Fire And Ice And All Things Nice

Chasing Adventure in Iceland’s Winter wilderness.

The general advice about trekking during the winter season in the highlands of Iceland seems to be, “Don’t.” It is suggested that the conditions in winter may be too arduous.

Yet, for some people that very advice attracts them to the adventure. To find out what it would be like to move through those conditions. This seemed to be the case for Jim Young, Director at Adventurous Ewe. So, he set about organizing his first winter snowshoeing expedition to Iceland.

I was looking for adventure in my first trip out of the UK since the onset of Covid. For me, this trip to Iceland ticked all the right boxes. It was going to be challenging and somewhat off the beaten track. Jim warned us we would have to keep an open mind, a positive outlook and be ready for adventure. I was in.

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