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Mount Bláhnúkur Loop is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Landmannalaugar, Southern, Iceland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from May until September.

Distance: 4.1 miles Elevation Gain: 1,256 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

views

wild flowers

snow

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no shade
9 months ago

Amazing views and totally worth the effort! This place is truly unique and feels like you’re exploring another planet. The mountains looking like colourful paintings and there’s steam coming up from the rocks in some areas which is super cool. Majority of the trail is flat and easy, but the trek up the mountain is pretty steep and hard at times. The trail was pretty busy when I was there during September. The weather can change very quickly so come prepared.

hiking
10 months ago

Long trail and might be difficult to follow in the fog or cloudy weather. Don’t know if its common there but we had very strong wind all the way and a lot of dust/sand. So good pair of googles and wind stopper are helpful.

hiking
10 months ago

Absolutely worth the trek. I can’t recommend this hike enough. It’s quite steep though, and I would advise hiking poles and shoes with great grip. If you go around 830pm you’ll get to see the sunset from the top on a clear day and make it back in time before dark. We did the hike in about 2.5 hours total, including stopping for photos. There’s a food bus on camp you can eat at until 8pm during August!

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11 months ago

Excellent

hiking
Sun Jan 27 2019

Super difficult switchbacks all the way up on sand! Went on a foggy day and the higher you climb the rainier it gets, and no view- ended up turning around. Would definitely go back with more experience and on a better day

hiking
Sat Sep 01 2018

Overall an enjoyable loop. However, there is a new route in the south side of mtn that should be used. Not sure why the route went up the way it did on this app. Way too steep and closed. Definitely not an easy walk going up the switch backs on the south side. I considered turning around a couple times. However, no special equipment was needed the day I summit. Going down the north side to base camp was very easy and I wondered why I was so nervous going up the other side minutes before. Great views from the top and glad I did this hike

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6 months ago

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9 months ago

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9 months ago

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10 months ago

recorded Mount Bláhnúkur Loop

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10 months ago

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11 months ago

recorded Mount Bláhnúkur Loop

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Mon Jul 01 2019

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Tue Jul 03 2018