Heliskiing trips at North Iceland luxury hotel

Hotel guests enjoying some food by the river.

Hotel guests enjoying some food by the river. Photo: Steve Banks-Eleven Experience

US travel company Eleven Experience have begun helicopter skiing trips from the new Deplar Farm luxury hotel in North Iceland.

The hotel opened two weeks ago. Among the services offered are heliskiing, a luxurious spa, salmon fishing trips, hiking, mountaineering, ice climbing, conference rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, saunas, whale watching, biking, and a luxury restaurant and bar.

Deplar is a luxury resort in the beautiful Skagafjörður fjord ...

Deplar is a luxury resort in the beautiful Skagafjörður fjord in North Iceland. Photo/Iceland Monitor

“The helicopter trips have been great,” says Eleven Experience ski guide Steve Banks. “Conditions for skiing have been wonderful with plenty of fresh snow.”

Helicopters take guests up the top of nearby mountains, from where ski guides accompany skiers down the slopes.

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Helicopter returning to base after dropping off skiers at the ...

Helicopter returning to base after dropping off skiers at the summit. Photo: Alan Bernholtz-Eleven Experience

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