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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!

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Matteo's 100 Challenge: The 4 Month Update

It’s hard to believe, but Matteo’s 100 Challenge is 4 months old! Time has really flown. In that time, Matteo has made remarkable progresss during a year in which , honestly, has barely seen anything like...

Ski Touring in Iceland's Troll Peninsula

When it comes to alpine ski touring, the alps can move over: there’s a new kid on the block.  The troll peninsula, Tröllaskagi in Icelandic, is a remarkable mountain/fjord vally range between Skagafjörður...

Iceland & Greenland: The Arctic Epic

In this post, we want to show you exactly what you can expect from a journey that you could (so we will) call the Arctic Epic. Curious? Good. So let’s get started. Imagine flying into Iceland to take on...

Iceland’s Best Hiking Trail

One of the Best, Says Nat Geo Iceland has some epic hiking trails. It is a humbling experience to hike through this mostly barren, desolate wilderness, to feel the elements and experience their power;...

Adventurer of the Week: Lowell Ice Climbs

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...

Adventurer of the Week: Michelle does the Laugavegur

This week's installment of our "Adventurer of the Week" series tells the story of Michelle and her husband, who came over to Iceland and did the famous Laugavegur hiking trail, which connects Landmannalaugar...

Iceland's 13 Yule Lads

If you think about it, most modern Christmas myths/beliefs are pretty strange. Take for example the mainstream Santa Claus story: he’s a big, fat, magical man that flies through the sky in a sleigh pulled by...