Gróa Másdóttir


Gróa was born and raised in the capital, Reykjavík. She has always been a nature lover and thinks almost nothing is more rewarding than staying somewhere in the higlands. She has been hiking all over the place with her family and friends since she was a little girl. She became a professional guide in 2015 because of her love of travelling around Iceland and hiking. She is also curious about getting to know people from all over the world.

Gróa started working fo the Icelandic Mountain Guides in the summer of 2015 and has mostly been hiking the world renowned Laugavegur with groups. She is an experienced mountain guide. She is also a certified driver guide for small buses, a yoga teacher and has the Wilderness First Responder qualification. 

She is very fond of Laugavegur and its surroundings but her very favorite place in Iceland is the northern part of the Westfjords, the so called Hornstrandir, where she has been taking groups on yoga tours.

Reviews from clients:

  • „Our guide Gróa was a superb. She provided some excellent insights to the Icelandic landscape was really friendly and helpful. She was also very kind to me in providing vegan food alternatives for myself. I greatly enjoyed my experience and will look to return to Iceland in the future.“ anonymous
  • „Groa did an excellent job of engaging with all members of the group and ensuring that everyone was doing well during the hike, while also being very gentle and not overbearing at all. She was full of interesting information about everything from the landscape and geology to Icelandic culture and language lessons (we all learned how to pronounce Eyjafjallajökull!)". Nathalie USA