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Equipment List

For a successful day out in the mountains bringing the right equipment is essential. The Icelandic weather can change very rapidly and experiencing all four seasons in one day is possible.

All necessary glacier equipment is provided but you will need to bring:

  • Hiking boots, waterproof, with good ankle support

  • Backpack 40L, has to fit food for the day, your things and glacier gear(crampons, harness, ice axe)

  • 2-3 litres of water

  • Wool socks

  • Base layer from head to toe(wool or synthetic)

  • Mid layer jacket(softshell, primaloft, down jacket) - on cold days, bring 2

  • Hiking pants that dry easily

  • Hardshell Goretex jacket

  • Hardshell Goretex pants

  • Warm gloves(2 pairs)

  • Beanie/hat

  • Sunglasses - a must!

  • Sunblock and lip balm

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