Iceland heli-skiing
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Heli-skiing in Iceland

Iceland heli-skiing

Deplar Farm is a heli-skiing base from March through May. The 13-suite lodge, on a former sheep ranch in the Fljot Valley, is in northern Iceland on the Troll Peninsula. 

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Iceland heli-skiing

Guide Alan Bernholtz flies down a slope on Telemark skis in the Troll Peninsula above Deplar Farm in northern Iceland.

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Iceland heli-skiing

Skiers staying at Deplar Farm load into a helicopter for a long run down.

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Iceland heli-skiing

A cozy bedroom in the Deplar Farm lodge. The lodge has a pair of helicopters that can whisk skiers and snowboarders to peaks up to 5,000 feet down to beaches on the Arctic Ocean. 

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Iceland heli-skiing

Eleven Experience uber guide Alan Bernholtz, a Los Angeles native, teaches use of avalanche beacon with would-be heli-skiers at the Deplar Farm.

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Iceland heli-skiing

As the sun sets on a peak behind her, skier Heather Albinson rests after a day of skiing in the mountains above Deplar Farm.

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Iceland heli-skiing

Deplar Farm has been transformed from sheep ranch into a ski lodge with a large rec room, complete with a pool table, bar and a loft with musical instruments.

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Iceland heli-skiing

Lukka Heimisdottir of Langhus Farm and her husband Laki Sigurbjornsson raise and train rugged Icelandic horses in northern Iceland. 

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Iceland heli-skiing

On a day when they couldn’t fly because of bad weather, skiers headed out for a snowmobile adventure in mountain valleys above Deplar Farm.

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Iceland heli-skiing

Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran parish church in Reykjavík, Iceland. With a height of more than 2,220 feet, it is the tallest church in Iceland and among the nation’s tallest structures. It’s a great place to great a bird’s-eye view of the city.

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