Crevasse hiking tour

Fire and Ice

Guided Hike

Venture into a glacier

Distance

3 km

Time

3 hours

Elevation

300 m

Age limit

12 years

Difficulty

Operated by: Outsiders Iceland

Season: June 15 - September 30

Private departures only:  Please send us a 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.

Spaces available: 7 guests

Price:

  • 1-5 guests: ISK 165,000

  • 6-7 guests: ISK 175,000

Description

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.

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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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