FAT BIKING IN SKAFTAFELL
FAT BIKING DAY TOUR IN THE ASTONISHING LANDSCAPE OF THE NATIONAL PARK OF SKAFTAFELL
Skaftafell is probably one the most greatest place to enjoy outdoor activities like fat biking in Iceland. First of all this is the place where you find Europe’s largest icecap, covers an area of roughly between 8100 sq. km. Also in the area, the largest outwash plain in the world with an area of 1,300 km2 of a black sand. And finally Iceland´s highest summit, Hvannadalshnjúkur 2,110 m high. The landscape is unique and the fat biking is fantastic! Mixed of a sandy and gravel tracks through an old glacier river bank and through the lupin vegetated single track.
Meeting point: At Skaftafell National Park information Center at 11:00 am.
Pick up option: If you are staying in the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur or in that area, we can pick-up.
Group size: From 2 – 8 participants.
Duration: ~ 3 hours.
Activity level: Is rated as easy -moderate for intermediate biker.
Fitness level: As you know, the fitter you are the more fun you'll have. Keep in mind that Iceland can be chilly, even in summer. The weather can change quickly and wind and rain is common.
Operation: This tour is organised in collaboration with KIND ADVENTURE.
Price: 20,000 ISK pr. adult 15 years+
Price: 14,000 ISK pr. childrenIncluded in this tour:
- Pick up and drop off between Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Skaftafell if needed
- Expert local English speaking guide and biker
- Top quality fat bikes and helmets
Your personal equipment Bring a small backpack, warm clothing, winter gear, good outdoor shoes and warm gloves. You need to be prepared for a wide range of weather. Expect the temperature to dip down to below 10°C (below 50°F) and to warm up to 15-20°C (60-70°F).
Your Safety: This trip take place in the countryside of Iceland. If you choose to participate in our tours it is up to you to ride well within your limits and be mindful of your own safety and your actions that may affect the safety of the group. Participants must make sure to stay hydrated, nourished and rested. Any alcohol or drug consumption is prohibited during our rides. Our guides have first aid training but if a serious injury occurs they will call local Search and Rescue services at the cost of the participant. Personal medical travel insurance is mandatory.
Bike Company reserves the right to make alterations and substitutions to the itinerary as weather or terrain conditions dictate or as necessary to improve the trip quality or to accommodate the comfort, convenience, and well-being of our clients.
The Next Steps: Once your online registration form has been received we will send you a confirmation in form of a ticket for the trip. Please make sure you have read and understand our Terms and Conditions and do not hesitate to get in touch if you still have questions.
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