Vatnajökull Glacier Crossing Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Meet in Reykjavik. Review clothing & equipment. Evening welcome reception and dinner.

Day 2

Early morning departure for Jokulheimar on the western edge of Vatnajökull. Start skiing in the afternoon.

Day 3-4

Skiing towards the Grimsvötn volcano, night in tent. Arrive at Grimsvötn caldera, night at the Grimsfall Hut (based upon availability).

Day 5

Layover day. Time to explore the vicitiny around the Grimsvötn Caldera. 

Day 6

Descend off the Grimsvötn caldera and change our course towards Hermannaskaro Pass.

Day 7

Continue towards Hermannaskaro Pass and begin ascent that eventually leads to towards Öræfajökull.

Day 8

Ski to the base of Hvanndalshnjúkur. If our arrival is early and the weather is good we may climb Hvanndalshnjúkur today.

Day 9

Weather permitting we will climb Hvanndalshnjúkur before descending off the caldera. Night spent at hotel near Skaftafell National Park.

Day 10

Return to Reykjavik, final group dinner.

Day 11

End of expedition.

This itinerary is highly dependent on a number of factors and is subject to change. Contact us for a more detailed itinerary!


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