Mountain Biking in Iceland – Follow The Lava Edge – Trip Difficulty: ⅗ Moderate
The is an amazing mountain biking in Iceland challenge arranged over a single track which follows along a time-honoured lava flow. This single track is for the experienced mountain biker and a favourite among the day trippers.
The foothills of the bordering volcanoes is amazing as we pedal along the ancient lava fields. To be more accurate, nearly 5000 year old lava fields.
The single tracks will take you on some technical trails and many downhill sweeping trails which makes for a perfect day out for both intermediate and advanced mountain bikers.
As usual, we offers a full package deal including a full suspension mountain bike, helmet, certified bike guide and a transport 4×4 jeep truck that also serves as our support vehicle.
Mountain biking clothing is not essential, but brings more flexibility and comfort. Alternatively, you can dress as you would when going hiking in Iceland – Sturdy books, waterproofs, gloves and layered clothing to take off when you get too hot.
What’s included in the tour price?
You get everything you need to simply book and get going when you arrive including; a certified mountain bike guide, support vehicle, high-end full suspension mtb and helmet, 20-40k natural singletrack riding trail (length depends on weather conditions too) and private transfers from Reykjavik.
Due to the level of riders, we provide flat pedals only, but of course we’re happy to swap if you bring your own pedals.
You should bring with you the following items to ensure you enjoy the experience as intended:
• Windproof and waterproof mountain biking clothing.
• Suitable footwear for mountain bike activities. Using SPD system? Bring you own pedals and shoes with cleats.
• Backpack for snacks and towel, or even better, a Camelbak for all your water, gear and tools.
• A drink so that you keep hydrated.
• A camera to capture memories of your experience.
Iceland has amazing MTB trails and this one is a super one to begin on. Looking forward to returning, but this time with my own bike 🙂 The MTB bike provided by Nature Kicks was of the highest quality and with full suspension! Thank you.
Whichever slope of the mountain you are sitting on you are sure to get your fill of the thrills on the Follow The Lava Edge tour.
Legal Disclaimer: Nature Kicks or the guides will not be held responsible for any accidents which may occur during the activities that are deemed to be the result of participant’s actions. We require you to sign a waiver prior to embarking on the tour accepting the risks associated with participating in these activities.
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