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Easy accessible mountain

We have stopped for a while to see waters of Borgarfjörður Fjord. Hafnarfjall is a part of... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
thailon
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Kosice, Slovakia
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 17 June 2018
Sandra M
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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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...more
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We have stopped for a while to see waters of Borgarfjörður Fjord. Hafnarfjall is a part of exhausted volcano Skardsheidi. We have been really impressed by this.

Thank thailon
Reviewed 17 June 2018 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
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

2  Thank Ómar Örn R
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

Thank mjmr
Reviewed 23 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

1  Thank EllaRik
Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 13 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.

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 26 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

6  Thank acstarr
Reviewed 21 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

4  Thank Angloyankophile
Reviewed 12 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

Thank v0yageur22
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