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The Best Hiking Trails in Skogar, South (Iceland)

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Photo of The Laugavegur Trail ( Landmannalaugar - Porsmork ) Photo of Fimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Básar) Photo of Laugavegur Trail + Rjúpnafell peak + Fimmvörðuháls Trail (Landmannalaugar - Þórsmörk - Skógafoss) (August 2018)
  • Distance
    34.19mi
    Elevation +
    6214f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.22
    Photo of The Laugavegur Trail ( Landmannalaugar - Porsmork ) Photo of The Laugavegur Trail ( Landmannalaugar - Porsmork ) Photo of The Laugavegur Trail ( Landmannalaugar - Porsmork )

    aprox. 55 km from Landmannalaugar Hut to Langidalur Hut (or Volcano Huts). The most crowded trail on Iceland (200 person / per day) don't miss small (4km ) beautiful detour to Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon : Markarfljótsg...

    Trail what " must hike" in Iceland ... once. Better to spend time hiking in Fjallabak area .
    slawomir chojecki
    The most famous trails of Iceland. Mountains, gorges, lakes, hot springs, lava flows, snow fields, volcanoes, waterfalls...
    John P
    Caminos bien señalizados, etapas asequibles, dependiendo de la carga que debas llevar ya que en los refugios sólo hay ag...
    gmg1956
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  • Distance
    15.31mi
    Elevation +
    4560f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 4.17
    Photo of Fimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Básar) Photo of Fimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Básar) Photo of Fimmvörðuháls (Skógar - Básar)

    The walking trail Fimmvörðuháls, which starts at Skogarfoss and ends at Básar. This hike was surprisingly easy, with sunny weather almost all day. However, it is a long hike, and in the area between the glaciers, the wea...

    Takk, nýtti mér ferilinn.
    konradgylfason
    One of the best walks in Iceland, dramatic scenery, volcanic cones from the 2010 eruption, flowers, mountains and lots o...
    John P
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  • Distance
    56.95mi
    Elevation +
    12536f
    TrailRank
    66| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Laugavegur Trail + Rjúpnafell peak + Fimmvörðuháls Trail (Landmannalaugar - Þórsmörk - Skógafoss) (August 2018) Photo of Laugavegur Trail + Rjúpnafell peak + Fimmvörðuháls Trail (Landmannalaugar - Þórsmörk - Skógafoss) (August 2018) Photo of Laugavegur Trail + Rjúpnafell peak + Fimmvörðuháls Trail (Landmannalaugar - Þórsmörk - Skógafoss) (August 2018)

    First of all, let me give you an example of why very comprehensive plans are many times worthless in Iceland's highlands: I hiked these trails in August 2018. My first plan was to start hiking as soon as I arrived at La...

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    Radi
    Great trail, nice overview and point of interest descriptions
    jgg5158
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  • Distance
    33.46mi
    Elevation +
    4682f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Laugavegurinn Trail (Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker-Álftavatn-Émstrur-Langidalur) Photo of Laugavegurinn Trail (Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker-Álftavatn-Émstrur-Langidalur) Photo of Laugavegurinn Trail (Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker-Álftavatn-Émstrur-Langidalur)

    The famous Laugavegurinn Trail. Surely, one of the most beautiful hiking trail in the world in an amazing country. This is the complete tracklog. Day tracks are here: Day 1: Laugavegurinn: Landmannalaugar ->...

    Es una ruta amb un paissatge molt diversificat, Volcans, glaciars, deserts, canyons, rierols glaciars, rius calents, cre...
    bejenaru.a
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  • Grænihryggur frá Halldórsgill

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    Distance
    10.39mi
    Elevation +
    2671f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Grænihryggur frá Halldórsgill Photo of Grænihryggur frá Halldórsgill Photo of Grænihryggur frá Halldórsgill

    A very beautiful but difficult hike, with a lot of elevation up and down. Well marked. Be careful when you walk close to the river, if there is snow. This year a man died because the snow broke under him and he ended in ...

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  • Distance
    36.53mi
    Elevation +
    5338f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Iceland, Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork Photo of Iceland, Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork Photo of Iceland, Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork

    Day 1 = Landmannalaugar Park Trailhead to Hrafntinussker Hut. Do not start this trek without first visiting the hot springs at the park/trailhead. They're certain to be crowded, and many of the bathers chose to bathe au...

    Hi! Thanks for sharing! The trail is easy to follow and all the info is correct. We did it this July 2015 and had a b...
    Seneketh
    Yay! I did it! Your info was exactly what I found on the trail. I had better weather than you did in your experience, t...
    Traipse
    очень рекомендую, маршрут достаточно простой и очень живописный
    Avemondo
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  • Fimmvordúhals Part 1

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    Distance
    10.37mi
    Elevation +
    2264f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Fimmvordúhals Part 1 Photo of Fimmvordúhals Part 1 Photo of Fimmvordúhals Part 1

    Amazing hiking between Skogafoss and Thorsmork. We walked 1/3 of the way due to weather conditions, - heavy rain and fog, etc. Park the car close to the breath-taking Skogafoss waterfall and simply follow the track th...

    Top !!! Nice views .
    vandammeh
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  • Distance
    4.32mi
    Elevation +
    1001f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Landmannalaugar - Brennisteinsalda Photo of Landmannalaugar - Brennisteinsalda Photo of Landmannalaugar - Brennisteinsalda

    The hike to the summit of Brennisteinsalda is breathtaking, passing through fields of volcanic rock and sulphuric steam vents-all surrounded by mountains of yellow, red, blue, and green. I captured some video every ha...

    Bonito lugar en un paramo desolado de Islandia
    Angaragon
    Realice la ruta con la información proporcionada en el centro de visitantes. Fácil excepto una subida q se complica por ...
    Angeles VP
    Climbing up is rather easy however you'd better have trekking poles and good shoes to climb down, there was a 30-40 mete...
    burakbayhan
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  • Landmannalaugar-Skógar

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    Distance
    53.50mi
    Elevation +
    11427f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Landmannalaugar-Skógar Photo of Landmannalaugar-Skógar Photo of Landmannalaugar-Skógar

    Hiked the Laugavegur trail (Landmannalaugar - Þórsmörk) and Fimmvörðuháls (Þórsmörk - Skógar) in four days. The first day from Landmannalaugar to Álftavatn was pretty tough as we took a detour to Háskerðingur on the way....

    Last 3 days of a bigger trek (Myvatn - Skogar) realised in late august 2011, this path looked crowded to us due to the l...
    tgruson
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  • Skógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk)

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    Distance
    15.87mi
    Elevation +
    3399f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Skógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk) Photo of Skógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk) Photo of Skógafoss - Básar (Thórsmörk)

    28.07.2016 - This is an update of earlier versions of the same track as published by others (eg, Ferrran7) to reflect the changes in track location after the substantial track upgrades recently made (works still ongoing)...

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  • Fimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork

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    Distance
    14.18mi
    Elevation +
    3802f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Fimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork Photo of Fimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork Photo of Fimvordúhals Skógar -Thórsmork

    Stunning and challenging 1-day-route between Skógar and Thórsmork, in the south of Iceland. When approaching the hut it was full of snow. Better walk it with rakets or ar least rainproof protection for your feet. Nice tr...

    Finalmente, hice la ruta desde Volcano Huts. Primer tramo de subida cómoda hasta Basar. Después, alguna duda en el tramo...
    Myri78
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  • Húsadalur to Langidalur

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    Distance
    1.21mi
    Elevation +
    213f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of Húsadalur to Langidalur Photo of Húsadalur to Langidalur Photo of Húsadalur to Langidalur

    The trail between the Volcano Huts and the Langidalur Hut takes you through the Húsadalur Valley and the birch woods of the Þórsmörk Nature Reserve and connects the two valleys, Húsadalur and Langidalur. Two intersection...

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  • Sönghellir Þórsmörk

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    Distance
    0.42mi
    Elevation +
    125f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of Sönghellir Þórsmörk Photo of Sönghellir Þórsmörk Photo of Sönghellir Þórsmörk

    The Sönghellir Cave (e. the song cave) is located 5 minutes away from the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur Þórsmörk. The cave is an ancient lava tube from a volcanic eruption and is fairly accessible. The path from the Volca...

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  • Þórsmörk Panorama

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    Distance
    2.81mi
    Elevation +
    1145f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Þórsmörk Panorama Photo of Þórsmörk Panorama Photo of Þórsmörk Panorama

    The Þórsmörk Panorama Trail takes you up and over the Valahnúkur mountain (454 m) from where you get an impressive 360° view over the volcanic landscape of Þórsmörk and the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano & Glacier. From the...

    Großartige Runde. Als ich den Weg ging, waren einige Abschnitte der Route "im Bau" und daher etwas schwieriger zu bewält...
    sandra.bielefeld
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  • Distance
    10.91mi
    Elevation +
    2713f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Landmannalaugar, Vörðuhnúkur - Skalli - Brennisteinsalda - Vondugil Photo of Landmannalaugar, Vörðuhnúkur - Skalli - Brennisteinsalda - Vondugil Photo of Landmannalaugar, Vörðuhnúkur - Skalli - Brennisteinsalda - Vondugil

    Amazing walk. Starts by crossing the mostly dry riverbed in Brandsgil (no need to take shoes off for the river) and then the track takes you up a ridge and then towards Skalli (1027 m). There is an unclear track up to th...

    Great trail. We have slightly cut the end and followed signs for Landmannalaugar along the red markers. I'm not sure wha...
    hedvule
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  • Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk

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    Distance
    1.09mi
    Elevation +
    305f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk Photo of Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk Photo of Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk

    Markarfljót Canyon Þórsmörk Hiking up to the cliffs of the Markarfljót Canyon offers beautiful views over the Þórsmörk area, the Markarfljót River, the Laugavegur Hiking Trail and the neighbouring mountains such as Ti...

    The first part of track doesn't exist anymore, but a little detour takes you right to the slope. Detour: When you exit t...
    Tea Radovic
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  • Distance
    14.05mi
    Elevation +
    2500f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0
    Photo of þórsmörk: básar-stakkholtsgjá-húsadalur-básar Photo of þórsmörk: básar-stakkholtsgjá-húsadalur-básar Photo of þórsmörk: básar-stakkholtsgjá-húsadalur-básar

    agan awedome day, flat easy trail with crossing river to stakkholtsgjá - btw. breathtaking canyon, landscape, views, again amazing weather with blue sky and great atmosphere with my buddies

    Absolutely 'must see' canyon in Þórsmörk, spectacular landscape in every direction
    dusanapol
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