Skiing is quite popular in Iceland,
exspceially in the Ísafjörður area in the Westfjords (see photo), Akureyri, Sauðárkókur and Siglufjörður in the North and in Seyðisfjörður and Oddsskarð in the East.
The ski areas of Bláfjöll and Skálafell are both only 25 minutes drive away from Icelands capital Reykjavík.
Bláfjöll is south west of the city and Skálafell east of the city. Both areas have great ski slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding as well as tracks for cross-country skiing. Bláfjöll has 16 lifts. Skálafell has 4 lifts. For more information about Bláfjöll and Skálafell see webpage skidasvaedi.is
Bláfjöll ski resort is popular with tourists as well as Icelanders
and is especially known for its spectacular views and varied landscapes. Bláfjöll ski area is open when snow and weather permit.
Buses depart from Mjódd Bus Terminal when Bláfjöll ski resort is open.