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The Best Off Road Trails in South (Iceland)

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Photo of Volcano Eruption at Fimmvörðuháls Iceland 01.04.2010 Photo of Day 3a in Iceland - Hella - טיופהפוס Þjófafoss - F225 - F208 - Landmannalaugar Photo of Skjaldbreiður 1060m Winter offroad
  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    16.34mi
    Elevation +
    2060f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofVolcano Eruption at Fimmvörðuháls Iceland 01.04.2010 Photo ofVolcano Eruption at Fimmvörðuháls Iceland 01.04.2010 Photo ofVolcano Eruption at Fimmvörðuháls Iceland 01.04.2010

    Awesome trip to Fimmvörðuháls where volcanic activity is ongoing these days. Took a jeep by Extreme Iceland ( http://www.extremeiceland.is/ ) up Myrdalsjökull glacier and to the eruption. Magnificent weather and view, w...

    Impressive photos. Should be a great experience to be there when that happened. Thanks for sharing. -Fred
    Freddy Klinger
  • Skjaldbreiður 1060m Winter offroad

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    near Laugarvatn, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    40.40mi
    Elevation +
    5440f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofSkjaldbreiður 1060m Winter offroad Photo ofSkjaldbreiður 1060m Winter offroad Photo ofSkjaldbreiður 1060m Winter offroad

    3 Super jeeps offroad whole way to the top Skjaldbreiđur 1060m hight. Super adventure with great companny 4x4 enthusiasts. Thanks to Axel, best offroad driver in Selfoss. Video from this trip: https://www.youtube.com/...

  • Faxasund

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    near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    18.21mi
    Elevation +
    2110f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofFaxasund Photo ofFaxasund Photo ofFaxasund

    This track starts softly in lava sand and ends with a rocky section. Don't underestimate the soft sands as well as the climbing section(s). You'll need diff lock and low gear. In the "along the river" section there is on...

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  • Lakagigar (Craters of Laki)

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    near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    78.29mi
    Elevation +
    6883f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofLakagigar (Craters of Laki) Photo ofLakagigar (Craters of Laki) Photo ofLakagigar (Craters of Laki)

    Note that the difficulty depends a lot on the weather and water level situation. There are several rivers to cross. Best is to check the road conditions with the information center in Kirkjubæjarklaustur they are very he...

  • near Laugarvatn, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    54.99mi
    Elevation +
    3087f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofRoute 550 The Kaldidalsvegur and Hallmundarhraun Lava Field Photo ofRoute 550 The Kaldidalsvegur and Hallmundarhraun Lava Field Photo ofRoute 550 The Kaldidalsvegur and Hallmundarhraun Lava Field

    The Kaldidalsvegur is the shortest of the highland tracks traversing the Highlands of Iceland, therefore the nickname "highlands for beginners". Its name derives from the valley it crosses: kaldidalur means "cold dale/va...

  • Iceland South - Eldgjá, Ófærufoss

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    near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    26.81mi
    Elevation +
    413f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofIceland South - Eldgjá, Ófærufoss Photo ofIceland South - Eldgjá, Ófærufoss Photo ofIceland South - Eldgjá, Ófærufoss

    From Route 1 until Eldgjá, Ófærufoss Situated between Landmannalaugar and Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Eldgja is the largest volcanic canyon in the world, 270m deep, 600m at its widest and around 40 km long. The canyon lies par...

  • Iceland South - Laki

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    near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    29.14mi
    Elevation +
    2418f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofIceland South - Laki Photo ofIceland South - Laki Photo ofIceland South - Laki

    Iceland South - Route 1 - Route 206 - Route F206 Laki or Lakagígar (Craters of Laki) is a volcanic fissure. Strada impegnativa da effettuarsi con fuoristrada. Contact me for extra info.

    Easy standard track with signs and all, shallow water crossing (20-40cm)
    bambam4171
  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    84.92mi
    Elevation +
    5715f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofDAY 3 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION Photo ofDAY 3 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION Photo ofDAY 3 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION

    DAY 3 - Landmannalaugar to Grafarkirkja Wake up early and have a bath in the river again if you feel like it. Keep following "main" road until you exit it after 1h of driving. From there things get off-road. About 2 k...

  • Iceland South - Thakgil - Þakgil

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    near Vík í Mýrdal, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    13.24mi
    Elevation +
    486f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofIceland South - Thakgil - Þakgil Photo ofIceland South - Thakgil - Þakgil Photo ofIceland South - Thakgil - Þakgil

    Road from Vik - Route 1 - Route 214 Parking - Camping Thakgil - Þakgil Start here many walking trials with view on Katla Volcano and Myrdalsjokull Glacier

  • Alftavatn circle

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    near Hvolsvöllur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    89.02mi
    Elevation +
    6365f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofAlftavatn circle Photo ofAlftavatn circle Photo ofAlftavatn circle

    Car track from F1 just west of Hvolsvollur through Alftavatn and back through Fljotshlid. Can only be done on 4x4 jeeps, big tires help a lot (35" or bigger) due to rivers on the way, first Markarfljot, (smaller version ...

  • near Vík í Mýrdal, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    183.75mi
    Elevation +
    11093f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofDAY 5 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION Photo ofDAY 5 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION Photo ofDAY 5 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION

    DAY 5 - Vík to KEF Today we started the day going to the Skógafoss waterfall, this one is pretty amazing. After this, we were planning to go up Eyjafjallajökull and see the new craters from last eruption Magni and Móð...

  • Tröllkonuhlaup W

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    near Stóri Núpur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    4.03mi
    Elevation +
    171f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofTröllkonuhlaup W Photo ofTröllkonuhlaup W Photo ofTröllkonuhlaup W

    Tröllkonuhlaup Waterfall from the west side. Only when there is water in the old Þjórsá river bed. PLEASE stay on the track!

  • near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    246.71mi
    Elevation +
    12201f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo ofDAY 4 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION Photo ofDAY 4 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION Photo ofDAY 4 - PETROCAMP ICELANDIC EXPEDITION

    DAY 4 - Grafarkirkja to Vík Long day ahead (many tarmac kms). Start day driving towards the Ring Road and take a left. From here, it is mainly tarmac today. Fill the car up in Kirkjubæjarklaustur if you need to (recom...

  • Skalingar

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    near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    12.76mi
    Elevation +
    2054f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofSkalingar

    A challenging track at certain sections but mainly moderate through stunning nature. Highlight is the path at the edge of the lake. The water is not deep but you need to drive closely near the land.

  • Fimmvörðuháls eruption 2010

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    near Skeiðflötur, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    47.45mi
    Elevation +
    8274f
    TrailRank
    25

    This track describes my trip to the volcanic eruption in Fimmvörðuháls in the spring of 2010. Please do not assume that following the track is safe - glaciers change from day to day. The eruption also changes (this is wr...

  • near Vík í Mýrdal, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    3.64mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofIceland South - Reynisfjara - Black Sand Beach

    Iceland South - Route 1 - Route 215 The road from Route 1 to Reynisfjara Reynisfjara - Black Sand Beach - Cliff - Promontory - Bird Watching Contact me for extra info

  • near Tungufell, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    15.85mi
    Elevation +
    2251f
    TrailRank
    22

    Don´t drive this track in summer. Track only in winter usable. In December 2017 newly discovered icecave in Hofsjökull glacier. Start and end in Ásgardur mountain lodge.

  • Iceland South - Hjörleifshöfði

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    near Vík í Mýrdal, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.21mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    20
    Photo ofIceland South - Hjörleifshöfði

    Iceland South - Route 1 - Hjörleifshöfði The road from Route 1 to Hjörleifshöfði Rock Promontory At top there is Hjörleifshaugur the tomb of viking Hjörleifur second settler of iceland killed 875 AD

  • Breidbakur

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    near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    18.49mi
    Elevation +
    3848f
    TrailRank
    20

    Mainly on lava sand this track goes through the middle of the stunning nature of Iceland. There are dry river beds and rocky hill climbing sections where you need diff lock and reduction.

  • near Tungufell, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    150.54mi
    Elevation +
    5974f
    TrailRank
    20
    Photo ofSprengisandur - Hrauneyar to Ring Road F26 + F842 Photo ofSprengisandur - Hrauneyar to Ring Road F26 + F842 Photo ofSprengisandur - Hrauneyar to Ring Road F26 + F842

    Sprengisandur route from Hrauneyjar Highland Center to the Ring Road close to Myvátn. Moon landscapes. Spectacular views. This track can be done by 4x4 cars only, some rivers on the way need to be crossed. Close to the R...

  • Kerlingarfjöll - Ásgarðsfjall

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    near Tungufell, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.11mi
    Elevation +
    692f
    TrailRank
    20
    Photo ofKerlingarfjöll - Ásgarðsfjall Photo ofKerlingarfjöll - Ásgarðsfjall Photo ofKerlingarfjöll - Ásgarðsfjall

    Kerlingarfjöll winter area view from top Ásgarðsfjall 929m. Beautiful place but be well prepared for cold wind in the ice desert. You will not meet anyone here in the winter time.

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