The Hornstrandir Set in the heart of a nature reserve on the Hornstrandir island, this hike immerses hikers in wilderness, self-reliance and seclusion specific to the Iceland fjord regions.

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trail name

The Hornstrandir

departure

Gerðustaðir

arrival

Ísafjarðarbær

continent

Europe

country

Iceland

region

Vestfirðir

distance

88 km

duration

6 days

elevation gain

9.168 m

highest peak

440 m

lowest point

-69 m

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In June 2019 Russian trekker Dmitry Evdokimov set out to hike the Hornstrandir trail in Iceland. In his interview for Hike On Earth, Dmitry explains how he prepared for the trail and why he considers it a positive experience even if he couldn’t complete his hike.
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