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Hafnarfjall mountain

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Beautiful mountains

We drove this road which was steep and narrow right up into a cloud. Once through this part we had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sandra M
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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Hiking on the Hafnarfjall

Every summer I try to walk on the summit of the Hafnarfjall, the walk takes less than 2 hrs, its... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Ómar Örn R
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The mountain Hafnarfjall near Borgarnes is part of the same extinguished central volcano as Skardsheidi and also about 4 million years old. The mountain is 844 m in height and its sides are rather eroded. Most of the mountain consists of basalt, but on the north side there is a small crag, which is made of granofyr. The name "flatfish" indicates its form. Let the children discover it!
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Borgarnes, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove this road which was steep and narrow right up into a cloud. Once through this part we had amazing views on all sides. Definitely worth it.

Thank Sandra M
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Every summer I try to walk on the summit of the Hafnarfjall, the walk takes less than 2 hrs, its i bit challenging for a veteran, but should be a easy task for a advanced hikers. When you get to the top then there is...More

Thank Ómar Örn R
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We visited Borgarnes whilst driving around Iceland. When we visited in January it was covered in snow and wow what stunning scenery! We took some photographs and drove around the area which was fantastic and we would definitely go back next time we are in...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

our little cabin looks out onto these snowy mountains. with the grassland in front and here and there some lava, it makes for a stunning view

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This mountain range is majestic and the view on the skyline is just breathtaking. We did not hike the mountain....just enjoyed it from Borganes. Another beautiful memory of Iceland!

Thank virginian9
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

They dominate the skyline across the water from Borganes and when we visited they had some snow and looked impressive.The scenery around Borganes is quite beautiful and varied and the Hafnarfjall Mountains was an integral part.

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The hike is difficult to locate. From Borgarnes go toward Reykjavik over the bridge. You will see a small alpine hotel on the right. This is the point you need to look for a small utility road on the left hand side of the road....More

2  Thank acstarr
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Let me preface this review by saying that I am not in any way an experienced walker/hiker/climber - in fact, far from it. But I couldn't resist a hike up one of the peaks of Hafnarfjall during our recent visit to Iceland. We were staying...More

2  Thank Angloyankophile
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Just outside of Borgarnes the scenery is stunning. The air is clear ( and often windy), the fjord is beautiful and the hiking is serene. We have been here several times and have never seen more than one or two other cars, so if you...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We ended up out here as part of a Grey Line bus tour in search of the northern lights. It was a long night but we were rewarded for our patience. Beautiful mesmerizing northern lights. Only wish we had s real camera to take photos....More

Thank TBMARE
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