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World-class heli-skiing in North Iceland

According to Forbes, Iceland is one of the most exciting places in the world to go heli-skiing. In a recent article posted on their website, travel specialist Cookson Adventures suggests that your next skiing trip should be to areas that offer heli-skiing expeditions.

Their list includes places all over the world, mentioning Iceland as a place "where volcanoes and glaciers look down on cragged coasts and crashing waterfalls. Here you can ski a huge variety of terrain, from open bowls and steep couloirs to long runs from mountain peaks."

North Iceland offers some of the best terrains in Iceland for heli-skiing and back-country. Companies offer heli-skiing on the Troll peninsula, as well as ski touring trips. 

Check out Viking Heliskiing and Arctic Heli Skiing for more information for your ski-trip to North Iceland.

Follow this link to learn more about skiing in North Iceland, both on and off-piste.

North Iceland

Towns & Villages

Society and the economy have many faces. Whereas agriculture is the mainstay of rural areas, the towns depend upon fishing, industry, trade and a range of services, with each village having its own characteristics though they all prove hospitable hosts. 
The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

Explore map with pictures

Map Akureyri Eyjafjarðarsveit Grímsey Raufarhöfn Kópasker Þórshöfn Bakkafjörður Húsavík Mývatn Laugar Svalbarðseyri Grenivík Hjalteyri Hauganes Árskógssandur Dalvík Hrísey Ólafsfjörður Siglufjörður Hofsós Hólar Varmahlíð Sauðárkrókur Skagaströnd Blöndós Hvammstangi Laugarbakki Borðeyri