Bláhnúkur - Landmannalaugar, Iceland
Bláhnúkur - Landmannalaugar, Iceland
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Iceland Bláhnúkur - Landmannalaugar

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Bláhnjúkur is a volcano in the south of Iceland. Its height is 940 m.

Its name translates to blue peak in English. This comes from the blue-black colour of its sides. The colour is due to volcanic ash and lava flows.

The mountain is situated in Landmannalaugar, a natural park near Hekla. It lies next to the volcano Brennisteinsalda.

A hiking trail leads up to the top of the mountain from which, in good conditions, five glaciers are visible.
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Photography Tips

After the hike, enjoy the view and then take photographs. Think about panorama...

Travel Information

The best way to get to the peak is on road number F 208. The hike is considered easy and takes 1-2 hours round-trip.
The road is closed until approx june because of the snow. Information about closed roads for the highlands can be found on the internet
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing Daytime during summer
Sunrise & Sunset 04:01 - 22:44 | current local time: 00:48
Photo Themes Mountains mountainscape

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