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Askja – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

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Askja

Photo credit: Michael Ryan

  • Elevation: 1516 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: July, August, September
  • Convenient center: Akureyri, Iceland

Askja Climbing Notes

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Askja:

1. Herðubreið (1682 m) 25.4 km
2. Trölladyngja (1468 m) 28.3 km
3. Kverkfjoll (1920 m) 42.3 km
4. Bardarbunga (2000 m) 57.8 km
5. Bárðarbunga (2009 m) 57.8 km
6. Hverfjall (420 m) 63.7 km
7. Tungnafellsjokull (1535 m) 64.6 km
8. Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn (1725 m) 73.3 km
9. Krafla (650 m) 78.3 km
10. Loki-fogrufjoll (1570 m) 78.9 km

 

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