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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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What To Do In Reykjavik With Young Children

For those Moms and Dads who want to visit Iceland and will be travelling with young children, this post is for you.  Please note that Iceland is actually a VERY family friendly place.  Icelanders are...

The Danger of Cotton in the Extremes of Iceland

Cotton absorbs and retains moisture from the air and from your body, which makes it a dangerous fabric to wear when trekking in the extremes of Iceland. Iceland is a land of extremes: extreme types of...

What you need to know about taking a tour in Iceland

In the last few years, Iceland has emerged as a hot tourist destination.  This is for many good reasons: people now flock to Iceland to enjoy its unspoiled nature and unique attractions.  Because of this,...

10 Iceland Travel Hacks

So, you are coming to Iceland and, most likely, it’s your first time. So you get the most out of your Iceland trip, we’ve assembled the following 10 Iceland travel hacks so you can make the most of your...

Leave No Trace

People coming hiking to Iceland wonder about how pure this country is. As a guest in Iceland's wild nature, you should keep the disturbance of nature as low as possible. Because we all like Iceland and we...

A few tips for a safe hike

It is not difficult to figure out why hiking is such a popular activity in iceland. Hiking trails run across valleys, fjords and other volcanic formations. People already know that hiking comes with physical...

Mountain Safety and Ski Guiding Courses

Our Guides learn from the best Last month Icelandic Mountain Guides hosted a Professional Avalanche Operations Level 1 course under the standards of the Canadian Avalanche Association. The Icelandic...