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  • Borgarnes - Grímstaðamúli

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    near Borgarnes, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    4.20mi
    Elevation +
    1404f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofBorgarnes - Grímstaðamúli Photo ofBorgarnes - Grímstaðamúli Photo ofBorgarnes - Grímstaðamúli

    Grimsstadir - Grímstaðamúli This walk in Grímstaðamúli mount is located 20 km north from Borgarnes. It boasts great views of the broad Borgarfjordur fjord and Hafnarfjall mountains. Rather easy stroll. It starts fr...

  • near Skaftafell, Austurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    5.75mi
    Elevation +
    1125f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofSkaftafell Sel - Svartifoss - Sjónarnípa Photo ofSkaftafell Sel - Svartifoss - Sjónarnípa Photo ofSkaftafell Sel - Svartifoss - Sjónarnípa

    A 3-4 hours easy loop leads to the turf-farm Sel, the Sjónarsker view point, Svartifoss and then the Sjónarnípa view point. It is possible to use alternative paths and adapt the trail with the weather.

    Bonita ruta, bello paisaje mis felicitaciones.
    Mr Hunter
  • Látrabjarg 19.07.2010

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    near Hvallátur, Vestfirðir (Ísland)
    Distance
    9.50mi
    Elevation +
    2205f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofLátrabjarg 19.07.2010 Photo ofLátrabjarg 19.07.2010 Photo ofLátrabjarg 19.07.2010

    Walking on the edge of Latrabjarg up to the "peak" is a kind of labor work. But one can enjoy wathcing the birds and sheep hanging in the clifs. Amazing to see the sheep risk their lives for a mouthfull of, what must be ...

    It is a nice walk indeed and very simple to follow... The further you get away from the tourist parking space, the fewer...
    Thore
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  • Reykjanesfólksvangur - Hellutindar

    Mountain Bike
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    near Hvaleyri, Höfuðborgarsvæði (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    8.71mi
    Elevation +
    1037f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofReykjanesfólksvangur - Hellutindar Photo ofReykjanesfólksvangur - Hellutindar Photo ofReykjanesfólksvangur - Hellutindar

    Very scenic track up in the mountains of the Reykjanes peninsula. The route takes you along a mountain ridge on the north side of Kleifarvatn. There's a bit of hike ´n bike and some cool descends but nothing too technica...

    Geggjuð leið fyrir góða hjólara á góðum degi. Við drusluðumst öfugan hring, höfðum helling fyrir því í grjóti og sandi, ...
    Valkasalka
    Fór þessa leið í leiðinlegu veðri, þannig að útsýnið var ekkert, hafði því hugsað mér að fara þetta aftur. Einnig var bl...
    vaski
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    Larusarni
  • near Flateyri, Vestfirðir (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    13.45mi
    Elevation +
    2631f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofHeiðaskarð and Hestskarð from Korpudal HI Hostel Photo ofHeiðaskarð and Hestskarð from Korpudal HI Hostel Photo ofHeiðaskarð and Hestskarð from Korpudal HI Hostel

    Amazing hike around the mountain "Hestur". The hike goes up "Korpudalur" valley through the old trade route "Álftarfjarðarheiði". At the top the trail goes behind "Hestur" mountain, through the opening "Hestsskarð" and d...

  • Ring Road (R1), Iceland, day 2

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    near Borg, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    105.98mi
    Elevation +
    16316f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofRing Road (R1), Iceland, day 2 Photo ofRing Road (R1), Iceland, day 2 Photo ofRing Road (R1), Iceland, day 2

    Golden Circle-part 1 Craters and waterfalls... We left Hveragerđi campsite to explore a part of the Golden Circle. 1- Keriđ lake, which a is volcanic crater lake in the Grímsnes area of South Iceland. It is approximately...

  • near Sæból, Vestfirðir (Ísland)
    Distance
    10.04mi
    Elevation +
    2221f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofIngjaldssandur : Saebol - Round of Mt. Barði Photo ofIngjaldssandur : Saebol - Round of Mt. Barði Photo ofIngjaldssandur : Saebol - Round of Mt. Barði

    This huge, lush, remote and secluded Westfjords valley facing the Ocean, between Önundarfjörður and Dýrafjörður, is called Ingjaldssandur. It takes its name from Ingjaldur Brúnason, the settler of this area. The rough...

  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    45.54mi
    Elevation +
    5469f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofLandmannalaugar = one of the most beautifull treck of the world ! Photo ofLandmannalaugar = one of the most beautifull treck of the world ! Photo ofLandmannalaugar = one of the most beautifull treck of the world !

    One of the most beautifull trecks of the world... and this said by experimented hikers from all over the world ! Regular water points, bring your own food for at least 5 days. As inexperienced hickers, it took us 4 d...

  • near Eyvindarhólar, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    15.21mi
    Elevation +
    3845f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.34
    Photo ofFimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Þórsmörk) Photo ofFimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Þórsmörk) Photo ofFimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Þórsmörk)

    The popular trail between Skogar and Thorsmork over Fimmvorduhals. Takes you through the magnificent waterfalls in Skógá and up between two glaciers, through the brand new lava from the 2010 eruption in Eyjafjallajökull ...

    Debido a las condiciones meteorológicas esta ruta puede ser muy fácil o imposible (frio, viento, hielo, erupciones...)
    Saltacamberas
    This trail is a good goal for anyone that's interested in walking/hiking.
    hulda2002
  • near Hveragerði, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    5.24mi
    Elevation +
    2116f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo ofHengill 803m hiking to the top 17.10.2020 Photo ofHengill 803m hiking to the top 17.10.2020 Photo ofHengill 803m hiking to the top 17.10.2020

    Hengil volcano hiking to the top 17.10.2020. Video from trail: https://youtu.be/Q_QbVoQbLgs Son of Storm youtube chanel by Jakub.

  • near Hafnir, Suðurnes (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    892.57mi
    Elevation +
    26447f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo ofIceland Golden circle and Landmannalaugar Photo ofIceland Golden circle and Landmannalaugar Photo ofIceland Golden circle and Landmannalaugar

    A car trip through golden circle of Iceland attractions and 2 days hiking in Landmannalaugar mountains. The trip starts at Keflavik International airport (car booked at Geysir rental company located nearby). Hiking part ...

  • near Reykjahlíð, Norðurland Eystra (Ísland)
    Distance
    61.40mi
    Elevation +
    1726f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofReykjahlíð - Askja Crater F905 drive (mid way to the crater) Photo ofReykjahlíð - Askja Crater F905 drive (mid way to the crater) Photo ofReykjahlíð - Askja Crater F905 drive (mid way to the crater)

    Reykjahlíð - Askja Crater F905 drive. Note the emergency numbers - 112, 1777 and 1779. Ensure that your phones are fully charged. The drive begins from Road 1, on a turn, 10 kms from Orkan. There is a petrol station at...

  • 46/2022 Volcano

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    near Grindavík, Suðurnes (Ísland)
    Distance
    8.90mi
    Elevation +
    1312f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of46/2022 Volcano Photo of46/2022 Volcano Photo of46/2022 Volcano

    Volcano Tour with Reykjavik Excursions, same company that operates Flybus connection to International Airport in Keflavik. The driving to the parking 1 where the trekking route started takes 40 minutes. The guide walked...

  • near Árneshreppur, Vestfirðir (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    33.20mi
    Elevation +
    3054f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofReykjafjörður to Ingólfsfjörður Photo ofReykjafjörður to Ingólfsfjörður Photo ofReykjafjörður to Ingólfsfjörður

    I had originally intended this to be a longer hike from Látravík but the weather was atrocious so I "jumped ship" in Reykjafjörður and hiked south from there. In fact the temperature dropped to 1.5° the first evening - w...

  • near Reykholt, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    8.65mi
    Elevation +
    2133f
    TrailRank
    53| Rating 2.33
    Photo ofBrúarárfoss - Mount Hvarf (alt. 238m.) Photo ofBrúarárfoss - Mount Hvarf (alt. 238m.) Photo ofBrúarárfoss - Mount Hvarf (alt. 238m.)

    The main goal of this hike is, of course, to admire the Brúarárfoss waterfalls with their magnificent turquoise colours water. For those of you whose desire ends there, once you've reached the waterfalls (distance: aroun...

    A déconseiller : après la cascade de Bruararfoss, le chemin n'est pas balisé et il faut marcher à travers des prairies h...
    Guytou31
  • Marardalur - Húsafellsbrunajaðar

    Mountain Bike
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    near Hveragerðisbær, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    29.71mi
    Elevation +
    1601f
    TrailRank
    53| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofMarardalur - Húsafellsbrunajaðar Photo ofMarardalur - Húsafellsbrunajaðar Photo ofMarardalur - Húsafellsbrunajaðar

    This track has it all. Great scenery, climbs and descends, technical sections, flowing singletrack. The first part has some hike n bike sections but the view makes up for the climbs. The second half is downhill more or ...

    My first MTB trip... and there was no returning after this experience. What a great way to experience the nature.
    Védís
    Approved!
    Larusarni
  • Gjáin

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    near Stóri Núpur, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.82mi
    Elevation +
    236f
    TrailRank
    53| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofGjáin Photo ofGjáin Photo ofGjáin

    We made this trail as a study kit for an outdoor activity project for schools. The trail leads from the parking place at Rauðá river, close to Stöng. Stöng is a ruin of a farm from the Wiking age. The area has often b...

    A little bit risky to take the way back close to the river as you habe to climb through the rocks, but really nice. Than...
    Daniel Rubio
  • Keilir + Lambafell hikes

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    near Vogar, Suðurnes (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    7.02mi
    Elevation +
    2051f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofKeilir + Lambafell hikes Photo ofKeilir + Lambafell hikes Photo ofKeilir + Lambafell hikes

    Track contains : Keilir - 7,7 km hike + 1,6 km drive to next parking spot + Lambafell hike 2 km. The Keilir trail is very bad marked , Lambafell isn't marked but in both places paths are very clear.

  • Hólsdalir and Ekkilsdals lake

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    near Flateyri, Vestfirðir (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    6.35mi
    Elevation +
    1453f
    TrailRank
    53| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofHólsdalir and Ekkilsdals lake Photo ofHólsdalir and Ekkilsdals lake Photo ofHólsdalir and Ekkilsdals lake

    A hike through the valleys over Hóll in Önundarfjord. The path goes up to the first valley named "Hvestur" from the road, then along the mountain following a sheep track. It passes the second valley "Litlidalur" and thro...

    What a great hike with an amazing view at the top. Quite a struggle at the start, but well worth it. No markings, need t...
    LorenzVdV
  • near Horn, Vestfirðir (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    6.83mi
    Elevation +
    1719f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 4.22
    Photo ofHornvik - Hafnarskard - Veidileysufjördur Photo ofHornvik - Hafnarskard - Veidileysufjördur Photo ofHornvik - Hafnarskard - Veidileysufjördur

    I did this trip in end of July 2013 starting at the Hornvik camp site and ending up at the “camp site” in Veidileysufjördur where the boat pick up / drop off is. The hike starts at sea level, goes over a pass at 519 mete...

    We did this trail july 2020. The weather was kind of OK in the beginning (fog, little wind), but as we started ascending...
    baabek
    Trails are getting better since this was first logged. Volunteers have built more cairns, markers, bridges, etc.
    karljam
    Very beatiful trail!
    @summit

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