinerary.

Keep in mind that you should have some prior splitboarding or skiing experience to join this trip. Also, it is important to have a very good level of fitness.

So, does this program in Iceland sound exciting? Then do not hesitate to send the request to book your place. It will be a pleasure to guide you on this amazing splitboarding and sailing adventure.

As a local guide, I lead many programs in Iceland. Another option could be this the East Fjords trip. Check it out!

Itinerary

Day 1: Akureyri - Húsavík

We’ll meet in Akureyri and drive to the little village of Húsavík. Here, we’ll meet our captain and have a briefing. Then, we’ll have dinner and enjoy a nice evening.

Day 2 to 3: Flatey Island

On these days, we’ll start sailing across Skjálfandi and we’ll get to our first splitboarding goal. Afterwards, we’ll head to Flatey Island and anchor our ship here for the night. Then, we’ll explore this dreamy island and enjoy its descents.

Day 4: Hrísey Island

We’ll spend this day discovering the beauty of the second biggest island in the country.

Day 5: Akureyri

We’ll enjoy a splitboarding day and return to Akureyri.

 

Details

More info

Do not forget to bring: warming clothing, backpack, water, sunglasses, ski goggles, sun and lip cream, splitboarding equipment, skins and ski crampons, ski poles, ski boots and deck shoes,, avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel, bathing suit and towel, small first aid kit, camera. Please, keep your splitboarding boots in the carry-on luggage during your flights to Iceland. If your splitboards get temporarily, you will be able to rent part of the equipment.

Meeting point

Akureyri.

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