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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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An Enchanted Ice Cave in Iceland

Iceland is truly a magical place. This island is filled with blue mountains, glacial rivers, black beaches and inspirational wilderness – and yet there are even more beautiful sights  that few get to set...

The Great Mystery: what’s the difference between hiking, trekking & backpacking?

Hiking, trekking and backpacking – they may all sound like the same thing. One could say it’s simply a case of semantics, and they’re all different words for a walk in The Great Outdoors. But there’s more to...

Why Winter is the Best Time to See the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Northern Lights are a sight to behold and viewing them is a once in a lifetime expereince for most people. These impressionist strokes across the canvas of the winter sky take the breath away from any...

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...

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...

Best Self-Guided Hikes in Iceland

Are you the kind of person that likes to explore, but doesn’t like of all the hassle that comes with travelling and logistics and booking and all the rest of it?  If that sounds like you, then look no...