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NORÐUR Journal
The Snowdrifts Cross Vatnajökull

Lífskraftur’s aim is to raise funds for the charities Líf and Kraftur. The first step was taken in June 2020 when eleven women crossed Vatnajökull, around 150 km, on cross-country skis. In total, around ISK 6 million was raised during the walk.

All sides of Iceland in one day

This summer, our ambassador, Benjamin Hardman set to traverse and document the whole trail in one straight push


Arctic Glow

With 24 hours of light during Icelandic summer, the opportunities to explore are endless. Benjamin and Eydís headed south to explore Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) and Þórsmörk (Thorsmork) for a mix of natural wonder, great food, culture and midnight hikes. A very full day.


Quarantine at the Arctic's edge

While much of the world is on lockdown, Ása Steinars, took to the mountains to isolate herself at a remote cabin in North Iceland.

Sheep herding on Breidamerkurfjall

Being a sheep farmer in Iceland requires a great deal of passion and dedication.

300 times on top of Iceland

Professional mountain guide Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson reached the peak of Hvannadalshnjúkur for the 300th time earlier this month, but Hvannadalshnjúkur is the highest peak in Iceland.


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All NORÐUR Journal journey articles

Index
13 articles
66°North and Arctic Running
16/08/2021Read
The Snowdrifts Cross Vatnajökull
13/04/2021Read
Climbing the Ram

A vertical journey up the south face of Hrútfjallstindar.

28/10/2020Read
Arctic glow

Benjamin Hardman

06/07/2020Read
Climb to Iceland's highest peak

Eydís María Ólafsdóttir

28/05/2020Read
Hornstrandir 66.45°N

Ragúel Hagalínsson

02/01/2020Read
Sheep herding on Breidamerkurfjall

Þorsteinn Roy Jóhannsson and Hörður Þórhallsson

16/10/2019Read
All sides of Iceland in one day

Benjamin Hardman

06/09/2019Read
Island Festival

25/07/2019Read
Explore

Emilie & Mads

20/02/2019Read
The long run

Elisabet Margeirsdottir

11/02/2019Read
At the Arctic Ocean

Anton Jonas Illugason

03/06/2018Read
On sea

Arnar Logi Hákonarson

17/11/2017Read