Ready to climb up
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Ready to climb up

It´s going well
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It´s going well

Near the top
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Near the top

Only few moves left
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Only few moves left

Yeah, she made it!
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Yeah, she made it!

Getting to know about the glacier
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Getting to know about the glacier

More ice climbing
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

More ice climbing

Physical but so much fun
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Physical but so much fun

Smiling all the way
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Smiling all the way

Old terminal moraine in the background
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Old terminal moraine in the background

Happy girls on the glacier
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Happy girls on the glacier

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Don´t forget to bring your camera!

We are adventurers, and love a good challenge so figured we’d go for something exhilarating like ice climbing.

- Daniel & Amanda -

Difficulty:

EASY

HARD

Price from:  

Adult: 19900

Departures: All year: July 1st to August 31st, Every day at 9:30 and 14:30 - September 1st to June 30th, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun at 12:00.

Duration: 3 hours on ice, 4 hours in total

Meeting point: Icelandic Mountain Guides Sales Lodge in Skaftafell (next to the National Park Visitor Center) 30 min. prior to departure

Minimum Age: 14 years

Group size: 6 participants per guide. Minimum of 2 participants.

We provide: Guiding services and glacier gear (crampons, ice axes and safety equipment)

You bring: Warm clothing, rain gear, and lunch.

Note: Bring warm clothing, rain gear, gloves, hiking boots and a snack. Boots and rain gear can be rented (1.500 ISK. per item)

  • Tour Description

    A glacier walk with an introduction to ice climbing

    On this adventurous glacier walk and ice climbing tour, we take you to the majestic Svínafellsjökull glacier where we explore all its features such as water cauldrons, ridges, and deep crevasses. At the right location, we give everyone a chance for a short and easy introduction to the sport of ice climbing. With only 6 passengers per guide on this tour, everyone will have their time to shine. This combination of a glacier walk and ice climbing is a great way to experience Icelandic glaciers. Don´t forget to bring your camera since this is a perfect opportunity to have your picture taken enjoying a real Iceland glacier adventure.

    Read about Daniel & Amanda's exhilirating glacier walk and ice climbing experience.

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