Explore Iceland with Outdoor Ed!
Join other Colgate students for an 11 day adventure (plus travel) in Iceland from
July 6 to July 18*. The trip will include a backpacking trek on the Laugavegur Hiking
Trail, Iceland’s most popular hiking trail. The trek is 34 mi long, and travels through a
wide variety of landscapes from the highlands of Iceland to the South Coast. The
trek will take place over 4 full days, traveling 7.5-9.5 miles per day on moderate
terrain. Nights will be spent in tents and meals will be cooked on camp stoves. The
last day of the trek will end in soak in a natural hot spring! The second portion of the
trip will consist of a series of day outings including a Glacier hike and ice climbing,
an Alpine climb to the summit of a Volcano, River Rafting, a Golden Circle
Sightseeing tour, Sea Kayaking and/or Whale Watching. The Trip will begin and end
in Reykjavík with indoor lodging provided on those nights. All other nights will be
Trip Price: $2,300 + Airfare (RT from Boston/NYC approx. $900). Total ~ $3,200
Participants arrive in Reykjavík Iceland on July 6 and fly out of Reykjavík on July 18
Aid is available for participants on request! Application is due April 21.
Email Roxanne Benson at firstname.lastname@example.org
for an application.
A trip meeting will be held on Wed April 30 at 7 p.m. at Base Camp. Questions can be directed to Abby Rowe at email@example.com