Ice climbing in a crevasse with Icelandic Mountain Guides in Skaftafell
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Ready to climb up

Becoming an expert with the axe during an ice climbing tour with Icelandic Mountain Guides on Svínafellsjökull
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

It´s going well

Guest is well assisted by the guide during the ice climbing on Svínafellsjökull with Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Near the top

All hands on with the axe on an ice climbing tour with Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Only few moves left

All ready to go on an exciting glacier walk on Svínafellsjökull with Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Yeah, she made it!

A short break with the guide to contemplate the staggering Svínafellsjökull glacier - Icelandic Mountain Guides
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Getting to know about the glacier

Exploring a stunning crevass on an ice climbing tour with Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

More ice climbing

Equipped with all the essential harness guest descends into a crevass on Sólheimajökull glacier with Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Physical but so much fun

All smiles when ascending the crevass on Sólheimajökull with Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Smiling all the way

Great view of the national park and black sand beach from Svínafellsjökull - Icelandic Mountain Guides
Photo: Björgvin Hilmarsson

Old terminal moraine in the background

Photo break after an astonishing walk on Svínafellsjökull glacier - Icelandic Mountain Guides
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: 19.900

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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