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Skålafell

Skålafell Ski Resort Guide

Skålafell, Iceland

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners.
Highest Lift680m2,231ft
Resort Height400m1,312ft
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Skålafell

The Icelandic ski resort of Skålafell is at an altitude of 400m1,312ft.

Summary

Skålafell has direct access to 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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

Skiing

Skålafell offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Skålafell offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Skålafell?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 5 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Skålafell Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Skålafell Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift680m2,231ft
Lowest Piste400m1,312ft
Resort Altitude (Skålafell)400m1,312ft
Max Vertical280m919ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Skålafell
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Skålafell Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Skålafell is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Skålafell?

This ski resort is in Iceland.

Map

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How to get there

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Skålafell 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 Skålafell, 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 Tourist Office Website for the latest.

Skålafell