Nordic ski or snowshoe ?
Nordic ski touring in Iceland is intended only for those wilderness lovers and Far North enthusiasts with a good level of fitness.The winter mountain landscapes of this largest volcanic island in the world looks like no other, with all these snowcapped volcanoes pretending they’re fast asleep under their white quilt. A beautiful Nordic raid with pulks, through grandiose territories where few people venture, between the majestic volcano Mount Hekla and the massive glaciers of the South Coast. The most mysterious part of the south Öræfi highlands is characterized by vast lava fields, imposing monolithic volcanoes and frozen wastelands. Natural hot springs are a real gift of nature to the brave who dare venture into her realm during the winter.
Snowshoeing, easier, less demanding and technical than Nordic skiing, allows for non-skiers to be in intimate contact with the Icelandic winter landscapes. With its slower rythm, snowshoe hiking provides an excellent opportunity for nature photography and to approch wildlife like Arctic fox or ptarmingans Building on the success of our winter tour, we have created an exciting new winter option that is sure to impress. Modern trek snowshoes are built for maximum efficiency across rolling terrain. You don't need to be an experienced skier or mountainer. if you are a good and fit hiker and you love the white immencity of winter snowshoeing is surely and experience for you.
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