Tindaöxl Ski Area

Ólafsfjörður offers ideal conditions for winter sports. The neighbouring mountains and valleys offer excellent terrain for snowmobile touring and the environment is particulary well-situated to skiing. In Ólafsfjörður there is one lift, 600 m, well suitable for beginners and professionals alike. Specially laid tracks extent pratically all over the town, and The Ólafsfjörður Skiing Association organises cross-country excursions anround the vicinity. The Tindaöxl skiing area is equipped with ski lifts and excellent slalom tracks. Snowboarding enthusiasts have large pristine areas at their disposal. Refreshments are on offer in the Skiing Association Lodge, wich is also equipped with attic sleeping bag accomodation for up to 25 persons.

Tindaöxl Ski Area

GPS Points N66° 4' 7.790" W18° 37' 33.998"
Telephone

466-2527

864-0870

Accommodation 25 Sleeping bags
Opening period All year

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Nature
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Hedinsfjordur

Héðinsfjörður is nearly 6 km long deserted northernmost fjord on the Tröllaskagi area. In the fjord is a good lake to catch fish, Héðinsfjarðarvatn, and the outlet from the Héðinsfjarðarós into the fjord. The next settlement to the west is the town Siglufjörður and to the east is Ólafsfjörður.

Into the fjord lays beautiful valley, 5-6 km long. There is a large trout water, 1.7 square miles in size, that splendor the valley, 3 meters above sea level. There is a water trout and large seafish in water, about 1-5 lbs. The fish walks in the late summer.

A lot of wildlife is in the lake. The story says that the fox, who has visited some hunters unafraid and sought for a small fish. This water is not practiced much, yet it has their fans who seek peace and good fishing. Fishing hut is at the northern end of the lake.

Enough entertainment is on Tröllaskagi and nearest area, whether it is winter or summer, for example; skiing, snowmobile, sea angling, golfing, soccer, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, museums and much more.

No one needs to be bored!

www.hedinsfjordur.is

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The Herring Era Museum

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Three very different museum buildings provide visitors with an insight into the magnificent and captivating herring industry. The Róaldsbrakki is a Norwegian herring station dating back to 1907. Most of this building is as it was in the past, when herring girls lived in the building throughout the summer. Grána is an example of a small herring factory of the 1930s and visitors can see the workings of the reduction industry, which has long been seen as Iceland's first major industry. The Boathouse seeks to recreate a portion of a herring port, with the fleet alongside one evening in 1950 and allows visitors to mull over what it must have been like to walk the quaysides around the middle of the last century.
More information: www.sild.is/en

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