Monthly Archive: September, 2015

Ptarmigan Ridge

If you are looking for trail that is relatively short and easy but doesn’t sacrifice views, Ptarmigan Ridge is one to consider. It lets your car do the hard work of raising from… Continue reading

Laugavegur Day 6 – FIMMVÖRÐUHÁLS to Skogar

Day 6: Fimmvörðuháls – Skogar Distance: 5 miles The wind howls outside. It pushes into the walls of our tent. Some of the gust really tests the limits of the sil nylon. We… Continue reading

Laugavegur Day 5 – Thorsmork – Fimmvörðuháls

Distance: 9 miles Fimmvörðuháls is a 14 miles long route over the Fimmvörðuháls Pass between the Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull ice caps, then down the other side to Skogar. For many it is a… Continue reading

Laugavegur Day 4 – Emstrur (Botnar) to Thorsmork

Distance: 9.5 miles There are two different types of trekkers on the trail. Those, who pack their belonging every morning and carry them on their backs to the next destination. Then there are… Continue reading