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Böggvisstaðafjall Ski Area

Dalvík is only a 35 min. drive from Akureyri and has one of the best skiing areas in the country. There is a wide variety of runs suitable for all members of the family, one of the slopes being floodlit and 1,200m long.
The area is equipped with a new snow production system which ensures better snow conditions. When conditions permit, a track for cross country skiing is prepared right next to the skiing area. Skis can be rented.
Information: Ski Centre: 466-1010 / 867-1606, www.skidalvik.is

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Böggvisstaðafjall Ski Area

GPS Points N65° 58' 7.329" W18° 33' 20.761"
Telephone

+354 466-1010

Accommodation 40 Sleeping bags
Opening period 01/12 - 15/05

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