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Kerlingarfjöll

Kerlingarfjöll Ski Resort Guide

Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates and Snowfall.
Highest Lift1,150m3,773ft
Resort Height900m2,953ft
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Kerlingarfjöll

Kerlingarfjöll is a group of mountains in central Iceland, reached by a beautiful drive ( three hours) from Reykjavik (or 50 minute flight). The bottom 250m are served by portable lifts, the next 250 by a Kassborer vehicle, and the top can be reached by foot, giving a maximum vertical of around 600 metres. Snow conditions are normally good with corn snow. Most customers are learning to ski or improving their technique, friendly staff, mostly students, guest stay in 6 - 10 bed A frame huts or in the loft of the main lodge.

Summary

The Icelandic ski resort of Kerlingarfjöll is at an altitude of 900m2,953ft.

Kerlingarfjöll has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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

Skiing

Kerlingarfjöll offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.

Snowboarding

Kerlingarfjöll offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kerlingarfjöll?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 24 January, with around 4cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Kerlingarfjöll Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 
Cross Country
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Kerlingarfjöll Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,150m3,773ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
Resort Altitude (Kerlingarfjöll)900m2,953ft
Max Vertical250m820ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kerlingarfjöll
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Kerlingarfjöll?

This ski resort is in South, Iceland.

Map

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How to get there

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Kerlingarfjöll 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 Kerlingarfjöll, 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 Kerlingarfjöll Tourist Office for the latest.

Kerlingarfjöll