iceland hiking


10 things you should know before going hiking in Iceland

As you might already know, I stayed in Iceland for the last six months of 2015 and while being there I executed nine very different hiking trips. Being accustomed to hiking in the Alps, I noticed that the Icelandic mountains differ from the Alps in many ways. In order to help you stay safe and… Read More »

10 things you should know before going hiking in iceland - Kjolur trail in July

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