News & Events

Fossavatnsgangan ...

Fossavatnsgangan has signed a 3 years contract with Wild Westfjords, a tour operator located here in Ísafjörður. They offer various selections of tours and tickets to Fossavatnsgangan. Please visit their website here This ...

Registration is now open

We’ve opened for registration for the race 2020. Sign up ASAP because we’ve only 700 slots available. Last year it sold out very fast. New thing this season is that Fossavatnsgangan has decided to go ‘green’ and ...

Next race is on 16th ...

Next race will be on 16th -19th of Aprli, the weekend after easter.    Registration opens in the beginning of August.   Thanks for this year see you hopefully next year.

Results in 50 km ladies

The first three ladies have now finnished their race in 50 km. Marine Dusser, France, is in first place, Sanna Soudunsaari, Finland in the second and finally Caitlin Gregg, USA in the third.  Congratulations to you all. 

The results in men's ...

The results in 50 km men´s are clear. First place is Morten Eide Pedersen, Norway, 2nd runner up was Alexis Jeannerod, France and third Iivo Niskanen, Finland.

Map of the 21 km ...

Here we have a map of the 21 km course that will be  use in the 25 km and 50 km race tomorrow. Tomorrow racers will go two 50 km circles. As before stated the course is quite diffrent from the original route, lets ...

Tracks are open ...

The tracks have been groomed and are open untill 19:00. Buses are scheduled to the tracks from Torfnes at 12:00 and every other hour there after. Buses depart from starting area aprox. 30 minutes after departure from Torfnes. ...

Coursmap for 2019

Here you can see the course map for the 21 km race. 50 km will be 42 km, that is 2 X 21 km. 

New Course profiles

Here you can see the new 21 km profile. It is not 100% correct and the course is changing every day. But at least it shows the outline of the course.   Compared to our usual track, we are starting at the usual 10 km mark of ...

Dates for next year´s ...

We have decided the dates for next years races. 2019 - May 2-4th 2020 -  April 16-18th 2021 -  April 15-17th 2022 -  Marsh 30th - April 2nd   These are other dates then earlier presented. Global warming ...

Start and finish moved

  As you may have heard, the winter has been exceptionally mild here in Iceland. As a result of this, we no longer have any snow at our regular start and finishing area. Therefore, Fossavatnsgangan will be opperatet according to our ...

Snow conditions 27th ...

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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 ...