Text Box: Hornstrandir nature reserve has been one of the most popular hiking areas in Iceland the last few years.  But now you have the option to travel around parts of the area early in the spring.  These tours are x-country skiing ones or hiking tours in the area around Hesteyri and Aðalvík.  Accommodations will be at the Doctor’s house (sleeping bag accommodation).
Travel arrangements.
Departure from Ísafjörður to Hesteyri, where the tour’s base camp is located.  Hike around the mountains east of Hesteyri towards Hlöðuvík. Saturday:
After a hardy breakfast there’ll be a hike to Sæból in Aðalvík and back.  The hike will go through Staðardalur and Þverdalur on the way back if possible. 
After breakfast the hike will take us up Hesteyri valley towards Látrar in Aðalvík.
Departure to Ísafjörður around 4 p.m. 
Weather and skiing conditions may affect travel arrangements. 
Included in the tour:
Accommodation for two nights at the doctor‘s house.  Boat rides back and forth. All meals. Guide . 
Suitable clothing, sleeping bag, skis and other related equipment, and food if you have special dietary requirements .
Some ski experiance required
Departures:  April 13th and 19th, May 4th and 11th 2012. Please contact us as soon as possible.

Accommodation and flight to and from Isafjörður also available by request.


Hornstrandir 2012

 X-Country skiing tours in the spring.

 In the last few years Hornstrandir nature reserve has become inceasingly popular for hiking and camping, especially in the summer. Now, Kagrafell ehf will offer x-country skiing tours to Hesteyri in the spring. By doing that we are following the footsteps of the men who have gone on at least one ski trip a year to the Hornstrandir area for the last 35 years.  Hesteyri has been chosen as a destination as it‘s easy to access and has housing available, as well as other conditions.  You need to bring with you good hiking shoes, as well as your skiing equipment and outdoors clothing.

Kagrafell ehf

For more information: +354 862 8623

Email: kagrafell@hesteyri.is

   First departure 13th of April