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Hlidarfjall Akureyri

Hlid, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 462 2280
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Best Christmas skiing ever!

This was one of the best Christmas activity we've done in Akureyri - skiing on Christmas day! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hannahyeong
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Great facility, great snow

The resort is a 10 minute taxi ride from town and is excellent. I arrived in town Monday lunchtime... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave T
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Gosforth, United Kingdom
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Akureyris' ski resort is situated just 5 km outside of the town, it is a very unique area. The elevation of the site goes from 500 m to 1000 m above sea level and so there is plenty of opportunity for good skiing during the winter months. Since 2006 Hliðarfjall has had a number of snow making machines installed which extendes and improves snow conditions on the slopes. The longest trail is more than 2.5 km. It is equipped with 7 ski lifts and 23 alpine slopes. All of the main runs are floodlit, allowing evening skiing. Lifts open at 13:00 on weekdays until 19:00; at weekends and holdays lifts are open from 10:00 to 16:00. Our ski rental has complete range of equipment for alpine, telemark, snowboard and cross country skiing. We also have snowblades and sledges. Ski and snowboard lessons for both children and adults, are available at the ski centre daily. Please book in advance. Cross country tracks for all levels of skiers. 3,5 km. of the cross country trails are flood lighted until 10pm which is groomed daily. Many other trails are available depending on the conditions. There are two cafeterias at the ski resort. Both serving hot/cold drinks, a selection of hot/cold food, home cooked soups and confectionary. Hlíðarfjall is on instagram! /hlidarfjall
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Hlid, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best Christmas activity we've done in Akureyri - skiing on Christmas day! The owner of the Hlidarfjall was very helpful and arranged for our transportation to and from our apartment. Any thanks to Erwin, our ski instructor for giving us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The resort is a 10 minute taxi ride from town and is excellent. I arrived in town Monday lunchtime and was on the slopes by 2pm with hired ski's etc and a private lesson. My instructor, Petra, was excellent and I felt really confident out...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The view from the upper resturant in Hlíðarfjall is something else. Not many ski areas where you can see the sea from the slopes. The slopes are from mild to interesting. Good instructors and a well run operation. Always a good experience, recommended for families.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

I have never skied before, as advised by local tour guide, my friend and I went to Hlidarfjall Akureyri for skiing spontaneously. Björgvin helped us to book a coach, and other staffs are all very friendly and helpful. Our coach was Theodora, she is extremely...More

Thank Ella C
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Took the two children for their first experience skiing The hire charges were reasonable The cafe was warm and reasonably priced Due to snowing touring was not an option but this was a great replacement

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Really good area with good variety, 5 minutes drive from town make it á must for travellers visiting Akureyri. the lifts are a bit slow but nothing that troubles when in good mood. Good both for snowboards and skiing.

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

So this is a small ski area and if you are looking for a huge system with days' worth of skiing for experts, you will be sad. However, it was wonderful for me! It had several fun intermediate runs that presented enough challenge to keep...More

1  Thank xerg
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Short distance from town and good long slopes, compared to Iceland. No Alpine length slopes but wide and well kept all in all.

Thank Agust O
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is a good area for kids and adults with a good ski school that operates during weekends. It's so close to town that you can take a taxi for a minimal cost and the apre ski is basically every restaurant in town. Really cheap...More

Thank Halldór K
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is the best skiing area in Iceland - not many more to choose from though. Too bad how slow the chair lift is and it does not go very far - it should go further up to the mountain. VERY Expensive though.

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Response from Elmar A | Reviewed this property |
No, it will close beginning of may
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