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About us

Our mission is to introduce Iceland’s endangered
glaciers and pristine nature, inspiring moments of
wonder, leaving everyone feeling happy and eager
to revisit our beautiful country.

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The Mountaineers of Iceland

Founded by Herbert Hauksson in 1996, Mountaineers of Iceland is the oldest snowmobile tour operator in the country. With over one hundred snowmobiles in operation and capacity to welcome large or small groups on Langjökull glacier. This is Europe’s 2nd largest glacier and is our main area of operation. The glacier is home to our base camps, both on the glacier’s east and west sides. Mountaineers also operate a large fleet of specially designed glacier super trucks and super jeeps.

They have the capacity to escort groups on the glacier and other rugged mountain tracks of the Icelandic highlands, mostly unreachable by conventional transportation. We offer all sorts of super jeep and snowmobile day-tours that are mostly operated in Iceland’s Southwest region. The Meet us at Gullfoss snowmobile tour, super jeep Golden Circle and snowmobiling tour as well as Into the Glacier snowmobiling and ice cave tour, to name a few.

The Company

Mountaineers of Iceland operates according to Icelandic laws and regulations. We are a registered company and licensed with the Icelandic Transport Authority, The Icelandic Tourist Board, and others. Mountaineers of Iceland is officially registered with authorities as Skálpi ehf. derived from Skálpanes mountain.

All our vehicles are insured according to Icelandic laws and regulations.

Our company holds a third party liability insurance.

Skálpi ehf.
Telephone number +354-580-9900
Identification number 550206-1290
VAT number 122660
Official Address (office location):
Köllunarklettsvegur 2
104 Reykjavík

We can do it all!

Whatever your idea or wish might be, Mountaineers will make it happen.

Mountaineers of Iceland is a fully licensed travel agency. We’re experienced in creating small and large scale, all-inclusive, tailor-made and DMC tour packages. We’re committed to providing safe and unforgettable experiences and aim to exceed your expectations. We accomplish this with knowledge, experience, careful planning, flexibility and safety as our priorities. We are constantly creating new activities for our clients, with professional service and care from beginning to end.

Our dynamic, creative and extremely professional team is our most important asset. They are all highly experienced and well educated in the field of incentive and adventure tourism. Our company, above all, adheres to the strictest safety regulations the industry has in place. To support this, we are certified by Vakinn safety quality system which requires adhering to strict safety regulations.