DISTANCE
32.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
5,583 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

hot springs

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

snow

no shade

no dogs

backpacking
11 hours ago

Amazing hike, like trekking through a Dr Seuss book. With ongoing elevation changes, trekking poles are highly recommended. We hiked August 30th - September 1st and had variable weather - be prepared for anything! Hiking over the Fimmvörðuháls Pass to Skógar would have made this even better, but go visit the town even if you don't hike there. Great museum and restaurants, as well as 2 very different waterfall experiences. This is a hike that should be on everyone's list.