Private Ice Climbing on Sólheimajökull


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

5 hours
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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

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

Southcoast Adventure

About operator:

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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