Ice Climbing In Iceland

Ice climbing on a glacier is one of the most exciting experiences Iceland has to offer.

An active leisure that does not require participants to be athletes while providing the opportunity to experience unique Icelandic nature and sport thrill.

Your adventure

Our Ice Climbing Tour on Icelandic outlet glaciers is a step further into the world of ice. If you want to experience something more than a hike and feel a little adrenaline rush, this is your best choice. Ice Walkers guides are trained to do all the rope work, they will provide you with adequate safety equipment and explain climbing technique. Your part is to relax and trust the guide. You will challenge yourself climbing up while hanging on a rope above deep crevasse.


When if not now will you get an opportunity to climb a glacier?

With this type of activity you will explore more.

You will use all the professional equipment: ropes, ice screws etc.

You will learn ice climbing technique.

Your tour details

What: Ice climbing tour

HOW: Private tour for a group of up to 6 people

DURATION: Approximately 3,5 – 4.5 hours walking + preparation

WHERE: Sólheimajökull / Falljökull / Vatnajökull National Park

MEETING POINT: Depends on the glacier outlet

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Suitable for everyone in a reasonably good shape, no experience required

PREPARATION: Boots with stiff sole, warm trekking / mountain clothes, rain clothes, hat, gloves, scarf, small backpack with drinks / necessary provisions.

Requirements for participants (due to safety considerations): minimum 35 cm shoe, minimum weight 35 kg

Necessary equipment (provided by Ice Walkers): helmet, crampons, harness, ice axes

Ice climbing is subject to weather conditions and tour may be cancelled if harsh conditions could put participants in any danger.


Get in touch with us to plan your adventure in Iceland!