Skiing and snowboarding is a popular family sport in Reykjavík which has two major ski resorts. The City also runs three ski lifts in Seljahverfi, Grafarvogur and Ártúnsbrekka which are open when there is plenty of snow in the city and conditions right.
The ski areas of Bláfjöll and Skálafell are both only 25 minutes drive away from the city. Bláfjöll is south west of the city and Skálafell east of the city. Both areas have great ski slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding as well as tracks for cross-country skiing. Bláfjöll has 16 lifts. Skálafell has four lifts. For more information about Bláfjöll and Skálafell visit http://skidasvaedi.is, call 530 3000 or email us at email@example.com