– Lat/Long: 65.03° N 16.75° W

IcAskja – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


Askja mountain guide

Askja photo


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. Bárðarbunga (2009 m) 57.8 km
5. Bardarbunga (2000 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