Hiking Trail

Crevasse Field Trip

Guided Hike

Venture into a glacier


3 km


2 hours


300 m

Age limit

10 years


Operated by: Outsiders Iceland

Price for scheduled tour: 18,900 ISK per person

Season: All year

Private departure: Available from 22,900 ISK per person, min 8 participants. Please send a us request at info@highlandbase.is.

Transport: Meet your guide at the hotel. Use your own vehicle to access the hike departure site.

Elevation gain: 100-300 m

Gear included: Ice axe, crampons, helmet, and harness

Skill & fitness level: Beginner. All fitness levels.

Min/Max: 6/20 pax (on demand 8/20 pax)


Join us on a short field trip to study the anatomy of a glacier and its crevasses.

Learn to use crampons, ice-axe, rope and harness to safely examine the formation and behavior of glaciers. Witness firsthand how the glaciers are shaping Iceland and venture safely into a glacier crevasse with the help of a professional guide.

This tour adapts to the current snow and ice situation.

What to bring

Warm clothes and socks, wind- and waterproof jacket, sturdy boots, gloves, buff, hat, and sunglasses. Water, snacks, and a light lunch.


Cancellations and Booking Modifications:

Scheduled tours: Cancellations or changes must be made 72 hours prior to arrival. After that, the tour is non refundable.

Private tours:

  • If a cancellation is received more than 10 days prior to arrival, you will receive 100% refund

  • If a cancellation is received more than 6-9 days prior to arrival, you will receive 80% refund

  • If a cancellation is received within 5 days of arrival, the tour is non refundable.


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