ski touring in iceland
Iceland is home to a staggering amount of 900 and 1,500-meter peaks on the North Atlantic coast. Generous terrain, maritime snowpack, and accessibility allow ski touring parties to trailblaze with relative ease.
A Letter From Your Guide
Steve Banks, Director of Mountain Guide Operations
Skiing in Iceland is an unforgettable experience. Strap on your skins and set out on an unforgettable ski tour straight from the lodge door. Limitless terrain ignites new exploration in even the most seasoned of skiers. You’ll earn your turns, but believe us, there’s no feeling like ripping off your skins and descending down to the ocean.
Start your ski tour directly from Deplar Farm. Today, you’ll warm up your climbing legs with a mellow tour of the surrounding valley.
The ocean views that run to the north are screen-saver worthy. Spend the day zig-zagging through fjords and valleys with constant views of the cobalt-blue North Atlantic Ocean.
Head south. Today you dive deep into the heart of the Troll Peninsula and combine snowmobiling and ski touring. The mountains here are slightly taller and sprinkled with pocket glaciers that keep the snow cold and fresh. You won’t see any signs of civilization, just untouched runs.
Earn your turns on a morning tour along the coastal Troll Peninsula before flying home.
- Warm ski hat, baseball hat
- Goggles (high and low-light lenses)
- Outerwear (ski jacket and pants)
- Ski boots
- Ski socks
- Gloves or mittens (heavy and lightweight pair)
- Warm layers for top and bottom: capilene, wool, fleece
- Bathing suit (you might just find hot springs while skiing!)
- Avalanche safety gear will be provided to you