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Bláfjöll Ski Resort Guide

Bláfjöll, Iceland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Highest Lift700m
Resort Height480m
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The Icelandic ski resort of Bláfjöll is in the Blue Mountains at an altitude of 480m.


Bláfjöll has direct access to 19 marked pistes, served by a total of 16 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Bláfjöll offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Bláfjöll offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bláfjöll is 1km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bláfjöll?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Bláfjöll.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Bláfjöll

Ski Area Stats

Bláfjöll Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bláfjöll Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift700m
Lowest Piste480m
Resort Altitude (Bláfjöll)480m
Max Vertical220m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bláfjöll
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Bláfjöll?

This ski resort is in the Blue Mountains in East, Iceland.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 16 ski lifts are able to uplift 11,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Bláfjöll open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Opens when cold enough for snowmaking/adequate snow cover - usually by mid-November), and usual closing is Early May (Usually closes May 1st. Season may be extended later in to May if conditions good).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bláfjöll, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bláfjöll Tourist Office for the latest.

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