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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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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...

Top 5 Reasons to Hike in the Midnight Light

For a period of about 2 months, between May 15th and July 15th roughly, the sun in Iceland doesn’t set, and it never really gets dark. Sure, it gets a bit darker, and there is no direct sunlight. What you...

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...