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GPS Coordinates and Navigation in Iceland

A recent search & rescue mission brought up an interesting topic that I thought would be worth writing about in more detail. Part of the difficulty in this mission was to locate the party in distress due to the inaccuracy / miscommunication of their position, despite them carrying a GPS device which should provide a […]

VAKINN Certified!

I am very proud to announce that we have received the VAKINN quality and environmental certification for tourism in Iceland! This is a huge step for us and puts us in the company of a small number of companies that are dedicated to the highest standards in environmentalism and quality – at this time only […]

No more open slots for ice cave tours

I have no more open dates for any ice cave tours this season. My calendar is completely full until late March, with waiting lists for some dates. Due to the warming temperatures and expected deterioration of the ice caves I will not accept additional bookings for the final week of March or into April. This […]


Unfortunately the bookings system seems to currently have a bit of a glitch and shows days in the calendar as available even though they are in fact fully booked — so when one then goes ahead and selects that day it gets confused and fails to present any open departure times. I apologize for the […]

Ice Climbing!

I’ve had some fantastic ice climbing tours recently with very talented clients. The waterfalls aren’t quite ready yet after a very warm and wet November, but of course perfect ice can be found on the glacier pretty much year round – and with clear skies, calm and cold weather conditions were close to perfect! We […]

Privacy Policy Update

We may send out customer surveys in the future to those who have opted in to receiving one during the booking process. I have updated our privacy policy to reflect this, and on the checkout page you will now find a new item to opt in to those surveys. I hope many will do so! […]

Safety Plan Updates

Our safety plan is a living document. It is updated whenever we identify aspects that could be improved, and in recent conversations with Tún, our certifying agent for the VAKINN quality standards, we received some valuable feedback that we have immediately begun to incorporate. Safety Plan 2.4.1 – ENGLISH Öryggisáætlun 2.4.1 – ÍSLENSKA

Glacier Radiology Support

I spent the first few days of September this year on the Vatnajökull ice cap, helping researchers from the Glacier Radiology Group at Stanford University with testing their prototype equipment (most of which will ultimately be used for research in the Antarctic and in Greenland).