Is there skiing in Iceland? Yes. How good is it? I have no clue, but I'm about to find out. I'm boarding a flight to Reykjavík, Iceland's capital city, to climb and ski some of the island's biggest volcanoes. Hopefully none of them erupt while we're skiing them. Check back for more updates.
I'm waiting to board a flight to Reykjavík, Iceland's capital city. I'm with three fellow U.S. journalists and some folks from Black Diamond Equipment, who are providing us with gear to test for this trip. Our mission: To climb and ski some of the biggest volcanoes in Iceland. My bags are stuffed with all the latest ski-touring gear from Black Diamond: lightweight skis, AT boots and bindings, crampons, an ice ax, shovel, probe, head lamp, couloir harness, and more.