Articles in Hiking


Skalafell is in southwest Iceland, about thirty minutes drive from the capital,... more

Kerlingarfjoll hiking

Mts Kerlingarfjoll hiking Mts Kerlingarfjoll are a cluster of mountains on the... more

Hiking Landmannalaugar area

This pearl of the interior is situated in a valley between colourful... more

Hikning Trails Snaefellsnes

The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much greater than covered by this... more

Hiking Trails Eyjafjordur Area

Hiking trails in Eyjafjord area The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much... more

Hiking Myvatn area

There are many interesting hiking routes in the Lake Myvatn area Following are... more


Gerpir is the easternmost tip of Iceland Magnificent view, high rocks, and... more

Valley Glerardalur Hiking Trails

Hiking in Gleradal area The Glera Valley Area offers quite a few walking and... more


This mountain ridge serves as a nice background of the ice free part of the... more

Laugavegur Hike from Landmannalaugar

About Laugavegur hike The total hiking distance is close to 53 km and the... more

Mt. Glodafeykir

Mt Glodarfeykir (910 m), decorating the landscape on the eastern side of Valley... more

Hiking in Skaftafell National Park

Skaftafell offers a range of hiking possibilities for experienced hikers as... more

Hiking Around Reykjavik

The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much greater than covered by this... more

Burfell Trail

Burfell, the symmetrical slag crater is located near Mt Helgafell, about 7,5 km... more

Hiking Trails Around Mt. Hengill

Hiking Trails in Mt Hengill Area The Hengill area is an recreational area that... more

Plan your own tour to Thorsmork

Experience The Fimmvorduhals Hike in One or Two Days This could be the idea... more

Vogar – Njardvik Hike

An ancient route through the Reidskard Pass over the Vogastapi Headland and... more

Hiking Mt.Keilir

The usual route is to walk to the mountain from the north of Oddafell, but it... more

Hiking Trails – Reykjanes Peninsula

Find your own Hiking Challenge in the Reykjanes Area As The Reykjanes Peninsula... more

Hiking in Akureyri Area

The Glera Valley Area offers quite a few walking and climbing routes The valley... more

Mt. Sulur Hike

Distance to summit about 5 km Vertical ascent about 880 m The route is marked... more

Landmannalaugar – Alftavatn Hike

1 day: Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker Distance 12 km, estimated walking time 4... more

Alftavatn – Emstrur – Thorsmork Hike

About Alftavatn-Emstrur-Thorsmork Hiking Trail 1 day: Álftavatn - Emstrur... more

Hiking Trails Kverkfjoll – Hvannalindir

Hiking Trails in Kverkfjoll - Hvannalindir Area Changeable weather conditions,... more

Mts. Lindafjoll – Mt. Rifnihnjukur – Mts. Upptyppingar Hike

The trail from the Sigurdarskali hut to the bridge across Jokulsa a Fjollum... more

Hvannalindir Area – River Lindaa – Krikatjorn Pond Hike

From the ruins in Hvannalindir a longer hiking trail is available along the... more

Hvannalindir – Ruins of the Outlaw Lair – Hill Lindakeilir Hike

The parking area is within a short walking distance from the Lindahraun lava... more

Skarphedins Peak – Kverk Pass – Hut Sigurdarskali Hike

From The Icelandic Glaciological Society’s hut it is possible to walk... more

Hvannalindir – Kreppuhryggur Ridge – Krepputhrong Narrow Hike

A road lies from the Kverkfjoll route in the Hvannalindir area southeast to a... more

Western Kverkfjoll Mountains Hike

The tour starts from the hut Sigurdarskali, heading toward the Kverkjokull... more

Through Eastern Kverkfjallarani to Ravine Hveragil Hike

From the Hvannalindir area, a 38-kilometre jeep track extends from the... more

Hut Sigurdarskali – Kverkjokull Glacier Ice Cave Hike

The distance from the Sigurdarskali hut to the edge of the Kverkjokull... more

Sigurdarskali -Mt Virkisfell – Mt Biskupsfell Hike

Begin the tour by heading north to Mt Virkisfell (1108 m) Mt Biskupsfell (1240... more

Kverkfjallarani – Ravine Hveragil Hike

The tour follows route 2 over a rocky terrain, and then runs twelve km east... more

Borgarfjordur – Breidavik via Gagnheidi

An easy walk, mostly on a good jeep track, an earlier main connection road... more

Borgarfjordur – Brunavik across Brunavik Pass (400m)

This trail takes you from Borgarfjordur to Brunavik across the Brunavik Pass... more

Borgarfjordur – Brunavik pass Hofstrandarskard (321m)

This trail takes you from Borgarfjordur to Brunavik across pass... more

Vikur Hiking Trails – Borgarfjordur East

Viknaslod Hiking Trails Borgarfjordur - Brunavik Borgarfjordur - Brunavik... more

Raudanes Hike

Point Raudanes is in the vicinity of farm Vellir and former parsonage Svalbard,... more

Videy Hike

Videy is the largest island of the Kollafjord Bay (1,7 km²) with its highest... more

Oskjuhlid Hike

Oskjuhlid Hike The hill Oskjuhlid is an important link in the chain of open... more

Ellidaardalur Hike

The Ellidaar-valley is one of the most interesting recreational areas of the... more

Ellidavatn Hike

Lake Ellidavatn is among the many lakes within the capital area Its surface... more

Raudholar – All Year Hiking

Raudholar are the remainder of a cluster of pseudo craters within the... more

Hiking Nyidalur

Nýidalur hut– Evening stroll with the park ranger Daily at 2030 The park... more

Snaefell to Lonsoraefi Hike

Distances: Snaefell - Geithellnar about 100 km Snaefell - Thorisdalur about 80... more

Hiking Trails Kverkfjoll and Hvannalindir

Hiking Trail Suggestions 1 Hut Sigurdarskali - Ice Cave The distance from the... more

Askja Trail: Hike from Herdubreidalindir to Svartarkot

The walking distance is about 100 km The only major obstacle is the shortage of... more

Mt. Esja Hike

Mt Esja is the most prominent mountain within the capital area after the... more

Hiking in Hveragerdi

Number of hiking trails are available at Hveragerdi area 1-4 hours There are... more

Reykjavegur Hike

The Reykjavegur hiking trail is divided into a few easy stages and at the end... more

Holaskjol to Hvanngil Hike

This spectacular hiking trail and bridle path winds between mountains and... more

Hiking Hveravellir to Hvitarnes

The hiking distance is 42 - 44 km At the starting or finishing point,... more

Hellismannaleid Hike – Landmannalaugar to Rjupnavellir

The total hiking distance comprises about 55 kilometres, which can be divided... more

Hiking Holaskjol to Thorsmork or Landmannalaugar

This spectacular hiking trail and bridle path winds between mountains and... more

Fimmvorduhals Hike – Skogar to Thorsmork

The distance between Skogar and Thorsmork (Basar) is about 25 km Hikers en... more


Hvanngil The new Hvanngil Hut offers sleeping bag accommodations for 60 people... more

Hiking in Laki, Lakagigar

This part of the Interior offers clear trails to follow, so it mostly depends... more

Oraefajokull Glacier (Peak Hvannadalshnjukur)

Oraefajokull is the highest mountain of the country, 2,110 m, and stretches to... more


About Ingolfsfjall Mt Ingolfsfjall (551m) is a steep sloped hyaloclastite... more

Hiking in Reykjarfjordur Nyrdri

Mt Geirolfsgnupur is a challenge on a fine day The view from up there is... more

Hiking in Lonafjordur

Three hiking routes An old route lie from Cove Midkjos through the Snoka Pass... more

Hiking in Hrafnfjordur

A hiking trail across the Skorarheidi Moorland to the Furufiord Bay lies along... more

Hiking in Hloduvik

The hiking trail between the coves Hloduvik and Haelavik crosses the very steep... more

Hiking in Hesteyri

From Hesteyri over the Kjaransvik Pass The route lies along the edge of... more

Hiking in Fljotavik

Hiking in Fljotavik This abandoned part of the country is among the most... more

Hiking routes in Bolungarvik in Hornstrandir

Above the abandoned farm Bolungarvikursel is a route through the... more

Hiking Tharalatursfjordur

Hiking Tharalatursfjordur A walk along the bay via Tharalatursnes to the... more

Hiking trails in National Park Snaefellsjokull

The main hiking routes in the Nature Reserves are marked Organized walking... more

Hiking in Arnarstapi

The main hiking routes in the Nature Reserves are marked Organized walking... more

Hiking in Hellnar

Hellnar - Arnarstapi The lava field between Arnarstapi and Hellnar, all the way... more

Hiking in Bifrost

There are interesting hiking trails all over the area, along the fine salmon... more

Hiking in Hallmundarhraun

Vidgelmir is among the longest and largest lava caves of the world (1585... more

Hiking in Thorsmork

Hiking in Thorsmork Mt Valahnukur (458 m) protrudes just west of the... more

Hiking in Thingvellir

The main ancient approaches of the Parliamentary Plains and the first National... more


About Glymur This is the highest waterfall of the country, 200 metres (660... more

Jokulhals Mountain Pass – Snaefellsjokull

Jokulhals Snæfellsjokull The mountain pass Jokulhals touches the eastern edge... more

Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss

About Kirkjufell Mt Kirkjufell (463m) is a beautifully shaped and a symmetric,... more

Bolungarvík in Hornstrandir

About Bolungarvik in Hornstrandir Precipitous mountains and steep screes frame... more


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