Best 5 Hiking Trails in Iceland Reachable by Public Transport

Iceland is a beautiful country with many unique and interesting landscapes, which makes it a gem for hikers of all kinds whether they prefer the toughest hills or more recreational trails around the country. However, Iceland is expensive – even compared to the States or other Scandinavian countries and not least when it comes to…

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Iceland bus route map

Top 10 Things to Bring for Hiking in Iceland

In 2015 I executed 9 very different hiking trips in Iceland while staying there for 8 months. As soon as I arrived there in May I realized that I might be lacking some equipment such as for example crampons, ice axe and high-quality winter clothing. Being accustomed to hiking in the Alps I didn’t expect…

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Kjolur Day 3 Thjofadalir Valley

10 things you should know before going hiking in Iceland

In 2014-2015 I lived in Iceland for about a year 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 comfortable while hiking in this northern…

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May - Ulfarsfell