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Austurland Freeride Festival - Tour with Rúnar Pétur to Vöðlavík

March 1 - 3

Price description

95.000 ISK per person

This is a fun 3-day tour under the guidance of Rúnar Pétur, where you will skin from the top lift of Oddsskarð down to Vöðlavík, stay there for 2 nights and end up skiing from the top lift of Oddsskarð to Randulffs-sjóhús in Eskifjörður

Tour schedule:

Wednesday March 1st

  • 7:30am flight from Reykjavík
  • Meeting at Mjóeyri at 9:30
  • Luggage sorted. It is assumed that participants will have one bag each and a sleeping bag
  • Leave at 10:00am from Oddsskarð and take the top lift up
  • Begin to skin and slide east of Goðatindur towards Vöðlavík
  • Ride down to Vöðlavík, where guests will arrive at the Touring Club of the East Fjord´s hut, Karlsstaðir.
  • Short trip in Vöðlavík if people are keen
  • Dinner
  • Meeting to plan the next day and kvöldvaka (aprés-ski)

Thursday March 2nd

  • Breakfast
  • Skinning up to the peak and riding down
  • Afternoon refreshment
  • After skinning, riding down to the beach
  • Bonfire and beer
  • Dinner
  • Hut quiz hosted by Víðir
  • Sleep again in the Karlsstaðir hut in Vöðlavík

Friday March 3rd

  • Breakfast
  • Luggage picked up
  • Skinning towards Eskifjörður
  • Riding down to Eskifjörður
  • Bus up to Oddsskarð
  • Take the top lift up and ride down from the top to Randulffs-sjóhús
  • Aprés-ski party at Randulffs-sjóhús


Price 95.000 ISK. Included are:

  • Dinner on Wednesday. Breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner on Thursday. Breakfast and packed lunch on Friday.
  • Accommodation for two nights in the Touring Club of the East Fjords´Karlsstaðir hut in Vöðlavík.
  • Backcountry guiding for the entire trip. Rúnar Pétur Hjörleifsson is taking care of guiding
  • Luggage transportation by snowmobile or jeep
  • Bus transportation during the trip

NB must bring a sleeping bag, skis/snowboard, crampons, and avalanche gear (beacon, probe, and shovel).

Contact Sævar at Mjóeyri to book, by phone +354 698 6980 or by email

Everyone participates at their own risk.

The full program of Austurland Freeride Festival 2023 can be seen here