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  3. Sólheimajökull

Sólheimajökull Ice Climb and Glacier Hike

Product ID: 148163
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Experience what it feels like to hike and climb a body of constantly-moving dense ice. Grab your ice axe and get an epic workout on an approximate 3-hour hike and climb of the Sólheimajökull Glacier.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 1:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Climb the ice walls of the Sólheimajökull Glacier
  • See the ice formations, crevasses, and tunnels up close
  • Learn how to climb ice with the help of a certificated glacier guide
Full description
Defy gravity on an exciting ice climb and hike across the Sólheimajökull Glacier, the outlet glacier that was featured in Chasing Ice, the award-winning documentary about climate change.

Meet your certified guide at the Sólheimajökull Glacier parking lot to collect all the necessary safety equipment, including crampons and ice axes. Hike towards the outlet glacier and get ready to face the challenge of the climb. Don't worry if you have never walked on ice before, as your guide will show you all you need to know to successfully conquer the body of dense ice.

Learn all the basic techniques of ice climbing, and hear about the history and formation of the ever-changing glacier. Follow your guide to the perfect climbing location, and watch as they set up the ice-climbing system before you climb up the icy walls under their safe guidance.
Includes
  • Certified glacier guide
  • Climbing boots
  • Small group of no more than 6 people
  • Glacier equipment (helmet, harness, crampons, ice axe, and ropes)
What’s Not Included
  • Wear warm clothes and rain gear
  • Gloves are necessary to protect your hands
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

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Meeting point

Meet at the Sólheimajökull Glacier parking lot.

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Product ID: 148163