From Hlíðarfjall ski area, Akureyri.

Will Alcohol Be Served at Akureyri’s Ski Resort?

22 Jan 2022 Being able to have a drink would enhance the experience of those who visit Akureyri’s Hlíðarfjall ski area, states restaurateur Sölvi Antonsson.

Akureyri Airport.

Want to Attract Wealthy Tourists to North Iceland

27 Jan 2021 Tourism industry officials in Iceland would like to be able to receive small groups of wealthy tourists, who could travel to Akureyri, North Iceland, by private jet.

Skúli, pulling the sled.

Kitesurfing Across the Icelandic Highlands: Video

12 Apr 2020 Last month, three experienced mountaineers took, equipped with skis and kites, took off from Hrauneyjar, in the central highlands, and headed northeast toward Þórshöfn in Northeast Iceland.

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

Buys New Ski Boots at Age 87

7 Feb 2020 “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 2019 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.


Light rain


4 °C


Later today

6 °C



9 °C

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