News & Events

Fossavatnsparty, rules

We´ve decided to allow families with children to participate in the Fossavatnsparty on the condition that children under 18 years of age must leave the premises no later than 22:00.    

Fossavatnsparty is ...

Dont be late, buy a ticket to our very popular Fossavatn Party on Saturday May 4th, a selection of great fish dishes from our local area. We will also serve 1x dish, vegetarian and 1x dish  of meat casterole a la Hótel ...

Are you registered to ...

On Thursday afternoon two days before the main event the 25 km skate is scheduled. The skate event is becoming more and more popular every year with over 100 registered at this point. The race is in the afternoon, start goes at 17:30 so the ...

The 2019 50 km RACE ...

Its now sold out in the 50 km race 2019, 700 people have registered for the next Fossavatnsgangan. You must be prepared for the race 2020 and sign up when we open for registration August 1st 2019.

Time limit at 10 km

Last spring, we decided to add a time limit at 10 km at second feeding station Heidin 1. Competitors have to pass before 10:45 which is 1 hour and 45 minutes after start. That limit should be rather easy to pass at least easier than the one ...

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 [email protected] .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 ...