Backcountry tour

Adventure skiing

Stunning views

Ski up and over the highest mountains


7 km


4 hours


1000 m

Age limit

12 years


Season: October-July

Starting point: Meet your guide at the hotel, where the tour begins

Duration: 4 hours, depending on conditions

Spaces available: 4

This tour maintains a maximum guide-to-guest ratio of 1:4, ensuring one guide for every four guests. Please be aware that each group is responsible for covering the transportation costs of their tour guide.

Price: The total cost is ISK 240,000 for a two-day experience with a private guide, including the tour as the main activity on one of the days (equipment rental is an additional ISK 20,000 per person)

Distance: 5-7 km, depending on snow conditions and skill level

Elevation gain: Ranges from 500 to 1,000 meters, influenced by snow conditions, weather, and participants' experience

Skill and fitness level: Tourer, moderate to fit

Rental gear available: We can provide all essential ski equipment, including avalanche safety gear, skis, helmets, and goggles, for ISK 20,000 per person. Additionally, a split board option is available upon request at the same price of ISK 20,000 per person.

You bring: Warm clothes and socks, wind- and waterproof outer layers, gloves, buff, hat and sunglasses. Water and snacks.

Minimum age: 12 years


Adventure skiing in Kerlingarfjöll mountains boasts a rich history dating back to the 1960s. This exceptional area features a variety of ski slopes, all accessible with our backcountry skis and skins.

We start our day by climbing to the peaks—a rewarding effort that sets us up for thrilling runs down the slopes, with the stunning landscapes of Kerlingarfjöll unfolding before us.

Guided by the experienced team at Outsiders Iceland, our tour ensures you experience the best slopes and conditions for an unforgettable adventure.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellations for private activities must be made at least 10 days before arrival. After that, the activity is non-refundable.

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