Iceland Ski Touring - The Troll Peninsula

Backcountry and Heli Ski Trip with IFMGA Guide Mark Synnott from April 21-28, 2018.

Iceland provides an amazing spring skiing experience with an extremely “remote” mountain feeling full of big faces and steep 2500-3000′ couloirs! The days are long (20+ hrs) and the snow pack is reasonably stable allowing for big ski tours. There are spectacular views of the Arctic Ocean, fjords, and alpine terrain. Best of all, it’s a short (5 hr) and affordable flight from Boston.

Who
Small group to be guided by:

  • IFMGA guide Mark Synnott
  • Al Mandell (AIARE Level 3, Level 1 & 2 Course Leader, AMGA Apprentice Ski Guide)
  • Hampton Synnott

When
April 21-28, 2018 (depart from Boston on April 20 for April 21 arrival in Reykjavik).

Cost
$3300 including 7 nights lodging, all breakfasts/dinners (guests are responsible for their lunches), all transfers from Akureyri airport (easy flights from Reykjavik) , ski guiding, and 4×4 van for remote access/rendezvous points.

Lodging
Private hi-end home with easy access to the goods, yet close to town for restaurants and an evening pint of Einstok Olgero, the local microbrew!

Guiding
6 spots available with two guides.

Heli
One day of heli assisted touring (w/ option for additional days and runs)

Booking
To reserve your spot on this trip, you can book online below or call/email.

  • Please read and check the box if you agree to the policies.

    Booking
    Online bookings are subject to availability and other factors such as weather and conditions. After receiving your online booking, Synnott Mountain Guides will get back to you within 1 business day via phone or email to confirm your booking.

    Payment
    Synnott Mountain Guides accepts credit cards, PayPal, checks, and cash. Deposit of 25% of the trip cost. This deposit is non-refundable once your booking is confirmed. Balance due 120 days from trip start.

    Cancellations
    Due to the costs incurred with planning international trips with small groups, the deposit is non-refundable once your booking is confirmed. The balance is refundable 90 or more days from the trip start and non-refundable 89 days or sooner from the trip start. The only exception is if your booked spot can be filled by another client. Synnott Mountain Guides will assist with trying to fill your spot, but it is your responsibility. Synnott Mountain Guides highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all trips. Please visit www.InsureMyTrip.com to shop for the policy that is right for you.

    Conditions
    Please keep in mind we will be traveling no matter the conditions. As is the nature of any expedition, we hope for the best conditions, but are prepared for the worst as well.

Pay a 25% Deposit

Course Information

Detailed Info
Please contact SMG and we’ll put you directly in touch with one of the guides for detailed info.

Trip Insurance

Synnott Mountain Guides highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all expeditions. If for any reason you are unable to travel on your trip, trip cancellation insurance will pay for your non-refundable deposits.  Please visit www.InsureMyTrip.com to shop for the policy that is right for you.

Mountains, Cliffs, & Routes

The Troll Peninsula in Iceland.

Difficulty

Intermediate to Advanced

Length

Trip total of 7 days.

Season

Spring

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