Private Ice Climbing on Sólheimajökull

Summary

We start the day with a lovely walk up towards Sólheimajökull glacier. The outlet glacier is a rugged, raw and an ever changing environment of ancient frozen water. Up there each day is different and the ever changing environment gives our experienced glacier guide a challenge! He'll carefully evaluate the conditions and pick the best places for you to climb. We then spend a good amount of time trying out various ways of ice climbing in a fun and educating way! What to bring: As we will be spending time in the unpredictable Icelandic weather, it is important to be prepared. We recommend warm outdoor clothing including: • Waterproof jacket and trousers • Warm head wear, for example, woolen hat/balaclava • Gloves • Appropriate hiking boots/shoes are requires • Minimum shoe size 36EU or 5,5US Our guides are locals with years of experience and a passion for the Icelandic nature. Your guide will tell you interesting facts about Katla and it's surrounding as well as provide you with enlightening entertainment along the way.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Explore Iceland in a unique way on our Private Ice climbing tour. It is an adventure you will never forget! After a short but very important demonstration on how to properly use the glacier equipment we head up the riddled outlet glacier; walking between deep crevasses, amazing ice formations, jagged ridges and spine-tingling sinkholes. And let's not forget the amazing scenery surrounding you the entire time. This gives you the perfect opportunity to get that one 'me climbing a glacier' photo you've always wanted! This private tour is ideal for thous who want to experience a first hand adventure on a moving glacier! **We always try to fit our trips to our guests needs and wishes**

What’s included?

  • Local guide

  • Crampons, ice axe and other safety equipment.

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Glacier and volcano tours, focused on year-round individual, group and tailored tours to popular and off-the-beaten track locations.

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