Next weekend it is time for our adrenaline-filled Ski Trip to Akureyri!


Looking over Eyjafjörður with 7 ski lifts and snow machines spread across the hills of the 1100m tall mountain Hlíðarfjall, we are going to the best skiing area in Iceland.

Registration is up :

Link to the event on facebook:

If you have any questions, write an E-Mail to!

ESNcard holders : 15.500 kr.-
Non-ESNcard holders: 17.500 kr.-

1 day ski-pass : 4000 kr.-
2 day ski-pass : 6500 kr.-

Example : ESNcard holder + 2 day ski-pass = 22.000 kr.-
Example without ski-pass (ESNcard holder) = 15.500 kr.-

Included in the Price :
Bus to Akureyri and back
Visit to a brewery called Kaldi
Hostel with breakfast saturday and sunday
Dinner on friday night
Bus from the Hostel to the Mountain and back both days.

Not included in the Price :
Lunch on saturday and sunday
Dinner on saturday
Renting of ski equipment

A spot on the trip is not reserved until paid for.
Place for accepting payments:
Loft hostel 5th of february at 18:00 - 19:45

Renting is paid for at the Mountain separately (please fill in the registration info for renting)

With 7 ski lifts and snow machines spread across its hills, Hlíðarfjall is the best ski area in Iceland!

- 12:30 : Leave from Háskólatorg (HÍ)
- 18:00-19:00 : Visit the Kaldi Brewery in Árskógasandur
- 20:00 : Pizza/Pasta Buffet at Bautinn or La Vita Bella
- Stay at Akureyri Backpackers in 4-8 person dorms

- 09:15 : Our bus will take us to Hlíðafjall early in the morning.
- 10:00-16:00 Enjoy the slopes and maybe some hot chocolate.
- 16:30 : The bus brings us back into Akureyri after the lifts close.
- Try out the food scene in town and PARTY!!

- 09:15 : Again to Hlíðafjall in the morning
- 10:00-15:00 Enjoy the slopes and maybe some hot chocolate.
- 15.00 : Going Back to backpackers
- 16:30 : Leave Backpackers to Reykjavík
- Arrival in Reykjavik late in the evening around 21-22

Bring: Warm clothes, lunch packs, skis/snowboard (optional), Swim clothes and towel (in case we go swimming), Alcohol(optional) and a funny joke (mandatory)!

The smallprint:
a) Skiing requires snow, we are under the mercy of the weather gods on this one. Ski costs will be reimbursed in the case of unfortunate weather.

b)The pizza and pasta party on Friday is included in the price. Breakfast at Backpackers on Saturday and Sunday is included in the price, but lunches and Saturday dinner will be your own responsibility.

c) We have backup plan in case the weather will not be on our side in the mountain. The backup plan is though not included in the price and would be paid for separately in Akureyri.
09:15 : Leave from Backpackers towards Mývatn
10:30 : Goðafoss
12:00 : Námafjall
13:00 : Mývatn - Nature Baths
15:30 : Leave from Mývatn - Nature Baths
17:00 : Arrive back to Backpackers

Price for backup plan will be announced at the same time as other prices and registration.

Remember to have fun and leave your mark in the hills of Hlíðarfjall, you don't want to miss out on this one! :D


If you have any questions, write an E-Mail to!