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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!

Adventurer of the Week: Bethany tastes the Icelandic Guiding Adventures

Bethany facilitated the wilderness first responder training to guides and went on a tour with us to experience the Icelandic guide life. Since the early 90’s, she has worked as an instructor, which includes...

Adventurer of the Week: Sydney explores a Lava Cave!

On their adventure trip through Iceland, Sydney and her best friend Sophie were able to visit a lava cave! This adventure into a well hidden cave included crawling through the partly narrow  sections and...

Adventurer of the Week: Sonia hikes through the Icelandic Highlands

This time, our Adventurer of the Week comes from Australia! Sonia and her sister had a fantastic adventure on Laugavegur: crossing rivers, enjoying the good company, the food and the breathtaking...

The East Greenland Rock Climbing Project

At Greenland Adventures, we are passionate about the outdoors, and a huge part of this philosophy is about inspiring others to to be passionate about the outdoors. With that in mind, what better place to...

Team Fjalló Finishes the Laugavegur Ultramarathon!

Team Fjalló off to the races! Nearly three weeks ago, we announced the story of Team Icelandic Mountain Guides (Team Fjalló) and the Laugavegur Ultramarathon. The Laugavegur Ultramarathon is a gruelling 55km...

Adventurer of the Week: Nicolas prepares for the Mountains!

Its obvious that Nicolas is an Icelandophile, having visited many times and explored many different areas of the country. This time around, Nicolas joined us for the Mountaineering Skills Course where he...

The 7 Wonder Women of Vatnajökull

In 7 days, 7 female guides from Icelandic Mountain Guides completed a traverse of the largest glacier in Europe. This is a huge achievement, and we are extremely proud of them. That’s why this week, we are...