Dalvik is a small fishing town halfway up the Troll Peninsular in the middle of northern Iceland offering world class Splitboard touring. With endless options easily accessible from the road and amazing sea views of the whole peninsular this truly is a magical place. Add in quirky cafes serving traditional fish soup and naturally heated outdoor pools with perfect views of the mountains and ocean for a trip you won't forget in a hurry.
This week is all about getting away from the crowds and exploring the magical Troll Peninsular under our own steam. With longer days and warmer temperatures we've got plenty of day light to pick and choose the best conditions. From early starts to evening sunset descents.
Flying into the capital Reykjavik we'll pick up a hire Van for the week and make the 5 hour drive up north to Dalvik through some unforgettable scenery. With 5 days of pure splitboarding we'll try and take a rest day in the middle of the week to recover, sight seeing and possibly go whale watching.
Accommodation is a self catered farm house just outside Dalvik with plenty of space and a big open fire to warm up by after a long day in the mountains. This is a real snowboard adventure and unlike other trips we'll all muck in with cooking, washing up and split board preparation and plenty of games of shithead for cores. From previous experience, this creates an amazing group bond and an unforgettable experience.
With 5 days of pure splitboarding be prepared to ascend a minimum of 1000m vertical a day/ at least 3 hours of touring. There's no denying this is not for everyone and a strong level of fitness and freeride experience are required to enjoy this adventure. Some splitboarding experience is an advantage but not essential.
24th-1st May 2021