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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: Kim Gets some Mountain Skills

Kim is a true Iceland-lover, and going a lot  further than most. She joined us on our 6 day Mountain Skills Course, and acquired a the necessary technical proficiency to take her exploration of iceland to...

A National Park for Iceland's Central Highlands!

This week we want to discuss an issue that is very dear to us. We want to guarantee the preservation of the Icelandic Highlands for generations to come, and we wanted to take some time to you a little bit...

Adventurer of the Week: Sila and Matt get Blown Away!

We love the Adventurer of the Week series because it helps us to see, and show you, how we make amazing experiences possible; the kinds of experiences that people didn’t even know they were getting...

What to Expect when Hiking in iceland

This week, we are putting out some basic pointers about how to love hiking in Iceland. We also want to make sure that you not only get the most out of it but also stay safe in the (sometimes harsh and...

Adventurer of the Week: Savleen Goes over the Top!

Savleen is running some seriously strong red coat game in iceland, and the colours really pop. When asked to describe her tour in two words, her exact words were “beyond incredible!”. That means we did a...

Guided vs. Self-Guided Tours: What's the Difference?

What is the difference between guided and self guided tours? What’s included, and what isn’t? These are the big questions.  We’re here to settle those questions, so you can choose the kind of journey that’s...

Adventurer of the Week: Guadalupe Walks Thrice on Ice!

Guadalupe was mesmerised by the glacier walk in Iceland, so mesmerised in fact that she did it not once, not twice but thrice! Iceland left a profound mark on her; humbled and intrigued, she was left wanting...