Hlodufell

Posted By : TusoDikens/ 658

The Hloduvellir hut was built in 1970 and is located in the lava field at the southern foot of Mt Hlodufell.  It comprises a large entrance and a sleeping hall with a kitchenette (gas-stove).  It accommodates 15 people in bunks.  Water is collected from the roof of the hut. The attractions in the neighbourhood are Mt. Hlodufell, Eldborgin in the Lamb Lava Field, Mt Kalfstindur, Mt Hognhofdi, Mt Skrida and Mt Skjaldbreid.  The hiking trail across Rotarsandur to Gorge Bruararskord is popular and interesting.
The hut is accessible on foot or by jeeps or other robust 4wd vehicles from lake Laugarvatn or the Kaldidalur Route in the West.  Other 4wd access tracks start in valley Haukadalur forest near the Geysir area, and from the southernmost part of the Kjolur route.

The hut is accessible on foot or by jeeps or other robust 4wd vehicles from lake Laugarvatn or the Kaldidalur Route in the West.  Other 4wd access tracks start in valley Haukadalur forest near the Geysir area, and from the southernmost part of the Kjolur route.

GPS: N64°23,911 W20°33,387Primitive facilities.

Mörkin 6, 108 Reykjavík
999, Hálendi
fi@fi.is
http://www.fi.is

+354 568-2533
+354 568-2535
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Kollumúlavatn

Posted By : TusoDikens/ 471

The refuge hut Egilssel at lake Kollumúlavatn  has 22 camp beds available. svefnpokapláss.  A lumber stove provides the heating and a gas cooking plates are at hand. WC and a camping site.

Further information: www.fljotsdalsherad.is/ferdafelag

GPS 64°36.680 N/15°08.750 V

GPS: N64°36,680 W15°08,750
By Kollumúlavatn lake.  Gas for cooking, primitive facilities.

700, Egilsstaðir
ferdafelag@egilsstadir.is
http://www.fljotsdalsherad.is/ferdafelag

+354 860-1393
+354 863-5813
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Strútur – Útivist Touring Club

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Laugavegur 178, 105 Reykjavík
999, Hálendi
utivist@utivist.is
www.utivist.is

+354 562-1000
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GPS: N63°50,330 W18°58,477 North West of Strútur at Mælifellssandur.  Wc.

Bjarg

Posted By : TusoDikens/ 583

Bjarg is an old farm in the town of Borgarnes. The old farmhouse which formerly housed sheep, horses and chicken has been renovated as a guesthouse. Accommodation in a studio apartment for 4 persons with private cooking facilities and WC/shower (cat. III). Another separate space with one double and two 4 persons rooms with shared facilities (cat I). Also 4 persons cottage (75 m2) with two double rooms, kitchen and living room. All rooms have TV and wireless internet.

Bjarg is a quiet place in outskirts of the town of Borgarnes, with a beautiful view and many nice walking tracks. Convenient location for sightseeing in West Iceland. About 1 km from shops and service in Borgarnes.

How to get there (in outskirt of Borgarnes town, Bjarg is 400 m from road nr. 1):

From Reykjavík (road 1): when you arrive in Borgarnes village from Reykjavík you cross a bridge just before entering the village. Soon after the bridge you come to an intersection and you should take the right turn (road  1). Take a right turn at the 2nd street, Bjarg street (aprox 900m) and at the end of this street (aprox 400m) you find the accommodation Bjarg.

From Akureyri (road 1) or Stykkishólmur (road 54): When you arrive in Borgarnes village from the north (Akureyri) or the west (Stykkishólmur) then you come to a traffic circle. You should take the exit into the town (road 1) and take a left turn at the 3rd street, Bjarg street (aprox 1 km) and at the end of this street (aprox 400 m) you find the accommodation Bjarg.

Please contact for prices and booking information.

Borgarnes
310, Borgarnes
bjarg@simnet.is
www.farmholidays.is

+354 437-1925
+354 864-1325
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Hofsstaðir

Posted By : TusoDikens/ 435

We like to invite you to a very unique spot in the north of Iceland, offering excellent panorama view of Skagafjörður. The guesthouse, Sveitasetrið has12 rooms with a private facilities and veranda. The restaurant highlights on home made Icelandic food and focuses on local products with the best ingredient that we can get from each season. The Guesthouse Sveitasetrið is located in Skagafjord by road nr. 76. Only 18 km from the main road no.1.

Here you can benefit from the peaceful countryside with all principal services and recreation of the area within your reach. Excellent walking facilities are in the vicinity and many places of interest are closed by. Stunning nature is at the tip of your finger where the river Héraðsvötn floats peacefully by, only a short distance away from the guesthouse. The area is rich in birdlife and ideal for bird watchers and other nature lovers. The mountain above Hofsstaðir and the scree in it are an ideal place for hikers and geologists and gives breathtaking view over Skagafjörður.

Hosts: Þórólfur Sigjónsson and Guðný Vésteinsdóttir

Skagafjörður
551, Sauðárkrókur
info@hofsstadir.is
www.hofsstadir.is

+354 896-9414
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