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  • Landmannalaugar-Skógar

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    near Skógar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    53.50mi
    Elevation +
    11427f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofLandmannalaugar-Skógar Photo ofLandmannalaugar-Skógar Photo ofLandmannalaugar-Skógar

    Hiked the Laugavegur trail (Landmannalaugar - Þórsmörk) and Fimmvörðuháls (Þórsmörk - Skógar) in four days. The first day from Landmannalaugar to Álftavatn was pretty tough as we took a detour to Háskerðingur on the way....

    Last 3 days of a bigger trek (Myvatn - Skogar) realised in late august 2011, this path looked crowded to us due to the l...
    tgruson
  • Skógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk)

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    15.87mi
    Elevation +
    3399f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofSkógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk) Photo ofSkógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk) Photo ofSkógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk)

    28.07.2016 - This is an update of earlier versions of the same track as published by others (eg, Ferrran7) to reflect the changes in track location after the substantial track upgrades recently made (works still ongoing)...

  • near Tungufell, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    6.55mi
    Elevation +
    2247f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofRoundtrip to Kerlingafjall highest summit Snaekollur Photo ofRoundtrip to Kerlingafjall highest summit Snaekollur Photo ofRoundtrip to Kerlingafjall highest summit Snaekollur

    Half of this trail is unmarked. Starting point is on Hveradalir car park. You have to go down to Hveradalir hot springs, turn left and follow the marked trail to Kerling. After 200 m you turn left to unmarket path which ...

    Thanks for sharing this track! We have done it on Sep 12 2020 with fastastic wheather. As hiking trails ins Iceland are ...
    Networker
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  • near Tungufell, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    10.92mi
    Elevation +
    2602f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofKerlingarfjöll: Ásgardur - Mænir around - Ásgardur Photo ofKerlingarfjöll: Ásgardur - Mænir around - Ásgardur Photo ofKerlingarfjöll: Ásgardur - Mænir around - Ásgardur

    Hike around Maenir to two geothermal areas (Hverabotn and Hveradalir) Start at Ásgardur hut and cross the bridge at campsite. Follow the footpath upp the ridge. After stepping down a small valley and ascending again you...

  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    9.73mi
    Elevation +
    2861f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofGrænihryggur from Halldorsgil / next to Kirkjufell Photo ofGrænihryggur from Halldorsgil / next to Kirkjufell Photo ofGrænihryggur from Halldorsgil / next to Kirkjufell

    A marked trail begins right next to road. There's no designated car park, just traces of cars parking on the side of the road. The trail is well marked and leads through a very diverse terrain. Views are more than just a...

  • Hekla 10.10.2010

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    near Hlíðarendi, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    10.88mi
    Elevation +
    3707f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofHekla 10.10.2010 Photo ofHekla 10.10.2010 Photo ofHekla 10.10.2010

    Went today to the Gateway to Hell, other name Mt. Hekla. Started off from Reykjavik aroun 6 am and it took us about 2hrs. to drive to the place where the hiking started. Hekla has been erupting with appr. 10 years interv...

  • near Hveragerði, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    9.29mi
    Elevation +
    2556f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 3.33
    Photo ofHveragerði - Reykjadalur - Ölkelduháls - Nesjavellir Photo ofHveragerði - Reykjadalur - Ölkelduháls - Nesjavellir Photo ofHveragerði - Reykjadalur - Ölkelduháls - Nesjavellir

    I did this hike with a group of hikers called Vesen & Vergangur early october 2015. The trail will guide you through a extremely hot and colorful area. There is a possibility to take a bath in a warm lake after just abou...

    Mjög falleg leið
    Bryndis Einarsdóttir
  • Fimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    14.18mi
    Elevation +
    3802f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofFimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork Photo ofFimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork Photo ofFimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork

    Stunning and challenging 1-day-route between Skógar and Thórsmork, in the south of Iceland. When approaching the hut it was full of snow. Better walk it with rakets or ar least rainproof protection for your feet. Nice tr...

    Finalmente, hice la ruta desde Volcano Huts. Primer tramo de subida cómoda hasta Basar. Después, alguna duda en el tramo...
    Myri78
  • near Hveragerði, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    10.86mi
    Elevation +
    2464f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofHveragerði - Hellisheiði - Hellisheiðarvirkjun Photo ofHveragerði - Hellisheiði - Hellisheiðarvirkjun Photo ofHveragerði - Hellisheiði - Hellisheiðarvirkjun

    This is a 17 km. hike from Hveragerði to Sleggjubeinsdalur, home to the geothermal power plant Hellisheiðarvirkjun, through a geothermally active area. There are hot spring creeks that are ideal for bathing in on the tra...

    Mjög skemmtileg leið fjölbreytt og krefjandi
    agusta.jonsdottir
  • Húsadalur to Langidalur

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.21mi
    Elevation +
    213f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofHúsadalur to Langidalur Photo ofHúsadalur to Langidalur Photo ofHúsadalur to Langidalur

    The trail between the Volcano Huts and the Langidalur Hut takes you through the Húsadalur Valley and the birch woods of the Þórsmörk Nature Reserve and connects the two valleys, Húsadalur and Langidalur. Two intersection...

  • Sönghellir Þórsmörk

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.42mi
    Elevation +
    125f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofSönghellir Þórsmörk Photo ofSönghellir Þórsmörk Photo ofSönghellir Þórsmörk

    The Sönghellir Cave (e. the song cave) is located 5 minutes away from the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur Þórsmörk. The cave is an ancient lava tube from a volcanic eruption and is fairly accessible. The path from the Volca...

  • near Skógar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    3.77mi
    Elevation +
    1220f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofIceland-Hrafntinnusker Ice cave and Soedull 25-AUG-2011 Photo ofIceland-Hrafntinnusker Ice cave and Soedull 25-AUG-2011 Photo ofIceland-Hrafntinnusker Ice cave and Soedull 25-AUG-2011

    Before walking, please ask to he Hut Keeper about if it is possible to make this walks: Here you can find 2 different tracks: to the West for viewing a huge ice cave, be carefull with the ice, really beautyful landscape ...

  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    14.05mi
    Elevation +
    2500f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofþórsmörk: básar-stakkholtsgjá-húsadalur-básar Photo ofþórsmörk: básar-stakkholtsgjá-húsadalur-básar Photo ofþórsmörk: básar-stakkholtsgjá-húsadalur-básar

    agan awedome day, flat easy trail with crossing river to stakkholtsgjá - btw. breathtaking canyon, landscape, views, again amazing weather with blue sky and great atmosphere with my buddies

    Absolutely 'must see' canyon in Þórsmörk, spectacular landscape in every direction
    dusanapol
  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    10.91mi
    Elevation +
    2713f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLandmannalaugar, Vörðuhnúkur - Skalli - Brennisteinsalda - Vondugil Photo ofLandmannalaugar, Vörðuhnúkur - Skalli - Brennisteinsalda - Vondugil Photo ofLandmannalaugar, Vörðuhnúkur - Skalli - Brennisteinsalda - Vondugil

    Amazing walk. Starts by crossing the mostly dry riverbed in Brandsgil (no need to take shoes off for the river) and then the track takes you up a ridge and then towards Skalli (1027 m). There is an unclear track up to th...

    Great trail. We have slightly cut the end and followed signs for Landmannalaugar along the red markers. I'm not sure wha...
    hedvule
  • Þórsmörk Panorama

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    2.81mi
    Elevation +
    1145f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofÞórsmörk Panorama Photo ofÞórsmörk Panorama Photo ofÞórsmörk Panorama

    The Þórsmörk Panorama Trail takes you up and over the Valahnúkur mountain (454 m) from where you get an impressive 360° view over the volcanic landscape of Þórsmörk and the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano & Glacier. From the...

    Großartige Runde. Als ich den Weg ging, waren einige Abschnitte der Route "im Bau" und daher etwas schwieriger zu bewält...
    sandra.bielefeld
  • Syðsta Súla 17.08.2010

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    near Þingvellir, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    8.48mi
    Elevation +
    3428f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofSyðsta Súla 17.08.2010 Photo ofSyðsta Súla 17.08.2010 Photo ofSyðsta Súla 17.08.2010

    After trying this mountain about a week ago and turning back in 1020m altitude due to bad track (at a time I wasn´t even sure if I would be able to get down at all), I managed to get to the top this time by another route...

  • near Flúðir, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    5.76mi
    Elevation +
    2402f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofKerlingarfjoll - Fannborg - Snaekollur loop trail Photo ofKerlingarfjoll - Fannborg - Snaekollur loop trail Photo ofKerlingarfjoll - Fannborg - Snaekollur loop trail

    Start at the car park of Hveradalir, then hike down to Hveradalir, then follow the unmarked trail from the eastern side of Fannborg. You have to cross one river close to Hveradalir, then ascent steadily to Fannborg. At o...

  • near Vík í Mýrdal, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    12.27mi
    Elevation +
    3054f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofThakgil Yellow+Red trail (+Huldujokull glacier) Photo ofThakgil Yellow+Red trail (+Huldujokull glacier) Photo ofThakgil Yellow+Red trail (+Huldujokull glacier)

    Started by climbing Purple east before the campsite to intersection with Yellow, then up the yellow to Holdujökull. Back by Red "Mælifell" route. We had to cross the river 3 times near the end of the Red trail about 15mi...

  • near Hveragerði, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    7.69mi
    Elevation +
    1660f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofHveragerđi- Grændalur - Reykjadalur - Hveragerði Photo ofHveragerđi- Grændalur - Reykjadalur - Hveragerði Photo ofHveragerđi- Grændalur - Reykjadalur - Hveragerði

    Roundtrip starting and ending at golf course in the right side of the valley pathless um to a wonderful geothermal area. Then down to the stream, cross and follow the sheep track in the other side. Turn left up to Dalska...

  • near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    14.72mi
    Elevation +
    2907f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofÁlftavötn - Eldgjá - Gílvatn - Ófaerufoss - Gjátindur - Skaelingar Photo ofÁlftavötn - Eldgjá - Gílvatn - Ófaerufoss - Gjátindur - Skaelingar Photo ofÁlftavötn - Eldgjá - Gílvatn - Ófaerufoss - Gjátindur - Skaelingar

    From Álftavötn hut north to southern part of Eldgjá and fantastic Gílvatn. Eldgjá canyon with Ófaerufoss. AT the end of Eldgjá there is the Gjátindur mountain with fantastic view into Edgjá and of the southern highland. ...

  • Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.09mi
    Elevation +
    305f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofMarkarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk Photo ofMarkarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk Photo ofMarkarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk

    Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk Hiking up to the cliffs of the Markarfljót Canyon offers beautiful views over the Þórsmörk area, the Markarfljót River, the Laugavegur Hiking Trail and the neighbouring mountains such as Ti...

    The first part of track doesn't exist anymore, but a little detour takes you right to the slope. Detour: When you exit t...
    Tea Radovic

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