hiking trails


Kjolur Trail – Hiking Iceland

As you probably already know I have been on my “Hiking Iceland” tour for quite some time now. In late July I decided to go on a longer and more difficult hiking trip. I checked the options and ended up choosing the Kjolur Trail. The Kjolur trail is less famous than the notorious Laugavegur trail which is every summer filled with… Read More »

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Mount Esja Trail – Hiking Iceland

The Mount Esja trail is probably the best known and most visited hiking trail in Iceland. The trail leads to a volcanic mountain range called Esjan which is often referred to as Mount Esja. Mount Esja is easy to reach from Reykjavik and offers an astonishing view on the capital and beyond.… Read More »

Mount Esja - Steinn

Helgafell Trail – Hiking Iceland

Helgafell is an around 350 meters high mountain near Hafnarfjordur in Iceland. I have started my “Hiking Iceland” season with small mountains because summits of bigger mountains are still covered with snow. I didn’t bring crampons to Iceland because I believed that snow would not be an issue in June. However, I… Read More »

Helgafell Mountain

Ulfarsfell Trail – Hiking Iceland

Ulfarsfell is a small mountain near Reykjavik. I found it by coincidence while I was searching for short hikes with beautiful viewpoints in the nearness of Reykjavik. I actually couldn’t find much information about it on the internet but from the map I saw it’s around 300 meters high and that a… Read More »

Ulfarsfell Hiking Trail