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Welcome to the official blog of Icelandic Mountain Guides, Iceland's trusted outdoor adventure company, offering a great selection of guided tours.  Here you can learn more about Iceland's beautiful nature, travel tips and all sorts of useful information to help you make the most of your time in Iceland. Cheers!

Backpacking in Lónsöræfi Nature Reserve: Remote Hiking at it’s Best

What do you want out of a hiking trip in Iceland? Allow us to have a guess: you would you like to see very few people; hike in, around and through some remarkable landscape and by the end have an amazing...

Adventurer of the Week: Kasia Takes on Iceland's Highest Peak

When it comes to adventuring, it seems as though Kasia has done it all: she has hit all the major and less-major spots in Iceland, but there was one more target left to conquer. So, she called in the...

The Volcanic Trails 2/3, One of our favourite Iceland Hiking Tours

The Other Highlands Welcome to the Volcanic Trails blog post series!   So, you have checked the first post we put out, and you want to know how the second part goes? Look no further…Once you have taken the...

Adventurer of the Week: Ryan Smells iceland!

 Ryan smelled the sulphur from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption from 2010 all the way from his home in Lerwick, Shetland (follow the link to see where that is!) This is our newest Adventurer of the Week! Of...

The Fimmvörðuháls Pass - A Magnificent Hike for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Iceland is a hiker’s paradise. The huge sky, epic canyons, waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, volcanoes and steaming ground give you something to look, marvel at, in fact, at in any direction. So how do you...

Adventurer of the Week: Elizabeth Takes on a Dare!

Welcome to our “Adventurer of the Week” series! Each week we will feature individuals that were inspired to make every moment an experience in Iceland by going out on epic tours with us that allowed them to...

IMG Polar Training Course

Reaching the North Pole, the South Pole, or even just enduring polar conditions for a sustained period of time is the ultimate test of physical and psychological endurance. It is also a test of knowledge,...