Bláfjöll ski resort could open soon

Bláfjöll offers a chair lift and a couple of tow ...

Bláfjöll offers a chair lift and a couple of tow lifts. mbl.is/Styrmir Kári

If it continues to snow, the Bláfjöll skiing area just outside of Reykjavik could open soon for the winter skiing season. 

On the Bláfjöll website it states, "It's begun to snow and the mountains are white and beautiful. We still need quite a bit though to open."

Managing director of Bláfjöll, Magnús Árnason says in today's edition of Morgunblaðið that he predicts the skiing area to open in December. 

It takes just 15 minutes to drive to the Bláfjöll mountains from Reykjavik. 

For information on the skiing area in English click HERE. 

Bláfjöll, the blue mountains, looming behind the University of Reykjavik ...

Bláfjöll, the blue mountains, looming behind the University of Reykjavik on this photograph. Icealnd Monitor/ Ómar Óskarsson

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