Laugavegur Hike

Heavy and wet snow covering an area of 8 km around Hrafntinnusker, campsite free of snow. Due to foggy conditions a GPS is essential for navigation purposes – good equipment and experience is essential for this hike! Increased flow in the rivers due to heavy rainfall! Further info at +354-570-5929 or at

Water rising!

Heavy rainfall resulting in increased flow in the rivers! Assess every ford very well if crossing on both foot and in a car! Beware in the north and north-west of possible river flooding, landslides and mud-flows!

Highland driving

All driving in the highlands require a 4×4! Highland roads that are currently CLOSED:
Siglufjarðarvegur (76) (west of the Strákagöng tunnel) in result of landslides!
Also Jökulháls on the Snæfellsnes peninsula (570).

Highland hiking trails

Conditions in the highland are very unusual. Much more snow than usual, wet and heavy to hike in. Good equipment and expirence needed. Contact your nearest info center or for further info.

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