Tools for the day: Helicopter and fatbikes. We use the heli to reach a snow covered mountaintop and ride back down to our support vehicle for a ride back to Reykjavík. Experience Arctic wilderness from above and the ground.
Back of the beyond, this trip will show you Icelandic rough nature off the beaten track. Away from any crowds with plenty of photogenic spots to to stop and enjoy nature. Descending trails by mossy volcanos, passing lakes and craters we end at a picturesque lava fissure. Experience the silence in Iceland backcountry. The trails take us through remote rugged lavafields. The 5-10 km mix of man made and natural trails and gravel showcase jagged volcanic formations and moss covered lavarocks. We land on a scenic spot where the riding starts with a briefing and intro on mountain biking. Our guides tailor each trip to clients’ abilities so that everyone can enjoy this beautiful area on a mountain bike or a fat bike. This trip is suitable for any riders up to intermediate/advanced. If you are looking for All-Mountain / Enduro style riding for intermediate to advanced MTB riders we recommend you take a look at our Tectonic Heli trip.
MTB day to remember. All Mountain style traverse including challenging hikes and technical descents. The trip starts near the city center. We fly over the colorful roofs of Reykjavík before heading towards the geothermal region passing mossy lavafields on our way to the top. We touch down on the Hengill volcano peak for a nice start of awesome 5km descent, now we have to earn our turns, far away from population we ride an ever-changing volcanic singletrack passing rivers valleys and do some sandstone ridgeline riding, pausing only to take in the majesty of this remarkable area. As the day wears on we work our way up to the tectonic lava trail for a final technical fast and flowy traverse down to the geothermal area of Nesjavellir. Trip ends with a well deserved local beer and a burger at Hotel Ion. This is an unforgettable trip suited to experienced AM / Enduro rider with some true grit.
Seasoned guides reveal the stunning singletracks and backcountry routes that define both the beauty and harshness of Iceland. We traverse rolling ridgelines over the highlands and witness the flow of geothermal steam through bubbling hot springs. We take in the best parts of the famous Laugavegur trail. This is no walk in the park – hike-a-bikes and water crossings are part of the experience and riders should have solid fitness. However, you daily efforts are rewarded nightly with gourmet fare, the comfort of a highland hut, and good spirits amongst friends. Raven All Mountain includes helibiking: super scenic flight to the top of a dormant volcano for an ever-changing volcanic singletrack passing rivers and valleys in a geothermal area.