Scandic Mountain Guides | info@scandicguides.com | Tel: +354 661-5400 / +354 846-1674

Scandic Mountain Guides in cooperation with Viking Heliskiing, operates a powerful team of skillful and experienced guides , specializing in challenging conditions. Our guides put your safety and pleasure first. They will find the very best terrain suitable for you and your group with slopes waiting for their first descents..

Bjorgvin BjorgvinssonBjörgvin Björgvinsson // Owner, Founder, Operational Manager, AMSG

Björgvin is one of two founders and owners of Scandic Mountain Guides. Over the past years Björgvin has worked as a guide and Operational manager. He has explored Troll Peninsula most of his life and has spectacular knowledge of the area as a local guide. Björgvin is a former skiracer with the Icelandic national team. He participated in three Olympic games, six World Championships, winner of the Junior WC in Chamonix 1998, three times Oceania Champion, raced in many World Cup’s and over 30 times winner of the Icelandic Championship.

Jóhann H. Hafstein // Owner, Founder, Lead Guide, AMSG

Jóhann is one of two founders and owners of Scandic Mountain Guides. In recent years he has worked as the Lead Guide of the operation. His passion is freeriding and seeking new alpine adventures. Even though he has skied all over the world the Troll Peninsula is his favorite, where he has gained unique expertise of the surrounding area. Jóhann is a former ski racer with the Icelandic national team. He went to the Olympic games in Nagano in 1998 and participated in a couple of World Cup’s with the Icelandic Team.

Tyler JonesTyler Jones UIAGM/IFMGA

Tyler has achieved his full guide certification in the disciplines of Ski, Rock and Alpine. This currently makes him the youngest American internationally recognized as UIAGM/IFMGA licensed guide through the American Mountain Guides Association. Tyler has been on thirteen expeditions to the Alaska Range, including solo trips, several notable ski descents and an ascent of the Cassin Ridge. He has also skied first descents on Mt. Shakara in the Republic of Georgia, climbed the Nose of El Capitan (Yosemite) in a day, and spent several ice seasons in the Canadian Rockies.

Daniel CoquozDaniel Coquoz, UIAGM / IFMGA

Daniel is a 32 year old UIAGM Licensed Guide from Verbier in Switzerland. He has been guiding for numbers of years in Verbier and other places in Europe. Of course his favourite discipline is off-piste skiing, but he also likes guiding ice climbing and canoeing. Daniel is passionate about guiding in extreme conditions and has for the last years worked independently as a mountain guide, all year round.

 

Stefan Kreuzer

Stefan Kreuzer, CSGA / ACMG / CAA

Stefan is a very experienced and professional mountain ski guide with over 30 years experience in the ski industry. He was a ski instructor first, then a ski patroller and the last 20 years has been guiding helicopter skiing in Canada. Stefan is a professional member of the Canadian Avalanche Association and has been an instructor and examiner for the Canadian Ski Guide Association since 2007.