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Wide Open

Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 659 3992
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Awesome summer hike !

Leo is the best guid evere, he makes every trip unforgettable... Huge knowledge and just fun being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
magdalit
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Akureyri, Iceland
Wonderful and foggy mountain hike

Leo was such a personable and gracious guide for my partner and I! We went on a midnight hike on a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Katie S
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Wide Open is all about hiking, nature and exploring new horizons away from the crowd. Eyjafjördur and the Akureyri surroundings are ideal for hiking in the summer and stunning in the winter for snowshoeing. We guide small groups into those magical landscapes and also arrange a tailor made trip for you.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Akureyri 600, Iceland
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+354 659 3992
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leo is the best guid evere, he makes every trip unforgettable... Huge knowledge and just fun being around, he took us for a hike to hraunvatn and the views were amazing. Totally recomending Wide Open :)

Thank magdalit
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WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hé Magda, I'm glad you enjoyed the hike to the hidden mountain lake so much. I also love that hike hike and the weather and the company were just fantastic :) Grts, Leo

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Leo was such a personable and gracious guide for my partner and I! We went on a midnight hike on a rainy night that was COVERED in fog. We could barely see a few feet in front of our faces and it was so majestic...More

Thank Katie S
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

I went on the Snowshoe Delight in mid-March with Leo. Snowshoeing on the fjord above Akureyri was definitely one of the coolest and funnest things I did on my trip! Leo was kind enough to accommodate me as a solo traveler. He picked me up...More

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WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thanks for this great review! Even though it is already a while ago, I remember the hike in not so lovely weather, our chats about life, work and about dystopian literature. And I will think again about snowshoeing with you when I'll read The Handmaid's...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Leo guided our group of 4 on a fantastic hike across the snow to the top of a beautiful fjord. Leo was a great guide! He picked us up from our hotel in Akureyri and provided us with trail crampons and trekking poles for our...More

Thank Alex R
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WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Alex, I'm happy our winter hike on trail crampons was the highlight of your trip to Iceland! It was great fun for me to go out with good hikers like you and your friends. If you come back in the summer we'll do a...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I loved our trip. Leo took us to a wonderfull place for a nice hike. He is knowlegeable, a carring and professional guide, his laugh is infectious. Just a joy to be around. The views of beautiful Northern Iceland were stunning and rewarding after the...More

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WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

I hope my infectious laugh did make any of you sick :) Thanks for your comment !!! Leo

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Leo was a wonderful guide who led us on an amazingly scenic hike along the mountain pass just north of Akureyri. He was flexible working with us when weather delayed our travel and we had to change the date of our hike. We were picked...More

Thank Ellie M
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Leo took our family to the mountains close to Akureyri for a tour across the snow on crampons. Excellent tour with breathtaking views and a fun route for the kids (5 and 7 years) with climbing and deep snow. Leo is an excellent guide, provided...More

Thank Stefan N
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WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hi Stefan, thanks for sharing your experience with other adventurous families traveling to Iceland. I was surprised to see how fast your children hiked up the mountain in the snow and it was great fun to see them slide down the slopes on the little...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Leo is a wonderful, knowledgeable guide that will give you an unforgettable experience. Our travel plans were delayed a bit on our way to Akureyri, so Leo let us push back our hike one day without a problem. The hike itself was beautiful, with panoramic...More

1  Thank Michael G
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WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Michael & Ellie, Your enthusiasm makes my day! True we hiked up at a solid pace, but we were all in a very good shape and the views up the top made up for the effort. Just spread the word and when you come...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the walk fantastic guide and wonderful views. Will definitely do it again when we come back to Iceland.

Thank Yorkielass43
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Brilliant snow shoe walk. Would highly recommend - Leo’s a top bloke & we wouldn’t hesitate to go summer walking too

Thank guliver666
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