Blog post by Sophie Nicholson

Iceland – A Skier’s Journey

Delve a little deeper into the history, myths and legends and the incredible skiing in the Westfjords of Iceland.

In Iceland’s rough and remote Westfjords region, Chad Sayers, Forrest Coots, and Chad Manley step back in time to revisit a way of life that lasted 1,000 years. With the guidance of local friends Siggi Jonsson and Runar Karlsson, they traverse the storied landscape via sailboat, kayak, and ski, exploring what it would have been like to survive there for so many generations. Each ski run begins and ends with seaweed underfoot, while waterfalls, lichen-clad couloirs, and stories of humans past make up the in-between.

Thanks to Jordan ManleyArc’teryx and GORE-TEX.

 

Are you ready to start your own ski journey to Iceland?

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