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Sat 04 Mar - Sun 12 Mar 2017


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Your challenge day by day

Day 1, Sat 04 Mar 2017


It's a short flight to Keflavik where you will then transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavik for the night.

You will inspect, prepare and try out your equipment today.


Day 2, Sun 05 Mar 2017

Depart to Husafell

Today you will be picked up by the 4x4 super jeeps and head to East of Husafell where you will be dropped off at the edge of the snow and set up for your first night camping on the ice.

Upon arrival you will prepare the equipment for tomorrow's first day on trekking.


Day 3, Mon 06 Mar 2017

Ski Trekking

This will be your first day setting foot on the ice where you will start your adventure!

Early in the afternoon you will prepare your first camp on the ice cap.


Day 4, Tue 07 Mar 2017

Ski Trekking

Climbing further towards the top ridge of the ice cap, you will get to approximately 1300m altitude heading north west.

Camp on the ice.


Day 5, Wed 08 Mar 2017

Ski Trekking

Today you will pass so called nunatak's, mountains that peak through the ice cap, with Þursaborg the highest amongst them.

Camp on the ice.


Day 6, Thu 09 Mar 2017

Ski Trekking

Today you will head to the most northern part of the Langjökull ice cap - Baldjökull.

Tonight will be your last night on the ice.


Day 7, Fri 10 Mar 2017

Ski Trekking

Today you will carefully navigate to find a way off the ice by continuing through the snow loaded landscape towards the mountain cabin of Hveravellir.

The cabin is in a geothermal area so you will be blessed with natural hot springs to go in while staying the night.


Day 8, Sat 11 Mar 2017

Leave the ice cap

Today you say goodbye to the snow as you get picked up by the superjeeps and transferred back to Reykjavik.

Depending on the snow and weather conditions, you can either go north or south to stop at Gullfoss or Geysir.

Once back in Reykjavik you will have a celebratory meal to toast your epic achievement and the night is spent at a guesthouse.


Day 9, Sun 12 Mar 2017

Return to the UK

Enjoy a final team breakfast at the guesthouse before saying farewell to Iceland and getting your flight back to the UK.


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