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The mountains of the Troll’s are Iceland’s highest outside of the central highland Icecap area, and certainly the most rugged, jutting far north into the Arctic Ocean. The mountains of the Troll’s are an unexplored riders paradise.

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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.

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A great selection of Icelandic singletracks for those with limited time. The super flexible set up of superjeep with driver and a mountain bike guide will use your time well bringing you to the best trails near Reykjavík and to a part of the Icelandic highlands called “Landmannalaugar” – well known for it magnificient landscapes. Plus you’ll see bubbling hot mud pools, dip in a warm geothermal natural pool, ride by black lava, hike and bike by stunning crater lakes, witness the energy of everflowing beautiful waterfall carving a canyon. Suitable for riders with experience mountainbiking.

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The ultimate 15-20k All-Mountain Enduro Singletrack daytrip. Ride in a geothermal area packed with both up and downhill technical singletrack challenges, this trip is for the experienced MTB rider only.If you like technical AM trail and stunning scenery this one is for you. Ride the tectonic plates where Iceland is ripping apart. This day is all about challenging hike a bike sections rewarded with fun fast descent.Ride the dormant volcanoes and take in the views of valleys and lakes surrounded by geothermal activity. The variety of technical singletrack and fast flowing trail make this a superb choice for advanced mtb riders. We ride from A-B with the support of a vehicle drop off at the start of the trail & pick up at trails end.

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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. This is an unforgettable trip suited to experienced AM / Enduro rider with some true grit.

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This version of the Raven trip is geared toward the intermediate XC rider, bringing you far and wide to experience Iceland’s understated splendour. Riding the lower mountain trails and gravel roads in reserve Fjallabak and Þórsmörk area around the famous Laugavegur trail.

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A mix of rocky technical singletrack and flowy man made gravel trails. This ever-changing natural single track lies by the side and on top of a 3.000 year old lava crater. A local’s favourite playground.

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Þórsmörk: Thor's garden is a unique place to ride. From volcanoes to glaciers, birch woods, black sand and canyons. Locals favourite area is accessible via superjeep crossing unbridged rivers. Technical singletracks reached by challenging hike a bike and rewarded with stunning views and epic riding.

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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.

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Troll / All Mountain

Price
250.000-ISK per person
Duration
3 Days
Destination
Klængshóll
Travellers
2-8