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Herðubreið AUG-07-09

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Distance
10 mi
Elevation gain
3,274 ft
Technical difficulty
Very difficult
Elevation loss
3,537 ft
Max elevation
5,558 ft
TrailRank 
43
Min elevation
2,080 ft
Trail type
Loop
Time
8 hours 55 minutes
Coordinates
2843
Uploaded
August 12, 2009
Recorded
August 2009
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5,558 ft
2,080 ft
10.0 mi

near Skútustaðir, Norðurland Eystra (Ísland)

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Itinerary description

Hiking the most butiful moutain Herðubreið 1682m elected as the moutain of Iceland 2002. First climbed first 1908.
This is a steep hike up, in loose rocks and only for experient hikers and with protection hat. About 6-7 hours hike depending have far you can drive to the starting point (parking lot).

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Báru Varða

When you hike over the mountain to the peak the group built a marker(varða) in honor of our group leader Bára.

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Brúnin

The egde of the mountain in 1420 m where is a good place to have lunch

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Paking lot

Paking lot where you start hiking up

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