Skaftafell, Iceland

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Hike along the Svínafellsjökull Glacier and climb a blue ice wall on this half-day experience from Skaftafell. Suitable for beginners, the hike combines expert tuition and safety briefings with spectacular mountain scenery. Take in the glacial sights as you climb and hike, and learn about the ice formations as you go. Just remember your hiking boots; all other equipment, such as crampons and ice axes, are included. Numbers are limited to 18 per group.
  • Svínafellsjökull Glacier hike and ice climb
  • Meet your guide at Skaftafell for a safety briefing
  • Learn how to use your equipment before you hike
  • Explore the Svínafellsjökull Glacier and climb the ice walls
  • Enjoy an experience that’s suitable for beginners and experts alike
  • Numbers are limited to 18 per group for personalized attention
Your adventure begins by making your own way to Skaftafell Visitor Center parking lot where you'll meet your guide and group. Your guide then drives you to Svínafellsjökull, an outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull ice cap, part of the tallest mountain range in Iceland.

Before you step onto the ice to begin your glacier expedition, your guide provides all necessary equipment and offers important ice climbing guidance and instructions.

Explore the ice formations and moulins and listen to your guide as they explain how they were formed and are constantly changing. Get ready to pump some adrenaline as you climb up the ice walls with ice axes and crampons; worry free and in the safe hands of an experienced guide at all times.


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, Sep 2017

Our guide was just wonderful. Her spirit was contagious and it was obvious how experienced she was. Couldn't have asked for a better experience, would highly recommend.

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