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About Wide Open
Wide Open is all about hiking, nature and exploring new horizons away from the crowd. Eyjafjördur and the Akureyri surroundings are ideal for hiking in the summer and stunning in the winter for snowshoeing. We guide small groups into those magical landscapes and also arrange a tailor made trip for you.
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Me and my dad went hiking with Leo, who was an amazing guide. The beautiful nature combined with the delicious tea and snacks made for a unforgettable experience.
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We went snow walking around Akureyri with Leo. Perfect experience: beautiful hike through hills, mountains and lots of snow. No people around you - great way to experience nature in North Island. Group of 5 people. Guides usually talk too much and make too many bad jokes, but
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Response from WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open
Responded Feb 23, 2020
Hi Bram, Thanks for this great review. I really appreciate you sharing your experience with others. I am happy you liked the snowshoe hike. It would be difficult not to enjoy so much snow. This was winter paradise at its best. Greetings, Leo
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I was in Iceland on a solo trip and I was able to join Leo and a group a 5 Dutch tourists on a lovely snowshoe adventure in Akureryi. In addition to treating us to spectaular views and information, he brought tea and pastries for us to enjoy once we reached our destination. Leo
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Response from WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open
Responded Feb 22, 2020
Hi Lisa, Beautiful pictures :) and thanks for your sweet words. Your company was great, I am so glad that you joint the group and that you loved it so much. I hope to see you again next time you come to Iceland. By the way, I thought your story was inspiring, and I wish you the best with the project you were talking about. All the best, Leo
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To explore Iceland and really enjoy the beautiful countryside we decided to use a guide and WideOpen Hiking ended up being the right choice. From initial booking to actually meeting up the experience was smooth and easy. After a short car trip to the hiking destination we had a
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Response from WideOpenIceland, Guide at Wide Open
Responded Feb 9, 2020
Dear Mike & Sue, I am really happy that you enjoyed the hike to the Hidden Mountain Lake so much. For me it is always a joy to share a hike and a day in pristine nature with people like you. Hopefully we see each other again next time you come to Iceland. Indeed, there are many more hikes in the area you would really enjoy. All the best, Leo
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Wonderful snowshoes hike with hot tea and cinnamonrools! Leo adapted the hike on the level and rythm of each person.
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