Iceland is a world class destination for ski touring, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering from February through May. There are vertical descents of up to 1500m or almost 5000ft and thousands of peaks and slopes for all abilities.
Visit one of the many horseback riding locations in the area or simply wander through the valley to observe the horses. Tvistur Horse Tours
Skiðadalur Valley is a great area for hiking. There are numerous paths and routes to explore. You can take a short walk to the nearby waterfall or spend a full day hiking to the glacier. Experience the beauty of the valley that can only be accessed by foot.
Get out and explore the amazing terrain here in north Iceland. There are numerous single track trails as well as a well developed downhill trail in the Akureyri ski area.
Iceland is a great destination for fishing and hunting. Enjoy the crystal clear waters surrounded by majestic mountains that surround the valley. The most common fish are the Arctic Char and Brown trout and hunting for geese is popular. The fishing season is from April - September & the hunting season is during the fall and early winter. Iceland Fishing Guide
Icelanders have been enjoying the benefits of soaking in hot tubs and natural hot springs for as long as anyone can remember. Large or small, almost every community in Iceland has its own public swimming pool. We highly recommend a visit to one of the many pools in the area.