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Join a skiing tour, race down Iceland's glittering white slopes and expose yourself to unforgettable mountaintop views. These seasonal excursions take you to Iceland's most dazzling winter resorts where the snow-draped landscapes are as beautiful as they are thrilling.
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Peaks of Thieves | Skiing Day Tour in the Westfjords

Join this brilliant day tour skiing and exploring the gorgeous mountain slopes of the Westfjords in Iceland. This is a great opportunity for experienced skiers looking to pack their trip to the Westfjords with adrenaline and discovery. Your adventure begins in the morning in the Westford's largest town, Ísafjörður. First things first, you'll meet your friendly and experienced guide for the day who will proceed to hand out all necessary equipment. You will also grab some lunch here, before jumping in the car and heading towards Bolungarvík. Before arriving, however, you will pay a visit to Syðridalur Valley. Here, if your guide decides that conditions are suitable, you will get kitted out and take to the slopes for the first time. Mount Heiðnafjall is just one of the many gorgeous peaks found in this area, making you quickly realise how rewarding it is to balance sightseeing with skiing. You will next head over to the mountain, Breiðafell, which was once a part of the Ísafjörður ski resort, now abandoned following an avalanche in April 1994. Exploring this area, you will see firsthand sweeping views of the surrounding area, Seljalandsdalur, as well as the remains of the resort's old ski-lifts. This is definitely a location where you'll want to keep your camera at the ready. How long you choose to spend in this beautiful area is entirely up to you, though it does depend on the amount of snow, conditions and interest of the group. Those who wish to ski for longer are invited to continue further down the valley, where they will be picked up and returned to Ísafjörður. So don't delay any longer. Hurry now and you too can reserve your place on this exciting day tour skiing in the beautiful Westfjords. Check availability by choosing a date.

Cross Country Skiing in the Westfjords

Get a taste of cross country skiing while in the Westfjords by booking this tour from Ísafjörður. This is the perfect excursion for newbies and the experienced alike. This tour begins when you meet your guides at a cafe in the largest town in the Westfjords, Ísafjörður. You’ll discuss your experience levels and desires for the tour over coffee, before deciding a plan and setting out to the ski lodge at Seljalandsdalur. Once here, you’ll be provides with skis, poles, helmets and goggles. Your guide will show you how to use your skis, before leading you into valley. Your route will depend on how comfortable you are, but usually, you will make your way to the top of the mountain of Sandfell, and Miðfell if conditions allow. The views will no doubt be awe-inspiring. Endless plains of virgin snow will gleam around you, spectacular peaks will tower above, and when you summit them you’ll be able to see across a beautiful fjord and the rooftops of Ísafjörður below. The Westfjords is one of the most remote and incredible regions of Iceland, and to be able to explore it in this unique way is a fantastic opportunity. After you have taken photographs and marvelled over the spectacular landscapes, you’ll descend the mountain. At this point, the journey not only becomes easier but even more fun, as you pick up speed and slalom on the slopes. Of course, if you are a bit nervous on your skis, you don’t need to go fast and will be well looked after. Once you get back to the ski lodge, you’ll return your equipment, and be driven back to the cafe, where you can warm up with some hot chocolate before continuing to enjoy the beautiful, remote Westfjords. Take to the slopes with this fantastic opportunity to try cross country skiing. Check availability by choosing a date.

Snowcat Skiing on Mulakolla Mountain

Strap on your ski boots and embark on an exhilarating cat skiing tour on Múlakolla Mountain. If you are a backcountry skier or snowboarder, looking to reach the deep powder areas of North Iceland, this snowcat adventure is perfect for you. Your excursion begins as you meet up with your local guide in the town of Ólafsfjörður, nesting at the mouth of the North Iceland fjord Eyjafjörður. Then, you climb in the snowcat and begin your drive to the top of the mountain Múlakolla, ploughing through the deep snow to reach areas not ordinarily accessible with anything but a helicopter. During your tour, expect to gain a stunning view of Ólafsfjörður, Eyjafjörður and Tröllaskagi, also known as the Troll Peninsula, a dramatic mountain range and one of the pearls of North Iceland. On clear days looking out to sea, you can also get a clear view of the islands Hrísey and Grímsey, where they sit in the Atlantic Ocean at the very edge of the Arctic Circle. The peak of Múlakolla Mountain reaches 984 metres (3,228 feet), making the views from the top vast and fantastical. This land was carved via glacial movements, creating dramatic valleys, trickling rivers and the tallest mountains in the country outside the central Highlands. Going skiing or snowboarding on this stunning mountain range is a treat not experienced by many. You bring your own gear and get help with loading it in your transportation, the Pisten Bully Park 300 Snowcat, a fast and smooth rider that seats 28 people just fine along with their winter sports gear. If you didn't bring your gear, you can rent it in the skiing area of the neighbouring town Siglufjörður. Of course, there is no need to sit in the heated comforts of your snowcat for the trip down. Instead, you can fly down the slopes on your ski or board, kicking up the snow as you go. If you participate in neither of these winter sports, you can still come along on this tour, enjoy the sweeping mountain views and catch the ride downhill afterwards. Don’t hesitate, book your snowcat adventure now and go skiing in the mountains of North Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

Skiing Tours

Join a skiing tour, race down Iceland's glittering white slopes and expose yourself to unforgettable mountaintop views. These seasonal excursions take you to Iceland's most dazzling winter resorts where the snow-draped landscapes are as beautiful as they are thrilling.
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Peaks of Thieves | Skiing Day Tour in the Westfjords

Join this brilliant day tour skiing and exploring the gorgeous mountain slopes of the Westfjords in Iceland. This is a great opportunity for experienced skiers looking to pack their trip to the Westfjords with adrenaline and discovery. Your adventure begins in the morning in the Westford's largest town, Ísafjörður. First things first, you'll meet your friendly and experienced guide for the day who will proceed to hand out all necessary equipment. You will also grab some lunch here, before jumping in the car and heading towards Bolungarvík. Before arriving, however, you will pay a visit to Syðridalur Valley. Here, if your guide decides that conditions are suitable, you will get kitted out and take to the slopes for the first time. Mount Heiðnafjall is just one of the many gorgeous peaks found in this area, making you quickly realise how rewarding it is to balance sightseeing with skiing. You will next head over to the mountain, Breiðafell, which was once a part of the Ísafjörður ski resort, now abandoned following an avalanche in April 1994. Exploring this area, you will see firsthand sweeping views of the surrounding area, Seljalandsdalur, as well as the remains of the resort's old ski-lifts. This is definitely a location where you'll want to keep your camera at the ready. How long you choose to spend in this beautiful area is entirely up to you, though it does depend on the amount of snow, conditions and interest of the group. Those who wish to ski for longer are invited to continue further down the valley, where they will be picked up and returned to Ísafjörður. So don't delay any longer. Hurry now and you too can reserve your place on this exciting day tour skiing in the beautiful Westfjords. Check availability by choosing a date.

Cross Country Skiing in the Westfjords

Get a taste of cross country skiing while in the Westfjords by booking this tour from Ísafjörður. This is the perfect excursion for newbies and the experienced alike. This tour begins when you meet your guides at a cafe in the largest town in the Westfjords, Ísafjörður. You’ll discuss your experience levels and desires for the tour over coffee, before deciding a plan and setting out to the ski lodge at Seljalandsdalur. Once here, you’ll be provides with skis, poles, helmets and goggles. Your guide will show you how to use your skis, before leading you into valley. Your route will depend on how comfortable you are, but usually, you will make your way to the top of the mountain of Sandfell, and Miðfell if conditions allow. The views will no doubt be awe-inspiring. Endless plains of virgin snow will gleam around you, spectacular peaks will tower above, and when you summit them you’ll be able to see across a beautiful fjord and the rooftops of Ísafjörður below. The Westfjords is one of the most remote and incredible regions of Iceland, and to be able to explore it in this unique way is a fantastic opportunity. After you have taken photographs and marvelled over the spectacular landscapes, you’ll descend the mountain. At this point, the journey not only becomes easier but even more fun, as you pick up speed and slalom on the slopes. Of course, if you are a bit nervous on your skis, you don’t need to go fast and will be well looked after. Once you get back to the ski lodge, you’ll return your equipment, and be driven back to the cafe, where you can warm up with some hot chocolate before continuing to enjoy the beautiful, remote Westfjords. Take to the slopes with this fantastic opportunity to try cross country skiing. Check availability by choosing a date.

Snowcat Skiing on Mulakolla Mountain

Strap on your ski boots and embark on an exhilarating cat skiing tour on Múlakolla Mountain. If you are a backcountry skier or snowboarder, looking to reach the deep powder areas of North Iceland, this snowcat adventure is perfect for you. Your excursion begins as you meet up with your local guide in the town of Ólafsfjörður, nesting at the mouth of the North Iceland fjord Eyjafjörður. Then, you climb in the snowcat and begin your drive to the top of the mountain Múlakolla, ploughing through the deep snow to reach areas not ordinarily accessible with anything but a helicopter. During your tour, expect to gain a stunning view of Ólafsfjörður, Eyjafjörður and Tröllaskagi, also known as the Troll Peninsula, a dramatic mountain range and one of the pearls of North Iceland. On clear days looking out to sea, you can also get a clear view of the islands Hrísey and Grímsey, where they sit in the Atlantic Ocean at the very edge of the Arctic Circle. The peak of Múlakolla Mountain reaches 984 metres (3,228 feet), making the views from the top vast and fantastical. This land was carved via glacial movements, creating dramatic valleys, trickling rivers and the tallest mountains in the country outside the central Highlands. Going skiing or snowboarding on this stunning mountain range is a treat not experienced by many. You bring your own gear and get help with loading it in your transportation, the Pisten Bully Park 300 Snowcat, a fast and smooth rider that seats 28 people just fine along with their winter sports gear. If you didn't bring your gear, you can rent it in the skiing area of the neighbouring town Siglufjörður. Of course, there is no need to sit in the heated comforts of your snowcat for the trip down. Instead, you can fly down the slopes on your ski or board, kicking up the snow as you go. If you participate in neither of these winter sports, you can still come along on this tour, enjoy the sweeping mountain views and catch the ride downhill afterwards. Don’t hesitate, book your snowcat adventure now and go skiing in the mountains of North Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

Skiing Tours

Join a skiing tour, race down Iceland's glittering white slopes and expose yourself to unforgettable mountaintop views. These seasonal excursions take you to Iceland's most dazzling winter resorts where the snow-draped landscapes are as beautiful as they are thrilling.
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Peaks of Thieves | Skiing Day Tour in the Westfjords

Join this brilliant day tour skiing and exploring the gorgeous mountain slopes of the Westfjords in Iceland. This is a great opportunity for experienced skiers looking to pack their trip to the Westfjords with adrenaline and discovery. Your adventure begins in the morning in the Westford's largest town, Ísafjörður. First things first, you'll meet your friendly and experienced guide for the day who will proceed to hand out all necessary equipment. You will also grab some lunch here, before jumping in the car and heading towards Bolungarvík. Before arriving, however, you will pay a visit to Syðridalur Valley. Here, if your guide decides that conditions are suitable, you will get kitted out and take to the slopes for the first time. Mount Heiðnafjall is just one of the many gorgeous peaks found in this area, making you quickly realise how rewarding it is to balance sightseeing with skiing. You will next head over to the mountain, Breiðafell, which was once a part of the Ísafjörður ski resort, now abandoned following an avalanche in April 1994. Exploring this area, you will see firsthand sweeping views of the surrounding area, Seljalandsdalur, as well as the remains of the resort's old ski-lifts. This is definitely a location where you'll want to keep your camera at the ready. How long you choose to spend in this beautiful area is entirely up to you, though it does depend on the amount of snow, conditions and interest of the group. Those who wish to ski for longer are invited to continue further down the valley, where they will be picked up and returned to Ísafjörður. So don't delay any longer. Hurry now and you too can reserve your place on this exciting day tour skiing in the beautiful Westfjords. Check availability by choosing a date.

Cross Country Skiing in the Westfjords

Get a taste of cross country skiing while in the Westfjords by booking this tour from Ísafjörður. This is the perfect excursion for newbies and the experienced alike. This tour begins when you meet your guides at a cafe in the largest town in the Westfjords, Ísafjörður. You’ll discuss your experience levels and desires for the tour over coffee, before deciding a plan and setting out to the ski lodge at Seljalandsdalur. Once here, you’ll be provides with skis, poles, helmets and goggles. Your guide will show you how to use your skis, before leading you into valley. Your route will depend on how comfortable you are, but usually, you will make your way to the top of the mountain of Sandfell, and Miðfell if conditions allow. The views will no doubt be awe-inspiring. Endless plains of virgin snow will gleam around you, spectacular peaks will tower above, and when you summit them you’ll be able to see across a beautiful fjord and the rooftops of Ísafjörður below. The Westfjords is one of the most remote and incredible regions of Iceland, and to be able to explore it in this unique way is a fantastic opportunity. After you have taken photographs and marvelled over the spectacular landscapes, you’ll descend the mountain. At this point, the journey not only becomes easier but even more fun, as you pick up speed and slalom on the slopes. Of course, if you are a bit nervous on your skis, you don’t need to go fast and will be well looked after. Once you get back to the ski lodge, you’ll return your equipment, and be driven back to the cafe, where you can warm up with some hot chocolate before continuing to enjoy the beautiful, remote Westfjords. Take to the slopes with this fantastic opportunity to try cross country skiing. Check availability by choosing a date.

Snowcat Skiing on Mulakolla Mountain

Strap on your ski boots and embark on an exhilarating cat skiing tour on Múlakolla Mountain. If you are a backcountry skier or snowboarder, looking to reach the deep powder areas of North Iceland, this snowcat adventure is perfect for you. Your excursion begins as you meet up with your local guide in the town of Ólafsfjörður, nesting at the mouth of the North Iceland fjord Eyjafjörður. Then, you climb in the snowcat and begin your drive to the top of the mountain Múlakolla, ploughing through the deep snow to reach areas not ordinarily accessible with anything but a helicopter. During your tour, expect to gain a stunning view of Ólafsfjörður, Eyjafjörður and Tröllaskagi, also known as the Troll Peninsula, a dramatic mountain range and one of the pearls of North Iceland. On clear days looking out to sea, you can also get a clear view of the islands Hrísey and Grímsey, where they sit in the Atlantic Ocean at the very edge of the Arctic Circle. The peak of Múlakolla Mountain reaches 984 metres (3,228 feet), making the views from the top vast and fantastical. This land was carved via glacial movements, creating dramatic valleys, trickling rivers and the tallest mountains in the country outside the central Highlands. Going skiing or snowboarding on this stunning mountain range is a treat not experienced by many. You bring your own gear and get help with loading it in your transportation, the Pisten Bully Park 300 Snowcat, a fast and smooth rider that seats 28 people just fine along with their winter sports gear. If you didn't bring your gear, you can rent it in the skiing area of the neighbouring town Siglufjörður. Of course, there is no need to sit in the heated comforts of your snowcat for the trip down. Instead, you can fly down the slopes on your ski or board, kicking up the snow as you go. If you participate in neither of these winter sports, you can still come along on this tour, enjoy the sweeping mountain views and catch the ride downhill afterwards. Don’t hesitate, book your snowcat adventure now and go skiing in the mountains of North Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

Skiing Tours

Join a skiing tour, race down Iceland's glittering white slopes and expose yourself to unforgettable mountaintop views. These seasonal excursions take you to Iceland's most dazzling winter resorts where the snow-draped landscapes are as beautiful as they are thrilling.
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Peaks of Thieves | Skiing Day Tour in the Westfjords

Join this brilliant day tour skiing and exploring the gorgeous mountain slopes of the Westfjords in Iceland. This is a great opportunity for experienced skiers looking to pack their trip to the Westfjords with adrenaline and discovery. Your adventure begins in the morning in the Westford's largest town, Ísafjörður. First things first, you'll meet your friendly and experienced guide for the day who will proceed to hand out all necessary equipment. You will also grab some lunch here, before jumping in the car and heading towards Bolungarvík. Before arriving, however, you will pay a visit to Syðridalur Valley. Here, if your guide decides that conditions are suitable, you will get kitted out and take to the slopes for the first time. Mount Heiðnafjall is just one of the many gorgeous peaks found in this area, making you quickly realise how rewarding it is to balance sightseeing with skiing. You will next head over to the mountain, Breiðafell, which was once a part of the Ísafjörður ski resort, now abandoned following an avalanche in April 1994. Exploring this area, you will see firsthand sweeping views of the surrounding area, Seljalandsdalur, as well as the remains of the resort's old ski-lifts. This is definitely a location where you'll want to keep your camera at the ready. How long you choose to spend in this beautiful area is entirely up to you, though it does depend on the amount of snow, conditions and interest of the group. Those who wish to ski for longer are invited to continue further down the valley, where they will be picked up and returned to Ísafjörður. So don't delay any longer. Hurry now and you too can reserve your place on this exciting day tour skiing in the beautiful Westfjords. Check availability by choosing a date.

Cross Country Skiing in the Westfjords

Get a taste of cross country skiing while in the Westfjords by booking this tour from Ísafjörður. This is the perfect excursion for newbies and the experienced alike. This tour begins when you meet your guides at a cafe in the largest town in the Westfjords, Ísafjörður. You’ll discuss your experience levels and desires for the tour over coffee, before deciding a plan and setting out to the ski lodge at Seljalandsdalur. Once here, you’ll be provides with skis, poles, helmets and goggles. Your guide will show you how to use your skis, before leading you into valley. Your route will depend on how comfortable you are, but usually, you will make your way to the top of the mountain of Sandfell, and Miðfell if conditions allow. The views will no doubt be awe-inspiring. Endless plains of virgin snow will gleam around you, spectacular peaks will tower above, and when you summit them you’ll be able to see across a beautiful fjord and the rooftops of Ísafjörður below. The Westfjords is one of the most remote and incredible regions of Iceland, and to be able to explore it in this unique way is a fantastic opportunity. After you have taken photographs and marvelled over the spectacular landscapes, you’ll descend the mountain. At this point, the journey not only becomes easier but even more fun, as you pick up speed and slalom on the slopes. Of course, if you are a bit nervous on your skis, you don’t need to go fast and will be well looked after. Once you get back to the ski lodge, you’ll return your equipment, and be driven back to the cafe, where you can warm up with some hot chocolate before continuing to enjoy the beautiful, remote Westfjords. Take to the slopes with this fantastic opportunity to try cross country skiing. Check availability by choosing a date.

Snowcat Skiing on Mulakolla Mountain

Strap on your ski boots and embark on an exhilarating cat skiing tour on Múlakolla Mountain. If you are a backcountry skier or snowboarder, looking to reach the deep powder areas of North Iceland, this snowcat adventure is perfect for you. Your excursion begins as you meet up with your local guide in the town of Ólafsfjörður, nesting at the mouth of the North Iceland fjord Eyjafjörður. Then, you climb in the snowcat and begin your drive to the top of the mountain Múlakolla, ploughing through the deep snow to reach areas not ordinarily accessible with anything but a helicopter. During your tour, expect to gain a stunning view of Ólafsfjörður, Eyjafjörður and Tröllaskagi, also known as the Troll Peninsula, a dramatic mountain range and one of the pearls of North Iceland. On clear days looking out to sea, you can also get a clear view of the islands Hrísey and Grímsey, where they sit in the Atlantic Ocean at the very edge of the Arctic Circle. The peak of Múlakolla Mountain reaches 984 metres (3,228 feet), making the views from the top vast and fantastical. This land was carved via glacial movements, creating dramatic valleys, trickling rivers and the tallest mountains in the country outside the central Highlands. Going skiing or snowboarding on this stunning mountain range is a treat not experienced by many. You bring your own gear and get help with loading it in your transportation, the Pisten Bully Park 300 Snowcat, a fast and smooth rider that seats 28 people just fine along with their winter sports gear. If you didn't bring your gear, you can rent it in the skiing area of the neighbouring town Siglufjörður. Of course, there is no need to sit in the heated comforts of your snowcat for the trip down. Instead, you can fly down the slopes on your ski or board, kicking up the snow as you go. If you participate in neither of these winter sports, you can still come along on this tour, enjoy the sweeping mountain views and catch the ride downhill afterwards. Don’t hesitate, book your snowcat adventure now and go skiing in the mountains of North Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

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Iceland is lined with incredible seasonal ski slopes, perfect for snowboarders, skiers and all those looking to try for the first time. Tours to the slopes will often include full admission to the respective resorts, as well as transfers to and from your accommodation.

1. What is the best time of the year for skiing in Iceland?

The best time for skiing in Iceland is from November to May. These months mark the season that most ski resorts stay open in Iceland.

2. Where can I go skiing in Iceland?

There are five major ski resorts in Iceland: Bláfjöll Ski Resort in the southwest, Dalvík Ski Resort and Hlíðarfjall Ski Resort in the north, Ísafjördur Ski Resort on the Westfjords and Oddsskarð Ski Resort on the Eastfjords.

3. Do I need to have previous experience in skiing?

No, Iceland’s ski slopes vary from beginner to expert difficulty levels. You're sure to find slopes that perfectly suit your skill level. 

4. Are there instructors to offer any advice?

Yes, there are numerous guides and instructors at the resorts who can offer advice and beginner courses.

5. Is it possible to partake in a heli-skiing tour?

Yes, a helicopter will fly to a mountain peak, from where you will be able to descend.

6. What type of clothing should I wear on the slopes?

Because skiing is a winter sport, it is important to dress appropriately. Make sure that you are wearing thick, warm layers, hats and gloves, goggles and a wind/rainproof outer shell.

7. Should I rent ski or snowboarding equipment?

The choice is entirely up to you. Remember the old idiom “Skiing is easy to learn but hard to master. Snowboarding is hard to learn but easy to master.”

8. Is it possible to ski under the northern lights?

Yes, winter in Iceland sees very short days. During this time, seeing the northern lights is always possible.

9.  Is it possible to partake in off-piste skiing?

Yes, there are a number of regions in Iceland where off-piste skiing tours take place, most notably the “Troll Peninsula” and the Westfjords.

10. What is the Troll Peninsula?

The Troll Peninsula, or Tröllaskagi, is a region in North Iceland, known for its incredible off-piste skiing and ancient folklore.

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