A guide to winter sports in Iceland

From skiing and snowboarding to diving between tectonic plates. Explore everything the Icelandic winter has to offer on this high adrenaline class.

About the teacher

Guðmundur Karl Jónsson 52, is a ski area manager at Hlíðarfjall in Akureyri, North Iceland. He has worked in the ski industry for over 26 years, both abroad and in his home country. Guðmundur also participated in the recent Ask Guðmundur campaign from Inspired By Iceland, representing the North region of Iceland in the world’s first human search engine.

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