We have been experiencing rainy summer here in Iceland so if you are travelling to Iceland pack your waterproofs. Even though the weather might not be as you wished for there are plenty of things you can do in Reykjavík on a rainy day. We at Mountaineers listed down 5 suggestions: Local swimming pools In

Coming weekend is a three day one and the biggest travelling weekend of the year in Iceland and also the biggest festival weekend. It is called Verslunarmannahelgi or Merchant’s weekend, since the first Monday in August is dedicated to Icelandic merchants. A great deal of people of all ages go camping and enjoy large outdoor

 We are proud to announce that on 10th of July, Council Leader of Blaskogabyggd municipality Helgi Kjartansson and representative of Mountaineers of Iceland Eyjólfur Eyfells, signed a contract between the two parties. The contract concerns an inspiring reclamation and reforestation project on a barren land in Holar, a part of Blaskogabyggd. Henceforth, Blaskogabyggd, Mountaineers of

Mountaineers of Iceland are a proud supporter of the Icelandic formula off-road team, Guttinn Reborn. The Icelandic formula off-road is a Motorsport invented in Iceland during the sixties with the first tournament being held in Reykjahlíð, 1965. A variation of this sport has since then spread to other countries as well. The formula off-road is

We are proud to present our latest addition to our fleet, a monster of a truck. What kind of mammoth does it take to traverse Europe’s 2nd largest glacier, being big and sturdy enough to even cross some of the glacier’s crevices and snowy hills? Well, we found the answer… Meet BovMan II, our fleet’s

 Iceland, often called the land of fire and ice, has become known worldwide for its beautiful and unique nature. Iceland is located on a hot spot on earth resulting in a great geothermal activity and therefore we have a lot of natural hot springs and pools here. We picked out our top five hot springs, it

Emissions and reforestation When it comes to any field of our lives, we need to be aware of our environment and the precious nature that sustains all life. It is a sad fact that environmental pollution is threatening our planet and thereby our very own existence. However, there is light in the dark. When it

Here in Iceland we have a lot of waterfalls, they are almost everywhere. If you are visiting Iceland you should definitely take some time to explore the waterfalls and observe the beautiful nature that Iceland has to offer. We listed down our top 5 waterfalls in Iceland but just to be clear it was a

Believe it or not the summer has started here in Iceland. The First day of summer (Sumardagurinn fyrsti) here in Iceland was on Thursday the 20th of April. This day is a public holiday in Iceland where people often greet each other with „Gleðilegt sumar“ which means „Happy Summer“. The Icelandic nature is unique, especially