The Kjolur Route The Kjolur route traverses Iceland's Highlands. The area is known for its harsh weather and dark but fascinating history. Strong backcountry skills are necessary to hike this route safely.

hoe map The Kjolur Route
  • 48 km

  • 3 days

Suðurland - Norðurland

Summary

trail name

The Kjolur Route

departure

35

arrival

Hveravellir

continent

Europe

country

Iceland

region

Suðurland - Norðurland

distance

48 km

duration

3 days

elevation gain

1.427 m

highest peak

741 m

lowest point

416 m

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