In the Fire and Ice Ultra my aim was to create a course that incorporated many of the most spectacular environments I had seen in races all over the world, at the same time bringing the unique, spectacular, remote and pristine Icelandic environment to your Feet
Start in the centre of the Icelandic Highlands
At the Foot of the Volcano, close to the recent Bárðarbunga volcanic eruptions
Crossing Fields & Dunes of Black Volcanic Ash
Cross the pristine volcanic Ash Fields, only Fire+Ice Ultra has permission to venture here.
Passing through the Hidden Valley
Scramble through the hidden valley as you head towards the arctic circle.
Glacial river crossings in the Lava Fields
2 river crossings leading you towards the most powerful waterfall in Europe.
Spectacular and Varied Icelandic Terrain
A varied terrain of moon scapes to grassy meadows, the course has everything
Passing Boiling Mud Pools & Steam outlets
Run through the volcanic steam vents on the way to camp next to volcanic hot springs.
Competitors in the the Lava field
Competitors in great spirits as they cross the dramatic and varied terrain of the Lava field
Northern lights possible during the Fire + Ice ultra
After settling into tents at camp 4, Northern lights appear over the Hut & Lava field
Enjoying the Lava Fields together
Friends enjoying the amazing landscape during the Fire + Ice ultra
Relax in the Hot Springs
soothing those muscles
Soothing in the naturally heated 42 degree hot baths during the event,
The Joy of completing the Fire + Ice ultra
Competitors celebrate after crossing the final finishing line of the 2016 Fire + Ice ultra
Join competitors from many nations in Iceland
Competitors from Italy celebrating after completing the Fire + Ice Ultra
Fire + Ice Ultra
Toughest Multi-Terrain race in the world
- •250km of Icelandic wilderness
- •6-days self-reliant
- •Run, Walk, Crawl your way to the finish
- •NO NAVIGATION REQUIRED!
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