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Alpine Iceland

Mountaineering and Climbing

Custom-moulded glacier and mountaineering adventures for those interested in true backcountry alpine escapes!

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Tour highlights
Vatnajökull (Vatnajokull glacier)
Hrútfjallstindar (Hrutfellstindar peak)
Þverártindsegg (Thverarlindsegg peak)
Sveinstindur (Sveinstindur peak)

Rated: Demanding.
Duration: Approximately 15 hours.
Departure time: 05:00 from our Skaftafell sales office (gray house with turf roof).
Minimum age: 18 years.
Included: Glacier hiking tour with a certified glacier guide, necessary instruction, and glacier gear.
Remember to bring:  Please check our detailed equipment list.
Please note: Skaftafell is located 327km (203 miles) from Reykjavík. The nearest towns to Skaftafell are Kirkjubæjarklaustur, 69km to the west and Höfn, 130km to the east.

All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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