Guides

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RAGNAR ÞÓR ÞRASTARSON
Guide

Who? - From the Westman Islands, Iceland. Guiding career started in 2003, glacier and hiking guiding. Moved to Canada to study Adventure tourism in 2007 and studied education after I finished my studies in Canada. 

Why? - I want to focus on high-quality mountain and private travel in true small groups. 

What? - Currently, I guide, manage sales within Asgard and am enrolled in the Reykjavík University MBA program. 

For how long? - 15 years.

 

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RÓBERT HALLDÓRSSON
Guide

Who? - Born and bred in Iceland and a passionate rock and ice climber. Started guiding in 2008 and have since then been developing professionally towards IFMGA certification and recently finished my Aspirant guiding exam.

Why? - To deliver high quality guiding with small groups and to develop climbing tourism in Iceland.

What? - I guide and instruct courses. On calm days I maintain the website and work behind the scenes.

For how long? - 10 years.

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JÓN HEIÐAR ANDRÉSSON
GUIDE

Who? - From Garðabær, Reykjavík. I started guiding in 1998 and have been on the IFMGA path for a few years. Focused on finishing in the next couple of years.

Why? - Lead Iceland's mountaineering tourism and teach Iceland's upcoming guides best practices. 

What? - Through my mountain guiding and teaching, I maintain guides technical standards and international best practices within the Icelandic tourism sector.

For how long? - 20 years.

 

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GARÐAR HRAFN SIGURJÓNSSON
Guide

Who? - I am raised both in Reykjavík city and the rural West fjords. My guiding started in 2001 and I am currently going through a ski certification program.

Why? - Because I love it and it's conveniently there.

What? - Passionately explore what is around the next corner, I enjoy exploring nature and enjoying it with my guests. During days at the office, I manage Human-resource. 

For how long? - 17 years.

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ÁSDÍS DÖGG ÓMARSDÓTTIR
GENERAL MANAGER

Who? - Made in Iceland & raised in Hafnarfjörður. Started guiding trekking trips in 2001. Studied Geology, Education and finished an MBA degree in 2015.

Why? - I like adventures, love the outdoors and adore Iceland. I want to work for a company with a heart and purpose which I hope becomes the go-to venue for future mountain guides and Iceland guests. 

What? - If I'd tell you, I'd have to k*** you. But seriously, I'm the Administration ape. 

For How long? 17 years.