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Kerhólakambur in Mt. Esja

Seen from Reykjavík, Kerhólakambur (Kerhólar Crest) looks to be Mt. Esja´s highest point. It isn´t, but nevertheless it is majestic, the trail beautiful and the view is great. We travel through the setting of Kjalnesinga saga, where the main character, Búi Andríðsson, lived in Esjuberg for the most part. This trail is a nice alternative […]

Kerhólakambur í Esju

Séð frá Reykjavík virðist Kerhólakambur vera hæsti tindur Esjunnar. Svo er ekki en kamburinn er engu að síður tignarlegur og gönguleiðin falleg og skemmtileg og útsýni gott og upplagt að fara þessa leið með Wapp – Walking app. Farið er um sögusvið Kjalnesinga sögu þar sem aðalsöguhetjan, Búi Andríðsson, bjó að Esjubergi lengst af og […]

Mt. Esja (Þverfellshorn)

The hike up to Þverfellshorn is the most popular one on Mt. Esja. A good trail lies from the car park at Mógilsá to Steinn (Rock). From there lies a path to the rocks (cliffs), around them and up to Þverfellshorn, where The Icelandic Touring Association has erected a dial with the names of the […]

Hiking trails in the vicinity of Reykjavik

The Wapp offers many good options in the vicinity of Reykjavik. There are easy hikes and more advanced hikes, definitely something for everyone.

Winter sunrise from the slopes of peak Þverfellshorn of Mt. Esja.

Many like to consider the peak Þverfellshorn in Esja mountain as the most suitable hike since it is the […]