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Blue Ice

Glacier Hike & Ice Climbing

Take a journey through a frozen maze of towering ice formations, jagged ridges, and deep blue crevasses!


This tour offers you the opportunity to hike and climb at the immeasurably magnificent Sólheimajökull glacier. We will explore the crevasse riddled outlet glacier and also have the chance to test our ice climbing skills. With its amazing ice formations, sinkholes and jagged ridges, Sólheimajokull glacier is absolutely an unforgettable site to spend the day.

  • Verfügbarkeit

    All year

  • Dauer

    8:30am - 6:30pm / 11:30am - 3:30pm

  • Schwierigkeit


  • Abholservice


  • Treffen vor Ort


  • Mindestalter

    14 years

  • Verhältnis


  • Handbuch


  • Preis ab

    24.990 ISK

Tour Highlights
Sólheimajökull glacier (Solheimajokull glacier)
Skógafoss (Skogafoss waterfall)
Ice Climbing (optional)
Glacier hiking
Glacier hiking
Optional introduction to ice climbing
Certified glacier guide
All neccesary glacier and climbing gear

This tour is both available with pick up from Reykjavík and meet on location.

Pick up starts at If you have chosen transfer please be ready at 8:30 AM from your selected pick-up point and please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for us to arrive.
Don’t know where you will be staying?  No worries, just choose „To Be Announced“ for pick-up location and get back to us when you have further details.
Available pick-up points: Arctic Adventures’s pick-up list.

Meet on location time: If you have chosen to meet us on location please be ready at 11:30 AM at Sólheimajökull Parking Lot. Distance from Reykjavik approx. 164 km / 101 mi. GPS 63°31’00.48″N, 19°22’00.12W(WGS84).

Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Iceland’s 4th biggest glacier. The glacier tongue is a rugged, raw and ever changing hub of ancient frozen water; truly a phenomenal place. The tour will start with an introduction to equipment and safety instructions. We will provide you with all the tools you will need for your time on the glacier: ice axes, crampons, helmets and safety lines and, of course, we make sure that you are always safe on the ice.

You will explore the crevasse riddled outlet glacier and also have the chance to test your ice climbing skills. On our return journey to Reykjavik, we will stop at the beautiful waterfall, Skógafoss.

The tour is about 4 hours with approx. 3 hours on ice, this includes the hour spend climbing.

Remember to bring: Warm layers (not cotton), headwear, scarf, gloves, waterproof jacket and pants, hiking boots are essential, it is not possible to fit ice crampons onto any other footwear.

What if I don’t own all of these clothing items?
Don’t worry, you can always rent sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket and pants in the booking process. We do not rent gear from location.

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The pickup time will change from the 1st of October 2017 from 08:30 to 08:00. Note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

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