8-day trip to go ski touring in Iceland with Marco, IFMGA guide. Based in Ólafsfjörður, enjoy the amazing views, unspoiled tracks and hot springs that make this program unforgettable!
Join me in this 8-day trip to go ski touring in Iceland. Amazing views, unspoiled tracks and hot springs are some of the reasons that make this program unforgettable!
Iceland is one of the best spot for ski touring. Nature here is austere, pure, simple exuberant and ascetic. It will touch your heart forever. The trip is based in the fishing village of Olafsfjordur on the Troll Peninsula where you’ll have access to different mountain ranges and practically endless possibilities for skiing fresh tracks every day.
This versatile terrain is made up of peaks ranging between 800 and 1100 meters so there’s always great skiing in variable conditions.
At the end of the day, you can find a warm place to relax your muscles in Iceland’s natural hot springs.
As a result of the continual daylight of the Arctic Sun overhead and mild temperatures, snow conditions remain favorable for ski touring in Iceland with great corn skiing and often powder well into mid-May.
Day 1: Arriving in Reykjavik. Drive to Olafsfjordur (about 6 hours). During the trip a short break in the quiet pool of Hofsos. Overnight in apartment.
Day 2: Review of transceiver utilization, shovel and probe. Ski tour near our house. Overnight in apartment
Day 3: Ski touring near Dalvik. But it’s not only about skiing , because we’ll enjoy the hot springs in the afternoon. Excellent fish soup in the town. Overnight in apartment
Day 4: Ski touring in the northern city of Siglufjordur (the herring city). Overnight in apartment.
Day 5: Ski touring in the hinterland of Troll peninsula. Overnight in apartment
Day 6: Ski touring near Ólafsfjörður. Overnight in apartment
Day 7: A short ski touring near our house and then driving to Rejkyavik. Overnight in hotel or small apartment.
Day 8: International flight
Next departure: April 29 to May 6 (2017) (other periods available on demand).
Prices: in group of 4 € 1.600 per pax
In group of 5 € 1.400 per pax
In group of 6 € 1.250 per pax
Included: 8 days rental 4×4 vehicles, apartment in Ólafsfjörður and in Rejkyavik the last night, the services of the mountain guide for the duration of the trip, snow safety equipment if missing (beacon, shovel and probe), radio vhf for emergency.
Not included: international flight to/from Rejkyavik, fuel for the car, all the meals (for the mountain guide too), skis, skins and boots, expedition/travel insurance. Ask me for the detailed list of the ski touring equipment needed.
Please note: Should you have any questions (about international flights too) please contact me.
Costs are based on 2017 projections – there is a small chance that they may increase closer to the departure date.
Interested in this ski touring in Iceland trip? So contact me so we can start organizing. I’ll be glad to guide you in this paradise!
- Guiding fee
- Accommodation included
- Transportation start and back
- Transport during the trip
Apartment in Ólafsfjörður and in Rejkyavik the last night.
I'm focused on helping people achieve their dreams. My goal is to enjoy the challenge and demands of the mountain in total safety. I offer my professionalism to guide people in mid and high mountain. Mountaineering, Off-piste skiing, Heliski, Rock climbing, Ski touring are a few of my favourite activities that I conduct all year round, in Courmayeur, Val d'Aoste and all around the world.
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We had a great couple of days in the mountains with Marco, who is very experienced guide and he shared us lot of information regarding mountaineering and the surrounding mountains. We definately recommend everyone to book a trip with Marco.
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