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Asgard Beyond

Reykjavik, Iceland
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About Asgard Beyond
Asgard-Beyond is a premium mountain guide operator in Iceland. Focusing on true small group experiences with local guides we strive towards maintaining the best operation in Iceland for Glacier related activities, family friendly tours and more customised technical tours. Being an Icelandic operator, we always aim towards the true Icelandic experience on all of our tours. Guides and staff are born and raised locals that have the inside and depth of information needed to complete a successful, safe and truly a personal experience. We believe that the integrity of our operation shines through on all our projects, tours and travels around Iceland. Being inspired by our core values every single day, we welcome you to our home - Iceland. Integrity - Passion - Progression
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Nicola Kirsty wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions5 helpful votes
This was one of our favourite experiences on our trip. We'd purposefully booked with Asgard for the smaller group size (and we were fortunate that it was only us two in the end) and for the longer time on the ice. It was most definitely the right decision! The waterfall afterwards is a nice little addition too. Our guide, Kiddi, was fantastic. I can't praise him enough. Calm, unflappable and knowledgeable. I always felt safe with him, and he dealt with my nervousness at abseiling with such patience. Encouraging, but without ever forcing me to do something I wasn't comfortable with. Good briefing before trying ice climbing and helpful tips to improve. He had a good knowledge of the glacier too, and the smaller group meant we could get off the beaten track and were often walking in untouched snow. Such breathtaking views!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from asdisdogg, Owner at Asgard Beyond
Responded Mar 24, 2020
Thank you soooo much Nicola, for your kind words! Believe me, they´re especially valuable now, if you know what I mean. I really love the fact that you picked Asgard as your adventure provider, due to the smaller group size. We whole heartedly believe that´s the way to experience new places and activities. With few people and a fantastic guide. Happy to hear you met Kiddi, he´s a star. We are extremely lucky to have him on our team. It´s an art, to go off the beaten track without leaving a trace. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your Asgard experience. Be safe, and if you ever find yourselves in Iceland again, you know where to find us:-) Kind regards: Ásdís, Asgard
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Jess wrote a review Feb 2020
11 contributions15 helpful votes
This was one of the experiences at the top of my list. The view of and on the glacier was breathtaking! Our tour guide ‘Bright’ was super lovely and informative and very passionate for his role. A lot of hiking until we got to climb up and down an ice wall, which was an unforgettable experience. One of the best tours during my time in Iceland.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from asgardb, Owner at Asgard Beyond
Responded Feb 15, 2020
Good Day! We´re so happy to hear you had a great time with us on the retreating glacier. That´s all we want, and hearing from happy guests like you, inspires us to continue loving and sharing our amazing country. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others. Kind regards: Ásdís, Asgard
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Inspire585227 wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York5 contributions
My wife and I lucked out as we were the only people touring that day and wound up with essentially a private tour. Our guide Sigurpáll A., was absolutely fantastic! He was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and made us feel safe. The glacier was beautiful and Sigurpáll found a great moulin for us to climb up. He thought us sa the basics on how to climb, was very encouraging and gave us a most memorable experience.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from asgardb, Director of Sales at Asgard Beyond
Responded Dec 17, 2019
Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are extremely fortunate to be able to employ the best guides in Iceland and it is fantastic to hear that your experience was, authentic, fun and exciting. This is always what we strive for. Thank you again for travelling with Asgard, we do appreciate your visit. All the best Ragnar
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Shane wrote a review Nov 2019
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Gaddi guided three of us - my wife and I, plus another visitor - for a stunning ice climb and glacier hike on Sólheimajökull. Asgard Beyond was incredibly professional and responsive beginning with the booking process. Our guide, Gaddi, was super experienced on the glacier, instructive on climbing technique for us noobies, and ensured that during our 5+ hours together we had a laid-back and personalized experience. We felt we got our money's worth: high-quality customer service and equipment, a highly knowledgeable guide, and a gorgeous (and challenging!) glacier excursion.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from asgardb, Director of Sales at Asgard Beyond
Responded Dec 17, 2019
Hi Shane! Thank you very much for your review. Gaddi has been in the industry for a long time and his experience really shine through in his guiding, with effortless operations and a relaxed experience. We are indeed fortunate to have him and all the guides that work for us. Thank you again very much for travelling with Asgard. Sincerely Ragnar
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Manuel wrote a review Nov 2019
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Awesome small-group (we were 3 + guide), personalized experience that you probably won't get with any of those other 20-people ice climbing tours you see around! After a short intro we were able to test our skills on a few climbs of different difficulty so everybody was properly challenged and also able to work on technique (and actually learn some ice climbing basics). Ragnar (our guide) was great, very knowledgeable and always ready to provide some in-depth info on ice climbing and Iceland in general. No matter if you just want to try ice climbing once or are actually looking for a short but more in-depth introduction to it, this is the way to go!
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Response from asdisdogg, Owner at Asgard Beyond
Responded Nov 8, 2019
What an epic feedback! Thanks so much for catching the essence of Asgard!!!! This is exactly who we try to be and what we want to stand for. Small groups, personal service and outstanding guides is what we represent. So happy to hear you enjoyed your your climbing day out on Sólheimajökull with Ragnar. He is one of Asgard owners and a fantastic professional. You could hardly have been in better hands. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us and others. Really, it can be hard to try to stand out in the crowd, but a comment like yours surely helps with motivation and the desire to become better at what we do moment by moment... Kind regards: Ásdís, Asgard
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