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Dalvík Ski Resort Guide

Dalvík, Iceland

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift600m1,969ft
Resort Height500m1,640ft
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DDalvík is a small fishing town, located just a 35-minute drive from Iceland’s second largest city, Akureyri. With a wide variety of runs which are suitable for all abilities, Dalvik is another resort that is highly popular with, but definitely not limited to, families. The main slope in the Dalvík ski area is floodlit and over 1,200m long. The Dalvík area has recently been equipped with a new snow production system, to ensure optimum skiing conditions. Depending on the conditions, there is also the opportunity for skiiers to go off-piste and on to a cross country skiing track which is prepared right next to the skiing area. Sleeping bag accommodation is available in the local ski lodge for up to 50 persons. Tuitions and rentals available.


The Icelandic ski resort of Dalvík is at an altitude of 500m1,640ft.

Dalvík has direct access to 7 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Dalvík.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Dalvík?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Dalvík.

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Snow Forecast by day for Dalvík

Ski Area Stats

Dalvík Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
5km3 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Dalvík Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift600m1,969ft
Lowest Piste500m1,640ft
Resort Altitude (Dalvík)500m1,640ft
Max Vertical100m328ft

Location and Map

Where is Dalvík?

This ski resort is in Northeast, Iceland.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 3,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Dalvík open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Dalvík, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Dalvík Tourist Office for the latest.

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