News & Events

Wild Westfjord travel ...

Wild Westfjords is the official travel agency of Fossavatnsgangan and one of our sponsors. They offer standard travel packages with hotel accommodation in Isafjordur, customised tours & travel arrangements, local day tours and ...

Registstration now ...

We opened for registration today in the Fossavatnsgangan 2019. Sign up soon to ensure your spot in the race. The 50 km has for the last 2 years sold out. We’d like to point out special offers by our sponsors, Hertz car rental and Air ...

Photos 2018

Photos from Fossavatnsgangan 2018 are online! Have a look at the following instructions on how to search for specific skiers and buy to print if ...

12,5 km track open today

We've had some fresh snow in the past few hours and our groomers are working hard on laying down the 12,5 km track for everyone to practice on today. The track takes you up to 500 m, which is about the same altitude as the biggest part of ...

Racemap App

GPS tracking All our skiers in the 50 km and 25 km distances can track their race using Racemap.  This program allows your friends and family to follow you “live” during the race and at the same time give our security staff ...

Accommodation in ...

Wild Westfjords have available accommodation at Hotel Isafjordur | Horn and Guesthouse Isafjordur | Gamla.    Those who are interested can contact info@wildwestfjords .com

How to get to ...

Registration to Fossavatnsgangan is now open. You can register here.   If you are making travel arrangements from abroad we have several airlines flying to Iceland. All of them arrive in Keflavik, 40 minutes from Reykjavik ...

Registration for 2018 ...

The registration for the 2018 race opens on Ausust 1st at 8 am. The fees are the same or less than last year, especially in the shorter distances. We have 650 bibs in the 50km main event. 200 of them are reserved for travel agencies. ...

25 km skate and ...

Today, Thursday, the Fossavatn weekend started with sunshine and a 25 km skate race and the Children's Fossavatn (5 km and 1 km races). You can already find some great pictures from today's races from Gusti Photography and ...

Extended opening ...

We have decided to extend the opening hours at our race office today, doors are open already and will be until 21:00 tonight. For those already in Ísafjörður it is a good idea to come by and pick up your bibs before "rush ...

Seafood Party

We now started the sale for our famous Seafood Party in the evening after the race. Tickets are availble see on this site. Last year we were fully booked 2 weeks before the buffet. Get your ticket now.

Who are registered to ...

On Fossavatnsgangan webpage you can find who have signed up to compete in next years race. We now have a total of 457 participants registered to the race. That number does not include 200 registrations from tourist operators that are not in ...

Backpacks now ...

Fossavatnsgangan has decided that all participants will be required to have a backpack with a jacket, trousers, hat and gloves on their back in Fossavatnsgangan 25 and 50 km CL.   This is due to security reasons. The backpack has ...

Registration for 2017 ...

We´re going to open for regstistration for the raceweek 2017 in August 1st 2016. Be prepared, last year we were sold out early December. See you all in the next Fossavatnsgangan , 1 km Family Fossavatn, 5 km classical,  and ...

Fossavatnsgangan 2016 ...

The Fossavatnsgangan 2016 is now concluding. There were almost 800 racers that competed in various distances this year. The weather conditions were unusually difficult this year, causing a number of racers to leave the 50 km race. Therefore ...

Fossavatnsgangan 2016 ...

The 2016 Fossavatnsgangan started this morning at 9 a.m. GMT with 50 km race. The weather conditions are good, but a little wind and snow - but now when it's ten minutes to the 25 and 12,5 km start the sun has decided to show itself and ...

50 km race will be ...

Due to weather forecast and conditions we will be using 2 x 25 km track for the 50 km race tomorrow. This is to ensure the safety of both skiers and staff members as well as adapt to difficult snow and weather conditions. This should not ...