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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.
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.
While much of the world is on lockdown, Ása Steinars, took to the mountains to isolate herself at a remote cabin in North Iceland.
Being a sheep farmer in Iceland requires a great deal of passion and dedication.
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.
All NORÐUR Journal journey articles
66°North and Arctic Running
The Snowdrifts Cross Vatnajökull
Climbing the Ram
A vertical journey up the south face of Hrútfjallstindar.
Climb to Iceland's highest peak
Eydís María Ólafsdóttir
Sheep herding on Breidamerkurfjall
Þorsteinn Roy Jóhannsson and Hörður Þórhallsson
All sides of Iceland in one day
Festival on a volcanic island
Emilie & Mads
The long run
At the Arctic Ocean
Anton Jonas Illugason
Arnar Logi Hákonarson