Loðmundarfjörður to Borgarfjörður eystri

Statistics

4 - 5

hrs

808

m

758

m

13

max°

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

A rather strenuous walk through vegetation, gravel and rocky spots over Kækjuskörð pass from the Hiking Hut in Loðmundarfjörður to Borgarfjörður Eystri.

This is the old main route between Borgarfjörður and Loðmundarfjörður.

Loðmundarfjörður has been abandoned since 1973 now only with few summer residence.

Loðmundarfjörður has a new hiking hut with good service and facilities.

Along the route are Kirkjusteinn rock and, quite some distance farther on, Kollur both mentioned in elf legends.