Jakobína Valdís Jakobsdóttir and Guðmundur Gunnlaugsson, salesman, holding the new boots.

Buys New Ski Boots at Age 87

7 Feb “Of course it’s crazy for an 87-year-old woman to be buying ski boots,” states former elite skier Jakobína Valdís Jakobsdóttir.

Archive photo.

Bláfjöll Ski Area Opens

16 Dec The Bláfjöll Ski Area opened for the season on Saturday.

Skiing in Skálafell last weekend.

Reykjavik skiing areas closed due to weather

9 Feb 2019 Bláfjöll and Skálafell ski resorts are closed due to bad weather. Strong winds are blowing in both mountain ranges.

Bláfjöll skiing area open until 9 pm tonight

23 Jan 2019 The Bláfjöll skiing area just south of Reykjavik is open today from 14- 21 pm due to the great snowfall of recent days. Skies are clear and the temperatures is -5 C.

The lift is being built.

New ski lift will greatly enlarge ski area

2 Sep 2018 Summer is coming to a close, giving skiers a reason to celebrate and prepare for the ski season.

The weather in Hlíðarfjall, Akureyri, was great.

Photos: Easter skiing in Iceland

3 Apr 2018 Several skiing Iceland around Iceland were open on Easter weekend with great skiing conditions and sunshine.

Hlíðarfjall mountain in Akureyri.

Skiing areas open in today's sunshine

3 Mar 2018 Today, ski resorts are open both in Bláfjöll just outside Reykjavik and in Hlíðarfjall mountain in Akureyri, North Iceland.

Ski lifts at Bláfjöll, a skiing area just near Reykjavik.

Skiing areas across Iceland open today

15 Dec 2017 Many of Iceland's skiing areas are open today. Bláfjöll, just a half-hour drive from Reykjavik is open today offering free entry to everyone .

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

Bláfjöll ski resort could open soon

22 Nov 2016 If it continues to snow, the Bláfjöll skiing area just outside of Reykjavik could open soon for the winter skiing season.

Hotel guests enjoying some food by the river.

Heliskiing trips at North Iceland luxury hotel

27 Apr 2016 US travel company Eleven Experience have begun helicopter skiing trips from the new Deplar Farm luxury hotel in North Iceland.


Skiing open at Bláfjöll and Tindastóll

26 Jan 2016 The ski resorts at Bláfjöll (SW Iceland) and Tindastóll (N Iceland) are both open today.

Skiing at Bláfjöll.

Great skiing conditions on International Snow Day

17 Jan 2016 There are plenty of activities scheduled at Iceland's various skiing areas which are all open today. Children under 15 years old can ski for free at Bláfjöll, near Reykjavik today.

The chairlift in Bláfjöll, the blue mountains, is called Kóngurinn (The King).

Ski lift struck by lightning

8 Jan 2016 The main chair lift in the Bláfjöll skiing area just outside of Reykjavik is only working at half speed due to damage caused by lightning in October.

Skiing areas are open in many parts of Iceland today. This photo is taken in Siglufjörður.

Perfect skiing conditions

3 Jan 2016 Skiing areas in many parts of Iceland are open today, including Bláfjöll in the proximity of Reykjavik.

Skiing is a popular winter sport in Iceland.

Skiing areas open in many parts of Iceland

26 Dec 2015 Several skiing areas in Iceland are open today, including the popular Hlíðarfjall in Akureyri.




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