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  • near Grundarfjörður, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    3.88mi
    Elevation +
    1024f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGrundarfjörður- Kirkjufell Mountain summer hike Photo ofGrundarfjörður- Kirkjufell Mountain summer hike Photo ofGrundarfjörður- Kirkjufell Mountain summer hike

    The starting and ending point are in the parking lot opposite to the mountai, Grundarfjörður Parking. The trail is around 4 kms, however, I had forgotten to switch off the trail recording.

  • Skarðsheiði

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    near Hvanneyri, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    6.54mi
    Elevation +
    2697f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofSkarðsheiði Photo ofSkarðsheiði Photo ofSkarðsheiði

    Skarðsheiði from the east side. 1040 m. A lot of snow above 700m and muddy. Beware of the deceptive snow/ice accumilating on the north face as the drop down is >>300-400m. Beutiful view. Found bones/skull from a sheap f...

  • Fiskbyrgin á Gufuskálum

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    near Hellissandur, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.31mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    12

    It was hard to find the path at the beginning but we spotted one of the stick that marks the path. We were able to find another two sticks. There was a lot of snow and since it was a lava field with a lot of crack we did...

  • Öndverðarnesviti

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    near Hellissandur, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.43mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    12

    It was beginning of March and there was still some snow, sometimes the path wasn´t clear enough. There is a well called Fálki at that time it was the only water supply on the Öndverðarnes peninsula. We could´t see the ru...

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  • Gerðuberg Cliffs

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    near Sodulsholt, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.60mi
    Elevation +
    144f
    TrailRank
    9

    Winter walk There was plenty of snow and it could be that the way to go up of the cliffs is not possible without it We didn't go close to the cliff just wanted to have a better overview of the valley.

  • Fossá

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    near Hvanneyri, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.18mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    9

    Walk from the parking lot to the hotel reception. The waterfall isn't visible from here. But just on the other side of the bridge there is a small path that guides you to to the edge of the river and from there you can ...

  • Hofsstadaskogur

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    near Eyja- og Miklaholtshreppur, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.61mi
    Elevation +
    164f
    TrailRank
    9

    Winter walk with spikes. Between the parking and the entrance of the forest there was a huge frozen puddle. We use our spikes to cross it. There was a lot of snow so it could be that the path that we follow is not posi...

  • Lóndrangar Viewpoint

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    near Hellnar, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.46mi
    Elevation +
    105f
    TrailRank
    9

    Gravel paths to the wooden viewpoints. Even there are fence all over the place, there were some people on the other side of the fence looking to the sun set. Please keep to the marked paths and don´t go over the fences a...

  • Rauðfeldsgjá

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    near Arnarstapi, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.21mi
    Elevation +
    945f
    TrailRank
    9

    It was winter and there was a lot of snow inside, so we couldn't go until the end. We use spikes to go up and down since there was a lot of ice as well, they made our hike very easy, totally recommended for this hike.

  • near Hellissandur, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.97mi
    Elevation +
    49f
    TrailRank
    9

    Winter walk. There was a lot of snow so we tried to follow the original path as much as possible but sometimes it wasn't easy. We couldn't access the well since it was under a ton of snow :)

  • Húsafell - water trail

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    near Ás, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    3.41mi
    Elevation +
    472f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofHúsafell - water trail Photo ofHúsafell - water trail Photo ofHúsafell - water trail

    Krótki 5-kilometrowy szlak. Idealny na spacer z dziećmi. Trasa od punktu z tablicą informacyjną znakowana palikami z niebieskim paskiem. Szlak, jak sama nazwa wskazuje, związany jest tematycznie z wodą. Wędrujemy wzdłuż ...

  • 20170811 Londrangar - ISLANDIA

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    near Hellnar, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.15mi
    Elevation +
    135f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of20170811 Londrangar - ISLANDIA Photo of20170811 Londrangar - ISLANDIA Photo of20170811 Londrangar - ISLANDIA

    *-Hora Inicio: 08/11/2017 16:08. *-Hora Fin: 08/11/2017 16:50. *-Distancia recorrida: 1,8 km (00:42). *-Tiempo en movimiento: 00:30. *-Velocidad media: 2,62 km/h. *-Vel. en Mov.: 3,59 km/h. *-Velocidad Máxima: 6,95 km/...

  • Arnarstapi - Hellnar

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    near Arnarstapi, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    3.29mi
    Elevation +
    499f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofArnarstapi - Hellnar Photo ofArnarstapi - Hellnar Photo ofArnarstapi - Hellnar

    Más info de esta ruta y otras de Islandia en el blog Sencillo paseo a través de curiosas formaciones de lava entre estas dos pequeñas aldeas. Merece mucho la pena el recorrido estrecho entre las rocas y las panorámica...

  • 20170812 Hraunfossar-Barnafoss

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    near Ás, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.54mi
    Elevation +
    115f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of20170812 Hraunfossar-Barnafoss Photo of20170812 Hraunfossar-Barnafoss Photo of20170812 Hraunfossar-Barnafoss

    *-Hora Inicio: 08/12/2017 10:19. *-Hora Fin: 08/12/2017 11:08. *-Distancia recorrida: 0,9 km (00:49). *-Tiempo en movimiento: 00:20. *-Velocidad media: 1,06 km/h. *-Vel. en Mov.: 2,51 km/h. *-Velocidad Máxima: 4,77 km/...

  • Arnarstapi-Hellnar, por la costa

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    near Arnarstapi, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    3.03mi
    Elevation +
    161f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofArnarstapi-Hellnar, por la costa Photo ofArnarstapi-Hellnar, por la costa Photo ofArnarstapi-Hellnar, por la costa

    Esta corta y sencilla ruta empieza a la altura del puerto pesquero de Arnarstapi y acaba en Hellnar. Se trata de un recorrido de ida y vuelta. Nosotros lo hicimos en una mañana con lluvia y viento, con lo cual no resulta...

  • near Reykholt, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.65mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofCascada Glanni. Río Nordura. Islandia Photo ofCascada Glanni. Río Nordura. Islandia Photo ofCascada Glanni. Río Nordura. Islandia

    Cascada Glanni. Río Nordura. Islandia Glanni es una impresionante cascada en el río Nordura. Los lugareños creen que es la morada de elfos y trolls. Glanni no está lejos del volcán Grabrok, del campo de lava Grabrokar...

  • Djupalonssandur

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    near Hellnar, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.66mi
    Elevation +
    75f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofDjupalonssandur Photo ofDjupalonssandur Photo ofDjupalonssandur

    Le Snaefellsjokull reste malheureusement souvent caché. Heureusement il y a quelques balades qui valent la peine sur cette côte très spéciale.On trouve un dépliant bien fait qui résume les diverses possibilités. Sur le ...

  • Lóndrangar

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    near Hellnar, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.46mi
    Elevation +
    151f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofLóndrangar Photo ofLóndrangar Photo ofLóndrangar

    Lóndrangar són unes agulles de roca de basalt que, en el seu origen, junt al turó Svalthufa, era un cràter, el qual va ser erosionat pel mar. Les dues agulles mesuren 75 m i 61 m, i estan rodejades per camps de lava més ...

  • near Sodulsholt, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.85mi
    Elevation +
    141f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofRoca basáltica de Gerduberg.. Paseos por Islandia Photo ofRoca basáltica de Gerduberg.. Paseos por Islandia Photo ofRoca basáltica de Gerduberg.. Paseos por Islandia

    En la península de Snaefellness nos encontramos con estas torres basálticas, quizás no tan espectaculares como las de Svartifoss pero interesantes de todos modos. El aparcamiento se encuentra muy cerca y es un cómodo pas...

  • Cascadas de Hraunfossar y Barnafoss

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    near Ás, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.65mi
    Elevation +
    108f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofCascadas de Hraunfossar y Barnafoss Photo ofCascadas de Hraunfossar y Barnafoss Photo ofCascadas de Hraunfossar y Barnafoss

    Hraunfossar del islandés "cascadas de la lava" se produce al filtrarse parte del rio blanco en el presenta una tonalidad más blanca que el resto debido a una temperatura mas baja del agua, viniendo a salir a la superfici...

  • near Hellissandur, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.35mi
    Elevation +
    49f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofCráter del Volcán Saxholl. Parque Nacional de Snaefellsjokull Photo ofCráter del Volcán Saxholl. Parque Nacional de Snaefellsjokull Photo ofCráter del Volcán Saxholl. Parque Nacional de Snaefellsjokull

    Dentro del Parque de Snaefellsjokull se encuentra el crater de este pequeño volcán cuya erupción data de hace unos 4000 años. Su subida por la ladera no tiene complicación pues dispone de una rampa, ascendiendo a unos 10...

  • Islandia. Volcán Saxhóll

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    near Hellissandur, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.30mi
    Elevation +
    62f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofIslandia. Volcán Saxhóll Photo ofIslandia. Volcán Saxhóll Photo ofIslandia. Volcán Saxhóll

    [cas] Ascenso al crater del volcán Saxhóll. La ruta es corta y se está construyendo una pasarela para subir hasta el crater mediante unas escaleras y reducir de esta forma la erosión provocada por los visitantes. El vol...

  • Gerðuberg

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    near Sodulsholt, Vesturland (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.50mi
    Elevation +
    141f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofGerðuberg Photo ofGerðuberg Photo ofGerðuberg

    Gerðuberg és un penya-segat espectacular d'un km de longitud, amb columnes hexagonals de diabasa (o dolerita), un tipus de roca basàltica, les quals mesuren entre 7 i 14 m d'alçada i entre 1 i 1,5 m d'amplada, el que li ...

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