SUMMIT HIKES IN VATNAJÖKULL

We offer summit hikes in southeast Iceland between April and July.
We have both public and private groups available. See what we have to offer.

HVANNADALSHNÚKUR

We offer guidance on the highest peak in Iceland, Hvannadalshnúkur in Öræfajökull. If the weather is promising, the view is overwhelmingly beautiful. In the north, mountain peaks rise above the glacier, glaciers flow down the slopes and in the south there are endless black sands that bear the Atlantic Ocean.

Hnappur & Sveinstindur

They are magnificent alpine peaks in Öræfajökull west of Hvannadalshnúkur and give Svínafellsjökull a majestic appearance. The trip is a wonderful mountain hike which is also a challenging challenge. During the expedition we enjoy a beautiful view on the way as well as at the top.

Hrútsfjallstindar

Hrútsfjallstindar peaks at 1,875 meters above sea level. Here is a wonderful mountain hike which is also an exciting challenge! This is magnificent alpine peak in Öræfajökull west of Hvannadalshnúkur and give Svínafellsjökull a majestic appearance. The trip is a wonderful mountain hike during which we enjoy a beautiful view on the way as well as at the top. 

THE STORY OF LOCAL GUIDE

Local Guide is a small family run glacier guiding company that has been operating in South East Iceland since 1991. The company was founded by my grandfather, Sigðurður Bjarnason, but since 2015 myself (Aron) and my partner Helen María have taken over a part of the company…

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