Summer Activities in Hlíðarfjall 2019

For nearly 40 years the mountain Hlíðarfjall has been one of the prime skiing areas of Iceland. Akureyri ski resort is located just 10 minutes drive from the center of the town and is a great area for mountain biking an hiking during summer.

The chairlift, Fjarkinn, will be open from Thursday to Sunday every weekend from 11th July till 1st September .

Lift tickets can be purchased at the lift and and also online on Hlíðarfjall website,

Cyclists can take their bikes with them in the lift, and those who only want to go up to enjoy the fantastic view over Akureyri and Eyjafjörð in Strýtuskála can purchase tickets both up with the lift and back down.

Price for lift tickets       
    Adult          Children 6-17 year    Pensioners +67 
One chair lift ride     1.000                     500              500
1 day – day pass     4.000                   1.500            1.500
Weekend pass  (thu-sun)   10.500                   3.700            3.700
Season pass   25.500                 13.000          13.000