Skagafjörður is not only charming in the summer months; the winter is a time of endless adventure and fun.
The ski area on the mountain Tindastóll towering above the town of Sauðárkrókur is suitable for the whole family, with slopes for both beginners as well as the more experienced. It also has a cross country skiing track.
North Iceland is the home to heli-skiing. At Deplar Farm, set in a remote valley, Stífla in Fljót, surrounded by 3,000 ft peaks, guests can experience amazing heli-ski tours.
Snowmobiling on the mountains and glaciers is becoming ever more popular and not surprisingly as it is a unique experience to speed over snow covered mountains, and there is nothing more exciting than the winter wonderland of Skagafjörður.