Ice Climbing Clinic on Sólheimjökull

Woman getting ready for ice climbing on Sólheimjökull
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Highlights:

  • Full day out on glacier
  • Ice climbing
  • Glacier hiking

Description:

Trip plan: We pick you up at your hotel at 08.00 and head out towards Sólheimajökull on the South Coast of Iceland. After about 2 hour of driving we reach the glacier that offers climbing suitable for everyone, no matter your climbing level or experience. We can choose from a variety of low angle and friendly climbs to challenging overhangs. Tell us what you want to do! What we will cover during the day is the basics of ice climbing such as: appropriate knots and hitches, anchor building for safe top rope set up, ice climbing techniques, crampon techniques, belaying, communication and more. After a full day out glacier hiking and ice climbing, we get back to the vehicle and head to Reykjavik where you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Availability:

  • All year
Duration: 10 hours

Difficulty:

  • Rated 3 out of 5 or Moderate

Pickup:

  • Yes

Minimum Age:

  • 14 years old

Ratio:

  • 4:1 per guide
Price: 129.900 ISK for 1-2 Climbers, 49.900 ISK per guest, up to 4 Climbers

Included:

  • Pickup
  • Certified glacier guide
  • Rain-gear
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Private transfer
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Ice tools
  • Crampons

Not included:

  • Personal outdoor clothing
  • Food for the day

What to bring:

  • Personal outdoor clothing
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Small backpack

Pickup times:

  • 8:00 AM

Departures:

  • 8:30 AM

Operates:

  • Every day

Booking

All bookings for this tour are made upon request via webform below